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Who are Connexions Sandwell?


Connexions Sandwell gives statutory careers guidance to young people who live or are educated in the Sandwell area. * We work with young people aged from 13-19 years (up to 25 years for people with additional needs). 

The service is free and impartial.

We give information, advice and guidance that helps young people make informed decisions about their future.

The service is delivered by highly qualified and experienced Personal Advisers and Mentors.

We work with:

  • Those aged 16 and above who need help in finding suitable education, training or employment
  • Those who have SEN
  • Those who need extra support. This includes young parents, young carers, young offenders or those who are looked after
  • Those who are elective Home Educated – but please contact  Attendance & Prosecution first
  • Those who attend ‘The Meadows Sports College’, ‘The Westminster School’, ‘The Brades Lodge’ and Short Stay Schools (Pupil Referral Units) 

The range and depth of the support we give depends on need.

It can include:

  • One-to-one careers guidance
  • Group work
  • Exploration of career ideas and options
  • Advice about Labour Market Information (LMI)
  • Help with learning and career plans
  • Support in moving forward

We organise Careers Fairs and Events regularly throughout the year.

We are part of Sandwell Council and work in partnership with other local services.

We very much support the councils aims to encourage Sandwell residents to Keep on Learning after the age of 16 years


* Check with your school, academy, college or training provider if Connexions Sandwell delivers the Careers Service to your education establishment.


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