Swap your course this January 

Are you aged 16-18 and unsure of your next steps? College or sixth form isn't working out? Don't wait until next September to get started, Wirral Met has a range of courses starting in January 2023.

Courses available in:

  • Automotive

    Automotive Maintenance Award - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    Take your first step in to the Automotive industry on this level 1 course. In our workshops, you'll learn all the basics including how to repair engines, tyres, brakes, steering, suspension, transmission and electronics.

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    Wrapping and Accident Repair Award - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    Take your first step in to the Automotive industry on this level 1 course. Develop your interest, skills, and knowledge of vehicle accident repair in a mainly practical workshop setting.

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  • Digital Media

    Introductory Award in Digital Media Level 1 
    Starts: January 2023

    Develop your digital skills on this exciting introductory course. You will be taught a wide range of media skills including video filming and editing, and have the opportunity to design and create your own e-magazine or website.

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  • Engineering

    Certificate in Engineering (Fast-track) - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    This fast-track course is perfect if you want to develop manufacturing and maintenance engineering skills for your future career. You will be introduced to a range of skills including fitting techniques and how to use CAD systems.

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    BTEC Award in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Level 3
    Starts: January 2023

    This exciting level 3 course is based in our industry-standard workshops at Twelve Quays campus. You will learn about all aspects of modern engineering including rapid prototyping, 3D printing and robotics. 

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  • Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy

    Introduction to the Hair and Beauty Sector - Entry level 3
    Starts: January 2023

    Do you dream of working as a hairdresser or beauty therapist? On this entry level course you will be taught a range of techniques which will allow you to work successfully in a salon.

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    Certificate in Hairdressing - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    Take your first step towards becoming a qualified hairdresser! You will learn how to shampoo, condition and style women's hair, plus how to use colour safely.

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    Certificate in Beauty Therapy - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    Take your first step towards becoming a qualified beauty therapist! You will learn how to manicure, pedicure and apply makeup, facial skin care, nail art,  plus the safety involved with these procedures.

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  • Health, Care and Early Years

    Award in Mental Health Awareness (Childcare route) - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    This level 1 qualification raises awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties and dispels some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health. An introduction to childcare is also included.

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    Award in Mental Health Awareness (Health route) - Level 1
    Starts: January 2023

    This level 1 qualification raises awareness of the issues surrounding mental health difficulties and dispels some of the myths and misconceptions frequently linked to mental health. An introduction to healthcare is also included.

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  • Computing and Esports

    Introduction to Digital and Computing Technologies 
    Starts: January 2023

    This course offers an engaging programme for those with a clear interest in the vocational area of Information Communication Technology (ICT). It will develop knowledge, understanding and skills necessary, vocationally and personally, to prepare for employment or move onto a level 2 qualification, providing a high standard of work is achieved.

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    BTEC Esports Diploma  
    Starts: January 2023

    You will explore all aspects of this industry, from planning an Esports event to understanding the role of health and well-being in Esports.

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  • Creative Arts and Music

    Introductory Certificate in Music Level 1 
    Starts: January 2023

    This course will introduce you to a range of basic techniques and skills needed for a career in the music industry. While studying this course, you will have opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills in the areas of music performance and production.

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    Diploma in Creative Arts - Level 2 
    Starts: January 2023

    To develop your knowledge and skills in the areas of creative media and photography. You will also have access to a range of subject specialist resources and facilities including a photography studio, film production studio, editing facilities and more.

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  • Animal Management

    Introductory Award in Animal Care - Level 1 

    Starts: January 2023

    This course is designed to give students the skills and experience of working with small animals with the aim of progressing to higher level qualifications or into work. 

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Different routes to suit you

Apprenticeships

Earn while you earn on an apprenticeship. Take a look at our current vacancies or join our talent pool to have your CV put in front of our partner employers when suitable vacancies arise.

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Traineeships

Traineeships are an ideal opportunity for young people who are motivated to get a job but lack the skills and experience that employers are looking for. You will gain work experience and develop your English and maths skills.

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Routes to Success

Do you want to join college but not sure which subject area is right for you? Our Routes to Success qualifications are 'hands-on' courses which help students gain practical skills and knowledge. Students take part in taster sessions in areas such as construction, culinary arts, hair and beauty, travel and tourism, music and more.

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Prep for Life

Prep 4 Life courses and supported internships offer young people aged 16-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities, the opportunity to develop independence and work skills. Students will start at a level which suits them and receive excellent support throughout their time with us, with fully-accessible facilities, highly trained staff and small group teaching.

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