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Further Education Colleges

Find out more about FE Colleges in Nottinghamshire

Among the county’s many successful FE colleges is New College Nottingham (NCN), one of the largest colleges of further education in the UK with a wide range of full and part-time study programmes.

This leading light in the education sector provides opportunities to over 60,000 students each year.

It was awarded The Queen’s Anniversary Prize 2002 for Higher and Further Education for its success in helping regenerate the historic Lace Market through the creation of its new campus. 

West Nottinghamshire College serves the people of Mansfield, Ashfield and beyond by providing the best quality education and training for all ages and abilities from 14 upwards. Around 20,000 learners per year access the college’s programmes. 

Central College Nottingham (the new name for South Nottingham College) is now one of the largest colleges in the country with 13 centres spread across the city.
It offers a wide range of full and part-time courses from Entry level through to Foundation Degrees.  As Nottingham's 'sportiest college', it offers a thriving Sport Academy for elite athletes in football, rugby and hockey.
It is the only College in the country to have students twice named "national student of the year" by the AOC (Association of Colleges). In 2011 the College's Balls to Poverty charity sport programme was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Award for excellence and innovation.
In 2012 the college was awarded the Word Responsible Tourism Award for Best engagement with people and cultures for its partnership with The Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia. The collaboration was commended for its delivery of high quality education and cultural exchanges for learners from both institutions.

For a comprehensive list of Further Education Colleges within Nottinghamshire - visit the Nottinghamshire County Council website.



Special offers

  1. Attractions


    In Nottinghamshire you will discover plenty of things to do every day of the year and with the help of this great selection of special offers you'll be guaranteed a great time.

    From: Wednesday, 23rd August 2017

    To: Sunday, 31st December 2017

Things to Do Highlights...

St Mary Magdalene Newark

St Mary Magdalene Newark

Open:  Monday – Saturday 8.30am – 12.00 &, 1.30pm - 4.00pm, Sunday 12.00 – 4.00pm Newark's...

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club

Trent Bridge, the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, is a world famous cricketing...

Maun River Cottage B&B

Maun River Cottage B&B

MAUN RIVER COTTAGE B&B & 2 STUDIO COTTAGES Maun River Cottage is a family run B&B situated in...

The Big Tops Children’s Indoor Play and Party Centre

The Big Tops Children’s Indoor Play and Party Centre

The Big Tops children’s  play and party centre is an indoor soft play area with a difference -...