Walsall College Renews Chamber Patronage

16 Feb 2021

Published in: Black Country Chamber of Commerce News

Walsall College Renews Chamber Patronage

Walsall College Renews Chamber Patronage

Black Country Chamber of Commerce have announced today that Walsall College have renewed their patronage with the leading business support organisation.

The college is home to more than 14,000 people studying vocational technical qualifications, apprenticeships and higher education programmes each year.

With teaching provided by 850 staff, linked to 1000 apprenticeship employers and culminating in 89% of courses aligned to local skills strategies, Walsall College is uniquely and proudly vocational and provides students with an outstanding learning experience, education and skills development to support them into higher levels of study and jobs.

Assistant Principal, James Norris said, “Further education has a key role to play in our region’s post-Covid recovery.

“As Chamber Patrons, Walsall College can help employers access the essential skills to build on and future-proof their businesses. He continued, “We also hope to benefit from the continued support of the Chamber’s local employer network, who enable us to deliver the industry placements integral to so many of our qualifications, including T Levels.

“We look forward to demonstrating the impact of these collaborations and our shared ability to drive positive change across the region.”

Jatinder Sharma OBE, FCCA - Principal & Chief Executive of Walsall College, joined the Black Country Chamber Board in December.

The Wolverhampton born accountant, a highly experienced leader, is Principal and Chief Executive of Walsall College, having previously held a number of senior positions in both private & public sectors.

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