Learning for Living and Work

Next Steps: Adults With Additional Learning Needs Course Part-time

In Brief

Start Date /

Please contact the Learning for Living and Work Department for further Details: Gavin Mitchell (01226) 216177

Entry requirements

  • An assessment by the College identifying if individual needs can be met.
  • The course has no other entry requirements and is designed for adults over 19 with additional needs and learning difficulties who have been out of education for some time and want to develop their skills.

You will achieve

The course is personalised non accredited learning. Students will work towards their own individual targets.

Course overview

The course is designed to give adults with additional learning needs opportunities to:

  • Develop confidence
  • Learn new skills
  • Enhance communication and social skills
  • Improve wellbeing and life skills
  • Meet new people and make new friends
  • Develop their independence and employability skills

Course content

Pick and Mix sessions could include:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Cookery and domestic skills
  • Creative media
  • Independent living skills
  • IT and computer basics
  • Leisure and community
  • Maths and English
  • Enterprise
  • Employability skills




Personalised learning through individual targets and progress reviews.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

  • Volunteering
  • Employment
  • Increased independence
  • Further higher level study

How much does the course cost?

The course is fully funded with no cost to the individuals with evidence of being in receipt of certain qualifying benefits.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Next Steps: Adults With Additional Learning Needs Course Part-time

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