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 Mafikeng Campus for enquiries, or contact +27 (0)18 389 2592.

Please enquire at +27 (0)16 910 3040/3195 on the Vaal Triangle 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 Vaal Triangle 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.

Do-it-yourself

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