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BTEC works!

BTECs are well recognised by employers, and are the fastest growing route into university, offering students a practical way of learning, to gain industry-specific skills and qualifications.

You can find out all you need to know about BTECs by watching this short video courtesy of ITN Productions and Pearson - the awarding body for BTECs.

BTECs at West Notts

  • Choose from a broad range of subjects.
  • Real work placements provide on-the-job experience.
  • Study centres with industry facilities help prepare students for the workplace.
  • Trips and activities give an insight into the working world.
  • Live project briefs and industry experts inspire learning.
  • Students showcase skills in regional and national skills competitions.


On completion of a BTEC qualification, graduates can choose to move confidently on to university-level study, employment or an apprenticeship!

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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2018

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Best FE college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

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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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