Computing & IT

A computing and IT qualification at Wirral Met will provide you with a fantastic grounding for an exciting career in many industries. You will study in our specialist facilities and have access to the latest technology including drones and virtual reality tools. Our experienced teaching team will support you in learning about all aspects of this dynamic and innovative sector.

Explore our wide range of courses and progress further in your career with a full or part-time study programme at Wirral Met’s  Twelve Quays campus in Birkenhead, home to world-class facilities and industry standard software and equipment such as drones and virtual reality tools.


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Students completing the level 2 study programmes move on to higher-level courses, jobs, or apprenticeships. Level 3 students often progress on to jobs or Higher Education; you can also study towards the Foundation Degree in Computer Science at Wirral Met College.


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These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

IT Support Technicians can earn from between £18,000 to £30,000 per year, depending on their experience and Web Designers can earn around £15,000 to £30,000 per year.

Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

IT engineers

Up to £51,000

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Programmers and software development professionals

Up to £61,000

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Information technology and telecommunications professionals n.e.c.

Up to £56,000

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