Courses and Qualifications

With academic study and personal development playing a major role in WIDI we are proud to promote related courses and accredited qualifications to support individuals in gaining a greater understanding of their job roles and to enable them to develop new skills to support their career development.

Below are details of the current courses and qualifications promoted by WIDI and are delivered by our three academic institutions involved with WIDI – the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Coleg Sir Gâr (Part of the UWTSD Group) and the University of South Wales.

Details of new courses available through WIDI will be added to the website on a regular basis as and when they become available.

Should you wish to find out more about any of the courses listed or wish to enrol through WIDI please don’t hesitate to contact us at

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Health Informatics Qualifications (Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4)

Delivered by Coleg Sir Gâr the online Health Informatics qualifications are for those working in or new to the area of Informatics in the Health and Care Sector and are keen to gain new skills to carry out their job roles as well as preparing them for career progression.  In addition, students could potentially move on to study for a Digital Degree Apprenticeship qualification once completing a Health Informatics course.

The Health Informatics course is a fully funded by a Welsh Government initiative for those working within health and care in Wales.

Further information can be found in the Health Informatics Course Brochure.

For further information contact WIDI at

Digital Degree Apprenticeships

Digital Degrees Apprenticeships are Welsh Government funded opportunities to combine your work-based learning with studying a degree part-time at a participating university.  Apprentices can achieve a degree, learn professional skills, and gain industry knowledge.

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers four, fully funded, part-time Digital Degree Apprenticeship courses at its new IQ Building in the Swansea city’s maritime area.  DDA qualifications can be studied in Applied Data and Information Systems, Applied Computer Networks and Cybersecurity, Applied Software Engineering and a new course has just been launched in Cloud Software Development. 

More information on the 4-year Digital Degree Apprenticeships

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To find out more about each of the courses listed please select from the following:

Two Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeships are offered by the University of South Wales. The part-time courses spread over 56 months are delivered from the University’s Treforest Campus.

More information on the Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeships

Other Degree Courses

A wide range of degree courses are provided by our academic institutions and below are links to just a small number which you may be interested in:


Computing Courses

The University of South Wales’ computing courses cover the full range of subjects required by industry, including programming, security, and games development.


Cybersecurity Courses

Cybersecurity courses at the University of South Wales will equip you for the wide variety of exciting and important careers available in this field, and cover leading-edge technologies such as mobile forensics, ethical hacking, and big data.


Data Science at USW

As a rapidly emerging specialism in organisations, fully trained data scientists, analysts, and programmers are in demand now more than ever. On the University of South Wales’ Data Science course, you will learn how to apply high-level analytical skills and knowledge to solve a range of real-world problems.

Postgraduate Degrees

WIDI is keen to support those who wish to pursue postgraduate studies and potential opportunities exist at Masters and PhD level.  Should you be interested in a postgraduate studies please don’t hesitate to contact us at

Bespoke Courses and Training

Having a vast range of digital expertise across our collaboration, WIDI would love to discuss what support we can offer you and your organisation on delivering bespoke courses in a variety of subjects and formats.  Please contact us at