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.
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.
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.
Useful websites and tools:
Labour Market Information
Compare different careers using the widgets below: LMI (Labour Market Information)
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.
The College is committed to ensuring that every individual who belongs to or accesses our learning community is valued, supported and respected.