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Still time to apply for courses at Northern College for Adults

Added: 24/09/2021

Northern College

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 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 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:


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