Still time to apply for courses at Northern College for Adults

Can we help adults you support? Northern College for Adults has a few remaining residential and non-residential places left on a range of courses. Many adults can study for free or access funding support to enable them to return to education and progress.

Courses include:

  • Business and Enterprise
  • Policing and Criminology
  • Health Science Professions
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • English, Maths and Digital
  • Teaching
  • Community and Social Action


You can view the full course programme which includes additional course areas here: 

We also run a range of foundation and career transition courses. All students or organisations need to do is telephone 01226 776000 or email [email protected] to express an interest and we’ll do the rest. We are based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, and have a national reach.

Can we help adults you support?

We also work with many statutory organisations, community groups, charities and businesses to support adults to re-enter education and transform their lives.

To talk to us about groups you work with who may benefit from a short course to build their confidence and progress onto work or further study, simply telephone 01226 776000 or email Angela Wright at [email protected] to express your interest today.


Why study with us?

Adult students re-entering education at Northern College can learn a new skill and build their confidence to progress onto further study, gain employment or make a career change. Many students have no formal qualifications when they arrive. We build on life experience and can build their skills to progress. Adult students also benefit from a unique learning environment which includes:


  • Studying alongside like-minded adults
  • Option of residential accommodation so you can focus on your studies and receive wrap-around support
  • Acres of surrounding National Trust gardens and parkland free for you to explore
  • Staff specialising in adult education to support you every step of the way
  • Excellent student achievement rates, regardless of entry level
  • A welcoming and inclusive learning environment
  • Studying at a college graded as Outstanding by Ofsted.


Book your course or signpost the adults you work alongside today:

Related Posts