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Coronavirus - information for students, apprentices and employers

Due to the closure of college we are unable to accept paper applications for our courses. Applications can only be made online.

If you are unable to make an online application, please call 07989315794 or 07957543886 to make your application over the phone.


Due to a reduction in students accessing college, bus services will be restricted on the days that the college is open (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The following services will continue to run – bus 10 (morning and evening), bus 4 (morning and evening), bus 12 (morning only including a pick-up at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane) and bus 8 (evening only including a drop-off at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane).

Special transport will continue to operate. Any student who has been allowed to access college and needs to access a different bus service please contact us on 0800 100 3626 or

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Why apply now?

  • There is limited spaces on our courses, so applying early means you will secure your place at college.
  • Places are filling fast! We've aleady received over 4,000 applications for September 2020.
  • Remember, you do not need to wait for your results to apply!

So what are you waiting for?

Find a course and apply online today

Why choose West Notts?

  • We retained our Ofsted Good status in 2017.
  • 98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019.
  • We have been ranked as one of the top colleges in the UK based on student satisfaction (Learner Exit Survey 17/18).
  • We offer unrivalled state-of-the-art facilities in the region for A Level and vocational study.
  • We put employability at the heart of all we do - our students leave us confident and work-ready.
  • We have a large network of support which students can access even after they’ve left us.
  • Getting here is easy – with a college bus service which covers 12 routes across two counties, and access to a public bus route which runs directly outside college.
  • We provide great progression routes – with a university centre on campus.

Your options

There are a number of routes available to you after you have left school, helping you onto your chosen career path:

  • A Levels
    Level 3
    Course length: 2 years

    A Levels are academic qualifications taken after GCSEs. Each A Level focuses on a specific subject area, students normally take two to five depending on career goals.

  • BTEC
    Entry Level - Level 3
    Course length: 1 - 2 years

    Work-related learning aimed at preparing you for further study in a specific industry.

  • Apprenticeships
    Level 2 - Level 5

    Work and study at the same time. You’ll learn practical skills at work and may also go to college on day release. You’ll also earn a weekly wage.

Upcoming event

College Open Evening

Thursday 2 July

Find out more and register

Find out more about our open day

Why choose West Notts?

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98.8% A Level pass rate in 2019

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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