Fantastic work experience opportunities are available across Barnsley College that could earn you a reward up to the value of £1000 a year. It also looks great on your C.V. and UCAS application!

“It has helped me have a better understanding of work and taught me to think for myself without being told”
Isabel Adams, Hair and Beauty

The Earn to Learn placements are individually designed by College departments to meet their needs. You will have the opportunity to gain a wide range of skills such as; providing excellent customer care, workplace and site maintenance, mentoring, promoting the College, developing projects, carrying out daily administrative jobs and clerical support.

The Earn to Learn scheme does not lead to any formal qualifications but gives you the opportunity to earn rewards which will be paid half termly in the form of travel, food, equipment and/or cash. Plus, you’ll get to work in a real workplace environment and meet some of the staff who support teaching and learning in college.

Exciting opportunities are waiting for you in the following areas:

  • Sixth Form College
  • Catering
  • Essential Skills
  • Land Based Industries
  • Images Salon and Hair & Beauty
  • Early Years
  • Health Sciences and Social Care
  • Student Services
  • Marketing
  • LTU

And many more…

You are expected to use your own time, outside of your timetabled learning hours, as and when required by the individual College departments.

“It has helped me build my confidence with talking to new people and the rewards helped me to sustain learning equipment for my course throughout the year”
Amy Coates, Land Based Industries

Want to get involved in Earn 2 Learn?

You must be:

  • On a full time course
  • Willing to give up some of your spare time
  • Be willing to learn transferable skills
  • Interested in improving your employability

Want to find out more?

If you would like more information on the financial support available to you at Barnsley College or to find out if you are eligible, please contact Student Services on:

Tel: +44 (0) 1226 216 114  or  +44 (0) 1226 216 267
Email : 
or call in to see our Student Services advisors at the Old Mill Lane campus.

E2L Application Form 16-17

E2L Timesheet 16-17

Last updated: 16th August 2016