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Welcome hairdressing applicants!

You have made a great decision choosing West Notts!

  • A big hello!

    Our teachers and specialists are experts within their fields and together provide a wealth of knowledge and experience when designing and delivering your chosen qualifications

    Continual professional development within their areas of expertise allows the team to create a curriculum that is current, informative, exciting and fun. We work closely with leading industry professionals to integrate strong employer links, we invite guest speakers in to talk, as well as organise industry-related trips and events, all of which will raise your awareness of the world of work within the sector you wish to pursue.

    We always strive for an excellent student experience, with individual support and careers guidance along the way to help you to achieve your own personal goals.

    Our hair and beauty salons which serve both our students and members of the public are outstanding and provide real working environments for you to learn and develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to become successful.

    We look forward to supporting you in achieving your goals!

    Sarah Morley
    Head of Department – Hairdressing, beauty Therapy, Sport and Public Services

  • Applicant activities

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

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    Watch - What our tutors say

    Listen to tutor Suzanne Szepeta tell you about her career journey in the hairdressing industry and hear about some of the great opportunities you’re going to get on the programmes that she teaches.

    View the video on YouTube

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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 Courtney's letter

    Read Lionie's letter

    Read Natasha's letter

    Read 'My journey through the first year'

  • 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.

    Ask a question

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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