Supporting YOU into work

City of Wolverhampton College Open Evening

Dates and Times: Wednesday 14 March - 4pm - 7pm

Venue: Paget Road Campus, Wellington Road Campus and Metro One Campus

Details: Whether you’re looking for a full-time course after leaving school, a part-time study option, an apprenticeship, or even a university level qualification, this open event has something for you! The College offers a wide range of courses from games design, accounting and HR management to science, engineering and construction.

Booking: For more information about the courses available and to book your place, visit www.wolvcoll.ac.uk


Fostering for Wolverhampton Information Event

Dates and Times: Thursday 15 March - 9am - 11am

Venue: Wolverhampton Railway Station, Railway Drive, Wolverhampton WV1 1LE

Details: If you’re interested in finding out about becoming a foster parent, come talk to the Fostering for Wolverhampton team at this information event. Find out how you could make a difference to a local child, what the selection process involves, what practical and financial support you will get and meet one of our existing foster carers. For more information visit the new website www.fosteringforwolves.com or call 01902 551133

Booking: Just drop in.


‘Aspire for Better’ – support for women and girls

Dates and Times:

  • Monday 19 and 26 March - Job Club, 9am - 12pm;
  • Tuesday 20 and 27 March - ESOL for Health, 10am - 12pm;
  • Wednesday 14, 21 and 28 March - Coffee Morning, 10am - 12pm and Mother and Toddler, 1pm - 2pm.

Venue: Aspiring Futures, The Old School, 73 Dudley Road, Blakenhall, WV2 3BY

Details: Calling all women who ‘aspire for better’ to drop in for a coffee and get support to improve your health, well-being, financial independence and get connected socially. Thinking of further education or paid work? We can help there too. In fact, we have it all covered. Drop-in for coffee and start working on improving your confidence.
Booking: Just drop in.


Find out about free training to support you into work

Date: Monday 19 March to Saturday 31 March
Time: 10am – 4.30pm
Venue: Mander Shopping Centre opposite Boots

Details: Come to Mander Centre and find out about Wolverhampton Learning Platform, comprising of 7 community organizations helping YOU to find free training, improve your career prospects, find a job or start a new business. Learn more about the free services available from Jobchange, Bilston Resource Centre, Access 2 Business, Topps Training, Gloucester Street Community Centre, YMCA and TLC College.
Booking: Just drop in.


Spring into Action – try something new

Date: Monday 19 March
Time: 9.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: The Way, School Street, Wolverhampton WV3 0NR

Details: Are you thinking about your future work options or looking for help to get a job? Would you like to try a new fun activity or speak to people with new opportunities that could enhance your skills? Then come along to this event and discover what YOU can do in Wolverhampton! Meet over 20 providers who can offer support to help you with your wellbeing, digital and budgeting skills, job searches and learning and training opportunities in a range of sectors including media and construction. Have fun too by trying a host of free activities - try your hand learning new skills that can improve your wellbeing and your employability such as arts and crafts or Beginners British Sign Language and Deaf awareness.
Booking: Book now with the chance to win an ipad at www.wolvesworkbox.com


Afternoon Tea with Fostering for Wolverhampton

Date: Tuesday 20 March
Time: 1.30pm - 3pm
Venue: Ramada Park Hall Hotel, Park Avenue, Wolverhampton, WV4 5AJ

Details: Come and join the Fostering for Wolverhampton team for afternoon tea and find out more about becoming a foster parent. There will be information about how you can make a difference to a local child and an opportunity to talk to existing foster carers.
Booking: Book your place here or call 01902 551133 or visit the new website www.fosteringforwolves.com


Deaf Job Club

Date: Tuesday 20 and 27 March 
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre, (The Bob Jones Centre), Bromley St, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS

Details: Free weekly specialist drop in job club for deaf people living in the Black Country and surrounding areas providing support with CVs, job applications, interview skills, English, tests and more to assist them with opportunities to work, volunteer or set up their own businesses. One to one appointments are also available.
Booking: Just drop in or email marian@zebra-access.com to book for one to one sessions


Careers in rail and construction roadshow - for young people

Date: Wednesday 21 March
Time: Select a time when booking.
Venue: City of Wolverhampton College, Wellington Road Campus, Wellington Road, Wolverhampton WV14 6BT

Details: This roadshow offers information, advice and guidance from industry experts to young people aged 10-29 who would like to know about future career opportunities in the rail, civils and highways sectors.
Booking: Book here!


Spring into Enterprise – get self-employment support

Date: Thursday 22 March
Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm
Venue: The Hayward Suite, Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, WV1 4QR Wolverhampton

Details: An opportunity for residents to get information on setting up their own business and for existing small businesses to gain support. Accountants, solicitors, banks will be available to give business advice, speakers will inspire you with their experiences and new businesses will be showcasing their trade.
Booking: Just drop in or book a place here.
This event is supported by Access to Business


Wolverhampton - A Creative City. Learning from Gen-Y City

Date: Monday 26 March
Time: 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Venue: Light House Media Centre, The Chubb Buildings, Fryer Street, Wolverhampton WV1 1HT

Details: This is an opportunity for talented young people and creative businesses to find out about the opportunities available in Wolverhampton’s exciting creative and technical industry. Hear about the rewarding employment opportunities, great creative tech companies in the city, how you can improve your skills and find learning opportunities.
Booking: Just drop in.

A Gen-Y City capitalisation event


Get an Apprenticeship – open to residents of all ages

Date: Tuesday 27 March
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Venue: Wolverhampton Racecourse, Gorsebrook Rd, Wolverhampton WV6 0PE

Details: Residents of all ages can find out about apprenticeships. Come along and chat to people with apprenticeship vacancies - all under one roof! Everyone attending will get the latest list of apprenticeship vacancies in the city. Find out more at http://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/event/skills-apprenticeship-show-march-2018/ 

Booking: Just drop in.


Fostering for Wolverhampton information evening

Date: Tuesday 27 March
Time: 6.30pm – 8pm
Venue: Molineux Stadium, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4QR

Details: If you’re interested in finding out about becoming a foster parent, come talk to the Fostering for Wolverhampton team at this information evening. Find out how you could make a difference to a local child, what the selection process involves, what practical and financial support you will get and meet one of our existing foster carers. For more information visit the new website www.fosteringforwolves.com or call 01902 551133.
Booking: Just drop in.


WorkboxWolves Workbox

For advice and guidance on a wide range of career options and to find local sources of training visit www.wolvesworkbox.com


Train to Teach at Manor Primary School

Details: Train to become a teacher in a vibrant, stimulating school where pupils thrive personally, socially and academically and achieve the very highest standards nationally. Manor Teaching School has a track record of training the next generation of teachers with 100% of students completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGSE) over the past 3 years gaining employment at the end of their programme. Places to train to be a teacher are available from September 2018. Here you can find more information.


Be a School Admissions Appeal Panel Member

Details: Have you considered becoming an independent schools admissions appeal panel member? This important role requires the ability to carefully consider the cases of all parties and then make a balanced and reasoned decision based on what you have read and heard. The role is voluntary although expenses are paid for attending panel hearings and briefing/training sessions. Here you can find more information.

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