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A First for Wirral Met – Innovative Microsoft Technician Qualification

Added: (Wed Jun 18 2008)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Wirral Metropolitan College National Certificate Computing student, Harry McLaren aged 19, from Hoylake, was the first full-time student of Wirral Met to gain the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician qualification.

On Wednesday 11th June Mike Haxby, Curriculum Leader for Computing, and Harry McLaren, were invited by Microsoft to attend a Parliamentary reception hosted by Ellesmere Port and Neston MP

Andrew Miller in his capacity as Chair of the Parliamentary Information Technology Committee.

The event was held in the Member’s Dining Room at the House of Commons.

Wirral Metropolitan College was selected as part of Microsoft’s ongoing programme to raise the awareness of its Academic IT Academy scheme which provides the opportunity for both full and part-time learners to achieve industry recognised certifications.


Photograph available, from Left to Right Mike Haxby, Curriculum Leader, Wirral Metropolitan College, Ellesmere Port and Neston MP Andrew Miller, Harry McLaren, Wirral Met Student

Further details available from Sue Baker, Marketing Manager, Wirral Metropolitan College, Conway Park Campus, Europa Boulevard, Birkenhead, CH41 4NT Tel: 0151 551 7

Submitted by:Susan Baker, Marketing Manager
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