South Nottingham College
Central College Nottingham is the new name of the former South Nottingham College, which merged with Castle College Nottingham in 2011.
The name 'Central' reflects a philosophy and approach to education, where excellent high quality provision is centred on learners, employers' and communities needs. The name also reflects the ethos and ambition of the college and is inspired by its long term 'Hub and Spoke' strategy. A central hub, flagship base with a number of spokes leading to centres of learning, all of which are central to their individual communities.
The college is currently exploring a number of potential sites in Nottingham City Centre to build a new £60million state-of-the-art 'hub' to house the majority of its courses.
Central College Nottingham has centres in New Basford, Beeston, Bingham, Nottingham city centre, Clifton, Highfields, Ruddington, Stapleford and West Bridgford.
Length of Partnership
The college has had a partnership with DMU for over 15 years.
Higher Education: 670
Further Education: 11,871
The latest OFSTED Inspection at Castle College took place in November 2008. During their visit in November inspectors found that the college offered a wide range of courses and had improving success rates and good support for learners.
Nick Lewis, former Principal and Chief Executive, said: ‘I am delighted that the hard work of staff and learners since the formation of Castle in June 2006 has been recognised.
In particular, the ‘outstanding’ grade for Education and Social Inclusion is testament to the ethos of the college and the highly innovative work that is taking place with our community partners
Cara Mercer (BSc Clinical Physiology)
In the summer of 2008 Cara Mercer from Grantham celebrated achieving a 2:1 on the Clinical Physiology Degree. Before starting the course she worked as a cardiographer, and the degree course was ideal for her to progress her career. She is now a cardiac physiologist at Grantham and District Hospital and never thought she'd be where she is today.
"The tutors are so supportive and they really build your confidence. The smaller class sizes mean that the tutors get to know you personally. It's been hard work, but a good four years."
Paul Bourner (Fd Dental Technology)
The course is highly relevant to modern dental technology in both theoretical and practical aspects. It has also enabled me to research other aspects of the job I would not normally experience, giving me a greater understanding of the industry and benefiting my competence enormously. My communication skills have been enhanced, as has my ability to liaise with people confidently.
Commercial Application of the Web (UPCD)
Dental Technology (Foundation Degree)
Dental Technology (BSc Hons) top-up for the Foundation Degree
Central College Nottingham
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