Barnsley Adult Skills and Community Learning

Join adult learning

Why not join us and see why 94% of our learners would recommend us to family or friends! We can ease you back into learning with a taster class and take you right through to gaining a full qualification.

Whether you're looking to gain skills to further your career, help you to get a job, or just to pursue a hobby, we've got something for everyone - adults, families, businesses and community organisations. 

Improve your skills or get a qualification

Take a GCSE that you didn't get in school or improve your IT skills to help you compete in the job market. Whatever your reason for returning to learning, we can help.

Our courses are all delivered in a supportive and friendly environment and cater for all levels from beginners through to advanced. 

Develop a hobby or learn for enjoyment

Learn a foreign language or discover the joys of Chinese cookery; check our course list above to find something that interests you - all our courses are informal, friendly and on your doorstep.

Why choose us?

  • 95% of our community learners say they would recommend us, the highest satisfaction rating in the country.
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  • 79% of our adult skills learners progress onto further learning.
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  • in 2015-16 we ran over 600 courses in more than 60 venues across Barnsley.
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  • In 2015-16 we enrolled 4000 learners in 18 different subject areas.
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