The first thing that people tend to notice about us, is our welcoming and friendly atmosphere and all of the support you receive to achieve your ambitions!

If you need careers advice and support before, during or after you’ve completed your course, our trained Careers Guidance Team can help by providing you with in-depth careers information advice and guidance to make sure you make the right informed choices.

They’ll help you decide which course is right for you, from providing careers information and advice, to job-hunting tips and financial assistance advice. Our Careers Guidance Team make it their job to offer the best possible impartial advice, guidance and support.

Parents are also welcome to contact the team about the support available for their child and to find out more about the possible progression opportunities.

Booking an appointment

Starting college can be daunting, but our professionally-trained guidance staff are here to make the process easier.

If you would like to book an appointment with one of our Careers Guidance Team please contact us on 01922 657000 or you can email your enquiry to  GuidanceTeam@walsallcollege.ac.uk, or better still you can drop into the college and see if you could speak to a Careers Officer. The service is free, impartial and confidential and is open to prospective and current students.

From helping you decide which course is right for you to discussing career options, our Guidance Team offers impartial advice, guidance and support, as and when you need it.

Guidance entitlement

To read our Guidance Entitlement CEIAG Statement click here.
To read our CEIAG Policy click here.

Gatsby Benchmarks

The Gatsby Benchmarks outline the important elements of a robust career programme – click here to view them.

Careers education programme

Take a look at our Careers Education Programme right here.

Opening times

Term time and during the holidays
The Careers Guidance Team are contactable and available for appointments as follows:

Monday to Thursday: 8.45am – 5.15pm
Friday: 8.45am – 4.00pm
Evening appointments available on request

The Careers Centre - Wisemore Campus

Term time opening times:

Monday to Thursday: 10.00am to 3.00pm

Tuesday: 3.00pm to 4.00pm

Wednesday: 12.30pm - 3.00pm

Friday: 10.00am to 1.30pm

Once you’ve enrolled as a student, you’ll have free access to use our careers centre, view employability, university and careers resources and use the laptops for research. It’s also furnished with comfy chairs and plenty of table space for you to study.

If you’re interested in studying at our Hawbush Campus, please contact our Careers Guidance Team on WACCguidance@walsallcollege.ac.uk or 01922 657000 (ext 8810).

Hawbush Campus

Term time and holiday opening times:

Monday to Friday: 9.30am to 5.00pm

Useful websites and tools:

Glassdoor

Glassdoor helps you find a job and company you love. Reviews, salaries and benefits from employees.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training, apprenticeships, course resources and funding.

Labour Market Information

To view the Labour Market Information by Region for July-September 2019 click here.

Careerometer Widget

Compare different careers using the widgets below: LMI (Labour Market Information)

Awards:

We again achieved the matrix Standard, which is the unique quality framework for organisations to assess and measure their information, advice and/or guidance services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals, for all students of all ages. We successfully gained re-accreditation in May 2019 for both Wisemore & Hawbush Campuses for adults and young people.

The Careers Guidance Team and Services has also again achieved the Gold Standard for The Careers Quality Award in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance for young people. So therefore, when you visit you can be assured of a warm welcome and expert advice, helping you to explore all the options available to you.

Equal Opportunities

The College is committed to ensuring that every individual who belongs to or accesses our learning community is valued, supported and respected.