Career development

Vision University Centre Mansfield

With a £6.5 million investment in facilities, Vision University Centre provides the people of Mansfield and surrounding areas with a modern, inviting environment in which to take their education higher.

The centre, which officially opened in 2016, houses state-of-the-art facilities including Microsoft suites, as well as a 100-seat lecture theatre, specialised lab for science subjects, glass-walled seminar rooms, and a large learning resource centre with additional PC access.

Take a look around with a virtual tour, here

Access to HE Courses

Our Access to Higher Education courses prepare you for university-level study. If you've been away from education for a while or don't have the traditional qualifications needed to apply for university, this is for you. Find out more

HNCs, HNDs and Degrees

Our huge range of university courses, offered on a full or part-time basis, support your continued career development or the opportunity to explore a new path whilst benefitting from smaller class sizes and studying locally. Our university-level courses are validated by the University of Derby and Birmingham City University and Nottingham Trent University. Find out more

Professional courses

If you want to take the next step in your professional life, or you're a business in need of a staff training solution, we offer high-quality, professionally-accredited programmes for business and individuals. Find out more


Want to earn while you learn? You can gain recognised qualifications, whilst gaining hands-on, practical experience and new skills in the industry of your choice. At the same time, you will be employed and paid at least the National Apprenticeship Minimum wage. Find out more

Adult learning

No matter what stage you're at in your education or your career, we've got the right course to help you achieve your goals. Students aged 19 or over can study our GCSE programmes, work-based learning, diplomas, certificates and apprenticeships, Access to Higher Education courses and much more. Find out more