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Why apply now?

Here are just some of the reasons why we’ve already had over 1,000 applications for full-time courses starting in September 2019:

  • 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

Choosing what to do next after leaving school may seem like a daunting task – but we’re here to help every step of the way. There are a number of routes available to you, to help you onto your chosen career path:

  • A Levels
    Level 3
    Course length: 2 years

    94% of our A Level students got a place at their first choice university! Choose specific subjects to suit your career ambitions.

    A level courses
  • BTECs
    Entry Level - Level 3
    Course length: 1 - 2 years

    1 in 4 university entrants in 2017 were BTEC graduates. Choose hands-on learning to gain industry-specific skills.

    View our courses
  • Apprenticeships
    Level 2 - Level 5

    Over 90% of apprentices move into work or further training. Choose to gain vital skills directly in the workplace.

    Apprenticeship courses

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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