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Welcome to Walsall College


Welcome to Walsall College - one of the most successful colleges in the country, a place to develop the skills employers want by becoming job-ready and getting the qualifications you need to progress to higher education.

By joining us you will belong to the only FE college in the Black Country to be rated outstanding by Ofsted*: outstanding for teaching and learning; outstanding for state-of-the-art facilities; and outstanding for our success rates.

In this prospectus you will find information about our wide range of full time courses and apprenticeships, and the careers our vocational qualifications can lead you to.

If you’re aiming for university then you’re in the right place, as over 500 of our full time students go onto a university each year, including to some of the country’s top institutions. Many students also choose to stay here to study for a degree and benefit from smaller class sizes, more one-to-one support and significantly lower costs than compared to university.

As well as benefiting from outstanding academic opportunities, you can take part in extra-curricular activities - from national competitions, volunteering at events to working on live industry briefs, which will put you one step ahead of the competition when you apply for a job or university place. Walsall College is also the place to make friends and our lively Students’ Union will help you settle into life here. We are not just outstanding; we are an exciting and safe place to study, a place where everyone is welcomed and supported in reaching their full potential. That’s why more than 97% of our students would recommend us and why employers have high praise for our students.

We are constantly investing in our facilities to ensure students get the most out of college life. This year we opened ‘The Hub’ - a stunning new £11m business and sports centre with it’s own gym and restaurant that are open to you and the whole community, and if you have the next ‘big idea’ you’ll find all the support you need in our business start-up centre to help turn your idea into a reality! We also invested over £500,000 in two new engineering and manufacturing workshops and £300,000 in the latest IT equipment for students.

We hope you find the course you are looking for. You have a lot of work ahead but we will support you every step of the way. It’s why we are looking forward to welcoming you - we can’t wait to help you achieve your potential at Walsall College.

About us

Walsall College is an Outstanding provider of vocational qualifications for 14-19 year olds in the Borough of Walsall, typically supporting over 3500 young people in accessing vocational courses each year. In addition, Walsall College provides education and training to over 4000 adults, delivered both at the College campuses and onsite in the workplace. 

We truly believe that we are not simply Walsall College but ‘Walsall’s College’. We want to work with the local community to build a Walsall to be proud of, with a range of opportunities to develop skills and achieve success.

Facilities available

We’re proud to offer an extensive range of facilities across our campuses. With our £64m Wisemore Campus and recently refurbished and extended Green Lane Campus, you will have access to an outstanding learning environment, designed to give you the practical skills, knowledge and experience for career success.

Both campuses have a fully equipped Learning Resources Centre which combine traditional library services with the latest technology and facilities.

As well as excellent learning spaces, we also provide a range of facilities that will help you get the most of your time at Walsall College, including a gym, salon, restaurant, cafe and nursery.

Additional support

We welcome applications from people with additional learning needs, endeavouring to provide the support required for these individuals to realise their potential for learning.

Your disabilities needn’t stand in the way of you achieving your goals. We’ve got excellent facilities and resources to support all our students, as well as a welcoming and helpful team of specialist support staff. We can work with you to arrange additional support for your needs, from dyslexia to mental health to mobility issues. Our deaf, deafblind and visually impaired students benefit from one-to-one tailored support, including interpreters, notetakers and assistive software.

Learner success

  • 100% of students say that they are interested and motivated in lessons
  • 100% of students feel that they get individual support when they need it
  • 100 % of students feel the College provides a suitable range of resources for the course
  • 100% of students would recommend the College

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Walsall College directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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Key information

Venues

  • A: Wisemore Campus
    • Address:
    • Littleton Street West
    • Walsall
    • WS2 8ES
    • Telephone number:
    • Main: 01922657000
    • Website:
    • www.walsallcollege.ac.uk
    • Email address:
    • info@walsallcollege.ac.uk
    • More information:
    • The £64m Wisemore Campus, which opened its doors in September 2009, includes fully-fitted areas for the study of business, creative arts, health, public services and computing. There is also a performance area, motor vehicle workshops, a hair and beauty training salon, a gym, a nursery and a restaurant.

  • B: Green Lane Campus
    • Address:
    • Long Acre Street
    • Walsall
    • WS2 8HX
    • Telephone number:
    • Main: 01922657000
    • Website:
    • www.walsallcollege.ac.uk
    • Email address:
    • info@walsallcollege.ac.uk
    • More information:
    • The recently refurbished and extended Green Lane Campus is a centre for construction and engineering. Modelled on industry standards, the centre has simulated workshop areas for trades, including painting and decorating, brickwork and carpentry.