For school leavers who are still considering their options, it’s not too late to enrol at Sandwell College and get your future on track, with over 100 courses on offer including new T Levels, Apprenticeships and other vocational qualifications.
Located in the heart of West Bromwich, Sandwell College boasts state of the art facilities and exceptional teaching standards. Sandwell College’s Mega Deal also means that all 16-18 full-time students receive free Metro travel or a bus pass, with financial support, free meals and free and subsidised activities and trips for those students who meet the requirements.
Alongside delivering outstanding pass rates for all of its students, Sandwell College is proud to offer unrivalled mental health services and welfare support, ensuring that every student has access to the guidance they need within a safe and nurturing environment. Mental health support is embedded within every aspect of College life, with learners having access to a network of mentors and confidential counselling services, as well as student-to-student safeguarding and mental health champions.
Sandwell College’s inspiring team of tutors are dedicated to ensuring their students achieve not only their qualifications but also to guide them on their journey into work, further education, and university. Every individual is supported in developing their skills and experience as they prepare for their next step and students have a wealth of opportunity to excel and develop within a positive learning environment.
Courses encompass a variety of careers, from automotive to computing, health and social care. Sandwell College’s wide range of construction courses are a popular option for many students. As one of the UK’s largest employers the construction industry created 10,000 jobs between 2015 – 2020, showing no signs of slowing down. From design engineering and site supervision to project management, you’ll gain industry-level experience and benefit from state-of-the-art training workshops, work placements and construction site visits. With the opportunity to be part of a team or to enjoy the freedom of being your own boss, there are no limits to what you can achieve.
The College is also an award-winning apprenticeship provider with achievement rates far in advance of the national average. Sandwell College works with major organisations including the NHS, Sandwell Council, Tesco, and Jaguar Land Rover – allowing students to earn while they learn and gain crucial industry experience with some of the UK’s biggest employers.
Graham Pennington, Principal of Sandwell College, said: “We know that it has been a hugely challenging year for many young people, and deciding on the next step isn’t always easy or straightforward. It’s not too late to come and talk to us about your future plans – our doors are open and prospective students will have the chance to meet and speak with their teachers and see first-hand the wide variety of opportunities on offer at the College.
“We are committed to inspiring each and every individual to fulfil their ambition and ensure they’re supported every step of the way. I look forward to seeing plenty of new faces at the College, as our newest arrivals prepare for a future that is filled with success.”
To find out more and enrol for September 2021 visit us today!