We offer courses specifically designed to meet the needs of students between the ages of 16 and 24 who have a learning difficulty and/or disability, and to help them reach their potential.
We offer flexible learning programmes from Pre-entry through to Level 1.
If you join one of our supported learning programmes we will support you to increase your confidence, self-esteem, self-awareness and independence. You could potentially progress onto higher level courses as well. This could include supported internships, employability skills or other courses at Nottingham College.
We will help you develop independent living and employability skills that will increase your future opportunities and help you in your everyday life.
All our programmes include employability, vocational, personal and social development, maths, English and IT skills.
We have a flexible curriculum to meet the needs of students with higher support needs, and of course having fun and accessing great experiences are a given!
Enrichment activities include: residentials within the UK and Europe, supporting environmental projects, outdoor pursuits and sports of all kinds.
Small class sizes and integrated learning support, combined with tutors with specialist training and the experience to recognise and understand your needs, helps all our supported learning students to achieve.
We have specialist resources such as: a sensory room, accessible IT facilities, and accessible sports equipment. Whatever your level of need, we will help you to enjoy your time here and to succeed.
We have a well-equipped library, and our multi-purpose vehicles are used to help promote independent travel.
We offer flexible learning programmes, from Pre-Entry Level through to Level 1.
- We’ve recently opened a new sensory room and our student garden recently had a massive makeover!
- We also offer Supported Internships to get you into the world of work. You can find out more about Supported Internships here!
Not sure what you'd like to study?
Are you interested in Supported Learning but not sure which course is right for you? You can receive Careers Advice before you decide which course is best for you! Apply through our Application Portal using the link below and our Careers Advisors will help you find the perfect course that's suited to you!Apply for Careers Advice
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If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like to explore and enhance your creative IT/media skills and knowledge in a supportive environment then this course could be perfect for you.
If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and enjoy preparing and cooking food and you’d like to explore a career in the catering industry in a supportive environment, then this course could be perfect for you.
If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and if you enjoy sport or exercise and would like to build a foundation of knowledge about working in the sports, fitness and leisure industry in a supportive environment, then this course…
The Supported Internship is an exciting opportunity to gain realistic employment and training.
If you have moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like a supportive programme, which teaches you a range of valuable skills for everyday life and independent living, then this course could suit you.
If you have moderate learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like a supportive programme, which teaches you a range of valuable skills for everyday life and independent living, then this course could be just what you are looking for.
If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like to learn a range of skills including employability in a supportive environment, then this course could be perfect for you.
If you have higher functioning autism/aspergers syndrome and think you are ready to move onto a Level 1 course, this will aid the transition between school and college and help you adjust to the changes involved.
If you are on the milestone continuum 5 to 8 with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and have high support needs, this course could help improve your confidence and independent living skills.
If you are on the milestone continuum 1 to 4 with significant high support needs, this programme covers the basics of communication and helps to prepare you for life, in our multi-sensory environment.
Duncan loves College and he's come on in leaps and bounds this year. I can't praise Dee Edwards at Nottingham College enough for all she's done for Duncan, and the support and communication which I need and appreciate.Linda Duncan's mum