Barnsley Adult Skills and Community Learning

Delivery of our courses during COVID-19 (coronavirus) restrictions

The health and wellbeing of our learners, our staff and our partners is always our top priority. We're closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation and are continuing to adapt following the guidance issued by the government and health authorities to help keep everyone as safe as possible. 

We currently have a very limited number of classes being delivered face to face in Wellington House whilst the majority of our courses continue to be delivered online supported by a mixture of email, phone and posted support.

Information about our new courses for 2020-21 is available now using the links below. If you have any questions and need to get in touch please fill in our online contact form and we'll contact you as soon as we can.

If you need support to help you secure employment during this period, or if you need help to update your online Universal Credit journal, our ESF Pathways team are still available to help you. Please fill in our online contact form.

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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 improve your wellbeing, we've got something for everyone - adults, families, businesses and community organisations.

For more information

Call (01226) 775270 or

Improve your skills, get a qualification, or see how learning can improve your wellbeing

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