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.

Speaking to us during COVID-19

A Career Guidance Officer will be available to speak with you either over the phone, email or via Google Hangouts or WhatsApp video calling, please email guidanceteam@walsallcollege.ac.uk to arrange.

Alternatively we can be contacted on the below telephone numbers:

Andy Clark – 07922 891951

Melanie Kerr – 07922 891927

Tony Lloyd – 07922 891957

Times We Are Available:

Monday – Thursday: 9.00am – 5.15pm

Friday: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Remember our service is free, impartial and confidential and is open to prospective and current students.

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

Please note during COVID-19 we are available during the following hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9.00am-5.15pm
Friday: 9.00am-4.00pm

Our Usual Opening Times are:
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.

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.