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Coronavirus - information for students, apprentices and employers

Due to the closure of college we are unable to accept paper applications for our courses. Applications can only be made online.

If you are unable to make an online application, please call 07989315794 or 07957543886 to make your application over the phone.


Due to a reduction in students accessing college, bus services will be restricted on the days that the college is open (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). The following services will continue to run – bus 10 (morning and evening), bus 4 (morning and evening), bus 12 (morning only including a pick-up at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane) and bus 8 (evening only including a drop-off at Farm Foods on Oak Tree Lane).

Special transport will continue to operate. Any student who has been allowed to access college and needs to access a different bus service please contact us on 0800 100 3626 or

Always have a plan B!

Apprenticeships are a great option but as it’s just like applying for a job, you’re not guaranteed to be selected.

So we encourage you not to ‘wait and see’ and always have a plan B by applying for a place at college as well.

Why apply to college?

  • Secures a place in case you don’t find an apprenticeship.
  • It’s another pathway to your dream career.
  • It’s easy to withdraw your application if you gain an apprenticeship, simply give us a call.

Our full-time courses start in September and you can apply for up to four courses which gives you plenty of choice, too.

Places are filling fast have your plan B ready and apply for a college course today!

  • A Levels
    Level 3
    Course length: 2 years

    Taught at the college’s sixth form, A Levels are the usual choice for those looking at moving on to university.

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

    Aim to get you ready for industry, with a real focus on employability. As part of your studies you will undertake a work placement related to your subject area.

    View our vocational courses

Need careers advice?

Remember, an apprenticeship may not be the only path to your dream career.

Our careers team are available to offer impartial advice on your options after leaving school.

Contact the team today:

01623 413325

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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