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More than a College – College Facilities

At Barnsley College we’re more than a college, apply now!

With a wide range of over 300 courses covering subjects from Animal Care, Business and Catering, to Forensics, Motorsport and Performing Arts, our campuses offer purpose-built accommodation for each subject to ensure you are learning in industry-standard facilities that reflect the environment you will work in after finishing your studies.

Many of our College facilities are working and operating as commercial businesses alongside everyday teaching. This means you will get the opportunity to not only learn in the right environment for your studies but gain real life work experience in your chosen career, giving you a better chance over other candidates when you come to apply for employment.

Our facilities include:

Animal Care

Wigfield Farm with over 60 species of animals


Art, Design and Fashion

Print workshop

3D workshop

Ceramics studio with kilns

Mac suites

Fashion workshop and studio

Business, Warehousing and Logistics

Classrooms fitted with equipment that adapt to boardroom and presentation space.

Catering and Hospitality

Working kitchens


Bar and restaurant


Childcare and Teacher Training



Fujitsu computer lab

Computer studios


Bricklaying workshop

Plastering workshop

Plumbing workshop

Carpentry and joinery workshop

Classrooms fitted with specialist design equipment and software


Mechanical workshops

Electrical engineering workshops

Motor vehicle garage

Motorsports workshop

Hair and Beauty

Hair salons

Beauty treatment rooms

Make-up studios

Nail salons

Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Hospital ward complete with simulation ambulance and resuscitation mannequins


Glass houses and polytunnels


Camera TV studios with playback facility, lighting grid and 12 channel sound system

Radio station

Photography studio

Audio and video editing suites

Music and Performing Arts

Music hall with PA system

Recording studios with mixdown facilities

Drama studios with sound and lighting systems

180-seat working theatre and venue space

Costume, props and furniture store

Sprung floor dance studios

Public services

Simulated forensic crime scenes


4G sports pitch

Gym with health testing equipment

Sports halls

Travel and Tourism

Air cabin

Too much choice?

If you are still unsure what course to study and would like a little help please speak with our Advice and Guidance team who can support you in making the right decision.

Last updated: 27th April 2023

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