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Online courses

Information on online courses

Want to try something new but don’t want to commit to attending a lesson on-campus? We offer a range of courses that can be studied online and at your own pace, so there’s never been a better time to enrol on one of our online short courses!

Designed to suit any interest, these programmes will give you the chance to learn a new skill, develop existing ones and gain a qualification.

These courses are for learners who are 19 years old and over, and many can be started throughout the year.

Please see the subjects and course details below. We also offer a range of online courses delivered in partnership with e-Careers, including Accounting, Digital Marketing and Project Management. For more information about these courses, please see the e-Careers webpage.



Course Title Duration Fee
Advice and Guidance NVQ Level 3 Up to 18 months £724
Advice and Guidance NVQ Level 4 Up to 18 months £1,395
Principles of Business Administration Certificate (TQUK) Level 2 Online 10 weeks £362 – funding may be available
Careers Guidance and Development NVQ Level 6 Up to 2 years £2,195
Career Information and Advice Level 4 Up to 18 months £1,395
Customer Service Level 3 Certificate 26 weeks £1,265 – funding may be available
Information, Advice or Guidance Level 2 Certificate (Online) 12 weeks £405
Management and Leadership (CMI) Level 5 Up to 2 years Up to £724
Management and Leadership Level 7 Award 40 weeks £650
Team Leading Level 2 Certificate 26 weeks £362 – funding may be available



Course Title Duration Fee
Green Skills and Sustainability Multiple courses Funding Available
18th Edition Wiring Regulations  Up to 12 months £160

Computing/Digital Skills

Course Title Duration Fee
IT User Skills/Essential Digital Skills 6–10 weeks (depending on your prior knowledge). We recommend that you allocate approximately seven hours per week to your studies online. £150 – funding may be available
Cybersecurity Level 1 Award 10 weeks Free – subject to eligibility
Digital Marketing Level 2 Certificate 10 weeks Free – subject to eligibility
Programming Level 1 Award 10 weeks Free – subject to eligibility


Course Title Duration Fee
Nutrition and Health Level 2 6 weeks £362 (funding available)

If you’d like to book a place on one of these courses, simply click the links. To find out more about the courses, fees or funding, call our friendly Information Unit on 01226 216 123 or by emailing info@barnsley.ac.uk

Funding may be available for these courses if you are in receipt of benefits or earn below £21,255 a year.

Interested in our other part-time courses? View our full list on the Adult and Part Time page.

Last updated: 17th June 2024

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