BUS STRIKE NEWS 18/3/23: Classes will continue as normal, but we are understanding of the disruption this may cause you. Please consider your journey in advance and discuss with your tutors how this may affect your attendance. For more information please visit the National Express West Midlands website.
City of Wolverhampton College are proud to have achieved the following accreditations. Many of these accreditations mean that the college has been through an assessment process that show that we meet set criteria that is assessed externally. In turn, these then show the public that we are an organisation that aspires to excellence in all areas.
As an employer we recognise that:
People who have mental health issues may have experienced discrimination in recruitment and selection procedures. This may discourage them from seeking employment.
Whilst some people will acknowledge their experience of mental health issues in a frank and open way, others fear that stigma will jeopardise their chances of getting a job.
Given appropriate support, the vast majority of people who have experienced mental ill health continue to work successfully as do many with ongoing issues.
As an employer we aim to:
The college is very proud that it is a Disability Confident Employer and we are working towards being a Disability Confident Leader. This means that we will encourage all our suppliers and partners to also sign up to this kite-mark making our communities more inclusive in all walks of life.
We regularly train our management and HR staff to understand all types of disabilities and how people can be supported. We welcome feedback so that we can continually improve.
We are proud to be signed-up to the Armed Forces’ Covenant and to have received a Gold Award from the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme for the support we provide to serving and retired forces’ personnel.
As part of the college’s commitment to ensuring those who serve, or have served, in the armed forces are treated fairly, it operates a guaranteed interview scheme for former forces’ personnel and ensures serving reservists are given time off to fulfil their annual service obligations.