Comprehensive and professional career counselling, psychometric testing and career-path guidance services are available. Some of the services available require prior booking, predetermined testing dates and are offered at a fee.

Visit Building A3, Block B, Room 269 (reception) on the Mahikeng Campus for enquiries, or contact +27 (0)18 389 2592.

Please enquire at +27 (0)16 910 3040/3195 on the Vanderbijlpark Campus for more information.

Please call Student Counselling and Development on the Potchefstroom Campus at +27 (0)18 299 2893/2894 for a booking .

Psychometric testing services on the Vanderbijlpark Campus include:

  • Grades 10–12: study-field choices and career guidance
  • Grades 7–9: subject choices and career guidance
  • 19–60 years: study-field choices, career guidance, career-path changes
  • NWU students: course changes and career guidance
  • NWU staff: study-field choices and career-path changes

Psychometric assessment services on the Potchefstroom Campus include:

  • Assessment for course and career guidance and changes (for NWU students) (no costs incurred)
  • Grades 10–12: career counselling and guidance
  • Grades 7–9: subject choices

Career counselling/guidance services without assessments 

  • NWU students: course-related information, soft-skills development, course changes, career mapping, career counselling, first job experience, etc.
  • NWU staff: career counselling and career-path changes
  • Community: guidance with subject choices and study-field choices in collaboration with NWU marketers and student advisers

For assistance regarding CVs, interview workshops, employer presentations, career fairs, etc., please refer to the Career Centre.


If you would like to complete a career-interest questionnaire without assistance or discussion, please see two options available: Career Guidance  or  Interest Index