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Careers Service

We offer all students and their parents'or carers' a high quality free and impartial information advice and guidance service.

The service

The college careers programme will provide your child with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to prepare them to face the challenges and opportunities of learning and working that lie ahead of them. The Gatsby Benchmarks are recognised nationally as the blueprint for what a good careers programme should look like and this is incorporated into our programme.

  • Free impartial information, advice and guidance provided by experienced, qualified career professional advisors.
  • Confidential careers guidance appointments with a member of the Careers Guidance Team.
  • Pre-entry and on-course guidance on options and alternative routes.
  • Events and online opportunities to meet universities, apprenticeship training providers, recruitment agencies and employers.
  • Notifications sent direct to your child’s careers platform, accessible via their mobile phone or PC, relating to apprenticeships, university workshops, tours and open evenings, business start-ups and regular updates on labour market information (LMI).
  • The dedicated careers website and job shop are easily accessible for useful careers information, advice and guidance websites and part time jobs.

Visit the careers advice page

Meet the team

If you’re child is unsure of what to do next, then speak to our careers advice team who can help support you with all aspects of careers and employability, including:

  • One-to-one guidance interviews
  • CV, cover letters, interview preparation
  • College and university options and applications
  • Funding for university studies
  • Online resources and assessments

Meet the careers advice team


Useful links

Tutorial Programme

Your child will attend a weekly tutorial and benefit from a programme which incorporates a range of career development skills:

  • Grow throughout life
  • Explore possibilities
  • Manage career
  • Create opportunities
  • Balance life and work
  • See the big picture.

Contact the careers team

Contact us or drop-in to make an appointment to see one of our advisers.

Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction.**Learner Exit Survey 2019/20

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area.

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We have four campuses each boasting a number of state-of-the-art facilities.

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