Barnsley Adult Skills and Community Learning

Join adult learning

Why not join us and see why 95% 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.

Take a look at all of our courses below or download our prospectus.

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Improve your skills, get a qualification, or learn for enjoyment

Take a GCSE that you didn't get in school, improve your IT skills to help you compete in the job market, or just develop a new hobby. 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.

How to enrol

Before you enrol for a course you'll have an informal chat with one of our tutors so that we can advise you on the right course for you.

Paying for a course

You can pay online for any of our courses. You might also be entitled to a reduction in course fees if you're on certain benefits.

Support for learners

When you're learning with us we'll make sure you've got all the support you need from your tutor and from our platform for learning.

Learning centres

Our learning centres are located across the borough, so there's probably a centre and a course that's within easy reach of you.

Courses for businesses

Keep your business on track with our courses for employees, some of which we can deliver on your premises.

Tell us what you think

You can help us improve our courses by completing our online learner surveys and taking part in the national learner survey.

Why choose us?

  • Over 95% of our adult learners say they would recommend us to family or friends.
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  • 90% of our adult skills learners achieved their qualification.
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  • In 2017-18 our learners achieved over 1700 certificates between Entry level to Level 2.
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  • In 2017-18 we enrolled almost 4000 learners across 17 different subject areas.
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