Wirral Metropolitan College

Wirral, United Kingdom

Location: Wirral, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 16+ years

About Wirral Metropolitan College

Who we are

Wirral Met College is a large College of Further and Higher Education, supporting over 5,000 students every year, studying a range of courses from entry level to higher education, with a particular emphasis on the development of vocational skills. The college provides a wide range of post-16 education and training including 16–19 study programmes in vocational areas, adult learning programmes, apprenticeships and traineeships.

Our Vision

To be an outstanding college.

Our Mission

We will enhance the economic prosperity of young people, adults and employers through high quality, work-related education and training.

Our Values

  • Success 
  • Passion 
  • Integrity 
  • Respect 
  • Opportunity

Our Campuses

We have four campuses, three of which are in Birkenhead and one in Bebington. Conway Park Campus has excellent learning facilities including the Birches Restaurant where students studying on Hospitality and Catering courses and learn through practical and theoretical sessions. The Hair and Beauty Salons are commercially run and open to the public, enabling students to practise their skills in a real working salon.

At our Twelve Quays Campus, you will find many areas of study including our Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) centre which opened last year complete with the latest digital technology, engineering workshops and laboratories. The Twelve Quays Campus is also home to our Logistics and Warehousing Centre, Higher Education (HE) Centre and Art, Media and Music studios.

Our Wirral Waters Campus is based in the Wirral Waters Enterprise Zone and is dedicated to providing education and training for the Construction sector. Students can study Brickwork, Carpentry & Joinery, Electrical Installation, Painting, Design & Decoration, Plastering, and Plumbing & Gas Installation at this campus.

Sport, Outdoor Education and Public Services courses are held at the College’s Oval Campus in Bebington (next to the Oval Leisure Centre), where students take part in a wide range of outdoor activities, and students have access to the Oval Leisure Centre facilities.

Wirral Met College – do you want to join us on our journey?

At Wirral Met College we are constantly striving to improve our services to students and local business and are looking for staff who share the same enthusiasm.

In return, staff can expect our commitment to their personal and professional development plus a benefits package including generous holiday entitlement plus public holidays, efficiency days and a pension scheme.

Ofsted Inspection October 2017

Wirral Met College’s Inspection Grades:

Effectiveness of leadership and management           Good

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment           Good

Personal development, behaviour and welfare          Good

Outcomes for learners                                                                Good

What Ofsted said:

“Students develop excellent skills to prepare them for the workplace” 

“Students make very good progress” 

“Teachers have high expectations of students” 

“Students’ behaviour in college is excellent” 

“Education and training for students with high needs is outstanding”

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Address: Conway Park Campus, Europa Boulevard, Conway Park, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 4NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 551 7777