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Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Who to contact

0808 1003626

Where to go

Derby Road
NG18 5BH

Additional sites:

Construction Centre at Julias Way, Lowmoor Road, Station Park, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7RB Tel: 01623 413332

Engineering Innovation Centre at Unit C, Gateway 28, Oddicroft Lane, Penny Emma Way, Sutton-in-Ashfield,NG17 5FA  Tel: 01623 413315

Ashfield Centre at Huthwaite Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2EL Tel: 01623 413349

Other Details


Referral required
Referral Details

Notes Individuals can apply to the college in their own right or referrals may be made via Nottinghamshire County Council Targeted Support.

Local Offer


West Nottinghamshire College is a large general Further Education college providing an excellent learning experience to all its learners, enabling them to progress successfully to the next stage of their lives, be that further or higher education or the world of work.  With four main sites it is a highly successful and vibrant College based in the Mansfield and Ashfield area with excellent pass rates and high student success levels.


The college offers a range of vocational courses across a wide range of academic levels from pre-entry to Higher education.  It is a fully inclusive college welcoming applicants with learning difficulties and disabilities. Please click on the link for further information about the college


Vision West Nottinghamshire College has a large LLDD department called Foundation Studies as well as an award winning Learning Support Team.


Foundation Studies

Foundation Studies offers a range of courses aimed at developing independence skills and/or employability skills at a range of levels to suit individual needs. There are opportunities for students to meet new people and take part in activities, all in a supportive and friendly environment.  The Foundation Studies Team has a wealth of experience which enables every young person to achieve their full potential.

In order to help young people succeed in life Foundation Studies offers:

  • Excellent learner support services for a wide range of learner needs.
  • Extensive range of differentiated courses from Pre-Entry Level to level 1 including independent living skills, employment skills and a wide range of animal care courses.
  • Opportunities to participate in taster days prior to joining the college.
  • Progression routes and opportunities to gain new experiences.

Click on the following links for further information on Foundation Studies courses

Learning Support

Vision West Nottinghamshire College values all learners equally, acknowledging differences and fully supporting inclusive learning.  The college has a comprehensive Learning Support Team who work closely with students, schools, outside agencies and tutors to provide an individual support package.  Support is regularly reviewed and the aim, where possible, is to guide the learner towards independence.

The team have a growing reputation and has won the Association of Colleges Beacon Award for Inclusive Learning. They have significant and comprehensive experience and/or training in the following additional need areas: Attention Deficit Hyper Activity Disorder, Autistic spectrum, Challenging behaviour, Hearing impairment, Language/communication needs, Learning Difficulties, Physical impairment, Visual impairment, Multi Sensory Impairment, Mental Health Needs, Complex Health Needs, Learning Disabilities and/or difficulties.

Click on the following links for further information on Additional Learning Support

Contact Name
Yvonne Jackson
Contact Telephone
01623 627191
Contact Email
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type
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