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.