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Welcome computing and IT applicants!

You have made a great decision choosing West Notts!

  • A big hello!

    Hello and welcome to computing and IT at West Nottinghamshire College.

    Whether it’s programming, games development, data analysis, IT project management or you’d like to become an infrastructure technician, you are just about to start an exciting journey towards your chosen future career.

    You will be with us to gain skills, knowledge and understanding, as well as develop your talents in computing and information technology, ready for the next steps in your career.

    Your time with us will be challenging; you will have assignments, projects and tasks to complete and create, all of which are designed with your future in mind, whether that will be further study, apprenticeships or employment in the IT sector. I hope that you will not only excel on your course but also take part in the activities that our department has to offer, including extra-curricular classes, guest speakers from the industry, live projects, meaningful work placement, departmental and national competitions, and lots of other exciting opportunities.

    We hope you will embrace the opportunity and look forward to welcoming you to our department.

    Trudi Dean
    Head of Department: Digital, Business and Professional

  • Applicant activities

    Before you start at West Notts, here are a few activites to get involved in.

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    Watch - What our students say

    Abby loves to develop her skills on website production, games creation and other technical apps. She gets support and encouragement from tutors who are industry professionals. She likes the differences that college offers from school.

    View the video on YouTube

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    Watch - What our students say

    Jonathan likes the practical side of things which he studies alongside the theory. He’s getting along well with his work placement and gaining confidence and skills. Cyber security is the area he’d like to pursue in the future.

    View the video on YouTube

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    News - Industry week

    Careers talks during industry week help students plan for the digital future.

    Read the story

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    Read letters from our current students

    Our students wanted to share their experiences of college with you. We hope their letters help answer some of your questions and put you at ease.

    Read Josh's letter

  • Ask your tutor

    Anything playing on your mind about your college course? Then send your questions to our college tutors using our simple online form.

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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020

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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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