WONDERING where your future will take you? When it comes to choosing the right career path, and advice on going to university and apprenticeships, Sandwell College has every option covered for you.
We’re here to help you navigate your way to a future career with dynamic courses that will lead you to the leading career trends and give you valuable qualifications to maximise on your GCSE results after you finish school.
Many students have gone on to transform their career paths
Students Shaping Their Future
Pavandeep studied Health and Social Care at Sandwell College and is now studying at Birmingham City University, where she hopes to graduate as a Mental Health Nurse.
“As I continued to study Health and Social Care, my confidence grew and I began to gain a sense of belonging. The support we received from all our teachers was phenomenal and I can confidently say that during my time at Sandwell College, every one of my teachers supported me immeasurably every step of the way. Sandwell College wasn’t just an institution for me, it was a second family whereIfelt comfortable, supported and greatly appreciated.”
Hannah was awarded a Distinction in Fashion & Clothing and graduated in Fashion Promotion from the University of South Wales, organising photoshoots for Topman’s social media. Hannah has now launched her own clothing brand HUMANOS.
“I would like to reach out to say thank you to Sandwell College and my tutors, as the qualifications, skills and knowledge I gained led me on the right path to whereIam now with my own successful fashion brand. Last year I was recognised and awarded for being a Rising Star in Business in Wales.”
Believed In Me
Uniqua is now a Higher Executive Officer for the Civil Service. She gained Triple Distinction in Business Studies at Sandwell College and progressed to a Masters in Business and International Relations at Aston University
“My lecturers at Sandwell College believed in me and always pushed me to try my best. They also encouraged me to take part in extra-curricular activities including mentoring, volunteering and Student Officer roles. I didn’t know it at the time, but these learning opportunities benefited me immensely, allowing me to develop the skills and confidence required to successfully apply for university places and internship roles, as well as make progress in my career.”
Mukesh and Kieran both studied Computing at Sandwell College and graduated from Birmingham City University in Computer Science and Computer Networks. Mukesh is now a Graduate IP Network Specialist at Airwave/Motorola Solutions, while Kieran has become a Software Developer.
Kieran says: “The experience of live project work at college gave me a head start on my degree.”
Make Sandwell College your destination to continue your education after school. We celebrate your achievements and we make every day count for you. Your health and wellbeing are really important to us too. We know it’s been a tough time for you and we have plenty of extra support to offer you, including personal mentors you can turn to for motivational guidance, a confidential counselling service, financial help from our Welfare team, plus a free 24-hour online support service. The programme achievement teams are also available to help you with any other course concerns.
Book yourself in for an open day virtual tour and live chat with subject lecturers, giving you personalised advice and career direction for your qualification blended and tailored to your needs. It’s never too early to get prepared for your career by exploring more than 100 different courses to reflect your hopes, dreams and talents.
It’s easy to apply – fill out our fast track form with one of our Schools Team or go online and complete your application quickly and easily, wherever you are. Act fast and apply now to take your place at www.sandwell.ac.uk