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Foundation / Learning Development

B Block, North Nottinghamshire College, Carlton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7AY

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Foundation / Learning Development centre is located n the ground floor of B Block.
    • The students here are also encouraged to broaden and expand their educational experiences across other departments of the college.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Holiday Time)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Worksop.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Worksop.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Blyth Road Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the venue, off of Blyth road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 450cm (13ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the B Block main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 16m (17yd 1ft) from the B Block main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (B Block Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building, off Blyth Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (B Block Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the entrance as you face it.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Level Change (Mid Ground Floor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the ground floor.
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 116cm (3ft 10in).
  • Comments View
    • The ramp is located in the mid area of the ground floor, between the Library and the INsync Salons area. It has handrails on both sides.

Outside Access (Foundation / Learning Development Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of B Block.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in) wide.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the centre.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance can be accessed directly from the B Block car park.
    • There is a similar entrance on the far side of the centre, by the garden area. This is accessed by a deep step (shown in photograph 2). A ramp is due to be installed to make access to the garden area easier.

Level Change (Side Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The scooter can be used in accessible areas of the flat.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 2 shows the kitchen of the Independent Living area at the far end of the centre.
    • Within the maths and ICT room there is a height adjustable desk, large keyboard, rollerball mouse and laptops.

Accessible Toilet

  • Adapted toilets are available in A Block and the Library. Please see the separate guides for these buildings for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilets are available in the main part of B Block. Please see the guide for this building for more details.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.