Looking for something new to do?

We have got lots of things going on at Barnsley College! Have a look below at all the courses that are starting soon and see what we can offer you. You might be looking to gain a new qualification, update your existing skills or try something completely new.

Once you’ve found a course that’s right for you, fill in our online Part-time Application form and we will contact you with details of how to enrol.

Animal Care

Art and Design

Basic Skills

Beauty

Business and Management

Catering

Childcare and Education Professions

Construction

Engineering

Foundation Studies – including Prince’s Trust

Hairdressing

Health Sciences and Social Care Profressions

Performing Arts

Sport

Teaching

 

Animal Care/Landbased

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Animal Care Level 1 SAT Sept 2018 9.00am – 1.00pm 12 -16 £750

Art and Design

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Ceramics MON or THU Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.00pm 10 £200
Drawing and Painting WED Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.00pm 10 £150
Graphic Design and Photoshop WED Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.00pm 10 £150
Graphic Design and Photoshop Advanced MON Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.00pm 10 £150
Sewing Bee THU Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.30pm 8 £150
Photography (Digital) Beginners / Intermediate MON Apr 2018 6.30pm – 8.30pm 10 £200
Photography (Digital) Advanced WED Apr 2018 6.30pm – 8.30pm 10 £200
Printmaking THU Apr 2018 6.00pm – 8.00pm 10 £200

 

Basic Skills

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) VARIOUS VARIOUS VARIOUS VARIOUS £375-£400
Functional Skills English VARIOUS VARIOUS 1.5 hours per week VARIOUS FREE
Functional Skills Maths VARIOUS VARIOUS 1.5 hours per week VARIOUS FREE

Beauty

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Eyelash and Eyebrow Tinting September 9.30am-4.30pm 1 DAY £100
Gel Polish September 9.30am-4.30pm 1 DAY £100
Make up application September 9.30am-4.30pm 1 DAY £140
Tanning September 9.30am-4.30pm 1 DAY £100

Business, Warehousing and Logistics

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE

Assessing Courses

Assessing Vocational Achievement (Blended Learning) Certificate Level 3 Various Variable Workplace 52 £800
Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (Blended learning) Certificate Level 4 Various Variable Workplace 52 £800

Management Courses

Level 2 – ALL TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Leadership and Team Skills Award 5 £450
Leadership and Team Skills Certificate 10 £795
Team Leading Certificate NVQ 52 £795
Level 3 – ALL TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Leadership and Management Award 5 £550
Leadership and Management Certificate 11 £895
Management Distance Learning Award 6 £395
Management Distance Learning Certificate 12 £595
Management Distance Learning Diploma 20 £795
Management NVQ 52 £1,095
Professional Workplace Coaching Certificate 20 £995
Level 5 – ALL TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Coaching and Mentoring in Management Certificate 20 £2,095
Leadership and Management Award 6 £750
Leadership and Management Certificate 11 £1,050
Leadership and Management Diploma 20 £1,195
Management NVQ 52 £1,595
Management Distance Learning Award 6 £595
Management Distance Learning Certificate 12 £795
Management Distance Learning Diploma 22 £1,295
Professional Management Coaches and Mentors Diploma 20 £2,495
Level 7
– ALL TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Management NVQ 52 £2,500
Strategic Leadership and Management Diploma 28 £1,550
Strategic Leadership and Management Extended Diploma 40 £1,750
Work-Based Learning – The following courses can be started at any point throughout the year. You must be employed or working in a voluntary capacity in a relevant setting.
Advice and Guidance NVQ Level 3 12-18 Months £895
Advice and Guidance NVQ Level 4 12-18 Months £1,095
Business and Administration NVQ Level 2 52 £795
Business and Administration NVQ Level 3 52 £895
Business and Administration NVQ Level 4 52 £1,095
Careers Information and Advice NVQ Diploma Level 4 12-18 Months £1,095
Careers Guidance and Development NVQ Diploma Level 6 52 £1,800
Customer Service NVQ Level 2 52 £795
Customer Service NVQ Level 3 52 £895
Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Services Level 2 12 Months £795
Libraries, Archives, Records and Information Services Level 3 12 Months £895
Higher Education Part-Time Courses
Business Foundation Degree 1 day per week Apr 18 9.00am-4.30pm 4 Years £2,995 per year

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Catering and Hospitality – All courses include the cost of ingredients

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Cake Decorating for Beginners TUE 24 Apr 5.30pm – 9.00pm 5 £80
Curry Club TUE 10 Apr 6.00pm – 9.00pm 5 £80
Junior Chef (Ages 11 – 15 years) MON Sept 2018 4.30pm – 7.00pm 5 £60
Food Hygiene Various Various 6 hours £70

 

Childcare and Education Professions

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
First Aid at Work Emergency Award Level 2 Various Various 9.30am – 5.00pm 1 Day £89
First Aid at Work Award Level 3 Various Various 9.30am – 5.00pm 3 Days £199
First Aid at Work Award Refresher Level 3 Various Various 9.30am – 5.00pm 2 Days £129
First Aid Emergency Paediatric Level 3 Various Various 9.30am – 5.00pm 1 Day £89
First Aid Paediatric Level 3 Various Various 9.30am – 5.00pm 2 Days £129
Work-based Learning – The following courses can be started at any point throughout the year. You must be employed or working in a voluntary capacity in a childacre/education or relevant setting.
Assessors Award 36 £800
Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 2 36 £750
Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3 (Social Care pathway) 52 £1,995
Children and Young People’s Workforce Level 3 (Residential pathway) 52 £1,995
Early Years Educator Level 3 52 £1,995
Early Years Practitioner Level 4 36 £800
Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Service Diploma Level 5 52 £2,500
Playwork Diploma Level 2 36 £750
Playwork Diploma Level 3 36 £995
Playwork Transition Award Level 3 36 £350
Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare 18 £230
Safeguarding Level 3 1 Day £89
Support Work in Schools (Online Distance Learning) Level 2 52 £319
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Award/Certificate (Online Distance Learning) Level 3 52 £319
Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools Diploma Level 3 CACHE (QCF) 36 £995
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificate Level 2 CACHE (QCF) 36 £750

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

 

Computing and Science/IT Academy

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Access Various Various Various Various £150
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel Various Various Various Various £150
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Powerpoint Various Various Various Various £150
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Word Various Various Various Various £150

Higher Education part-time courses

Computing HNC Various Jan 2018 9.15am-4.30pm 2 Years £2,995 per year

 

Construction

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE

Short courses for people interested in DIY projects

Basic Home Maintenance TUE Oct 2018 6.00pm-9.00pm 8 £150
Brickwork TUE Oct 2018 6.00pm-9.00pm 8 £150
Joinery TUE Oct 2018 6.00pm-9.00pm 8 £150
Painting and Decorating TUE Oct 2018 6.00pm-9.00pm 8 £150
Plastering TUE Oct 2018 6.00pm-9.00pm 8 £150

Engineering

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Automotive Refrigerant Handling FRI Various 9.00am – 4.00pm 1 day £200
Certificate for the Requirements in Electrical Installation 17th Edition THU April 2018 6.00pm – 8.30pm 10 £395*
Welding Introduction THU April 2018 6.00pm-8.30pm 12 £400

 

Foundation Learning

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Foundation Learning (14-16 years) – must be Elective Home Educated (EHE) Various Various Various Various FREE
Foundation Learning (16-18 years) Various Various Various 12 FREE
Foundation Learning (19-24 years) Various Various Various Various FREE
Prince’s Trust Programme Jan 2018 Various Various 12 FREE

 

Hairdressing

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Hairdressing and Barbering Level 1 TUE Various 6.00pm – 9.00pm 18 weeks £400*
Hairdressing Level 1 TUE Sept 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 18 £400*
Hairdressing Refresher/Distance Learning Flexible dates Flexible Flexible Flexible Price on application
Traditional Shaving WED Various 6.00pm-9.00pm Two evenings £250

* An introductory three week course must be completed at an additional cost of £40 (full fee payable) before undertaking the Hairdressing Level 1 course

Health Sciences and Social Care Professions

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Counselling Skills Level 2 Various January 2018 TBC 10 £750
Personal Wellbeing Certificate Level 2 Evenings TBC TBC 18 TBC
Distance Learning – The following courses are studied from home.
Dementia Care 26 £400
End of Life Care 26 £400
Mental Health Awareness 26 £400
Infection Control 26 £400
Stroke Awareness 26 £400
Work-based Learning – the following courses can be started at any point throughout the year. You must be employed or working in a voluntary capacity in a relevant setting.
Assessors Award 24 £800
Certificate in leading the internal quality assurance of assessment processes and practice (Blended Learning) Level 4 20 £800
Dental Nursing Level 3 52 £1,900
Health and Social Care Diploma Level 2 CACHE (QCF) 36 £700
Health and Social Care Diploma Level 3 CACHE (QCF) 36 £1,100
Preparing to Work in Health and Social Care Level 1 6 £400

Media and Performing Arts

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Barnsley College and Community Choir TUE 25 Apr 2018 7.00pm – 8.30pm Termly £30 Per Term

 

Sport

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Circuit Training Active IQ Award Level 2 SUN (Alternate) 20 May 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 3 £150
Kettlebells Active IQ Award Level 2 SUN 27 May 2018 9.00am – 5.00pm 1 £100
Personal Training Active IQ Certificate Level 3 TUE 05 Jun 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 5 £750
Sports Massage Active IQ Diploma Level 3 MON Sept 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 15 £1,050♣
Sports Massage Active IQ Certificate Level 4 SAT and SUN 1 Jul 2018

SAT 9.00am – 5.00pm

SUN 9.00am – 5.00pm

16 £550 ♣

PACKAGE DEALS

Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training:
Personal Training Level 3
Kettlebell Level 2
Circuit Training Level 2
Total cost of individual courses £1,500 (Save £250)

TUE 20 Feb 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 17 £1,250

♣ This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan

Teaching

COURSE TITLE DAY START DATE TIME WEEKS PRICE
Award in Education and Training Level 3 MON 9 Apr 2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm 10 £395 inc Registration Fee
Award in Education and Training Level 3 Bespoke Delivery Package Employers ONLY Flexible Flexible Flexible Tailored to your requirements Price on Application
Award in Education and Training (12 Credit Unit) Level 3 Online Provision Various Various Online 10 £450 inc Registration Fee
Award in Education and Training (12 Credit Unit) Level 3 Fast Track 6 days per attendance, 5 days being consecutive Various 9.30am – 3.30pm 3 weeks £495 inc Registration Fee

 

If you are paying for your course

You will need to bring:

  • proof of any benefits you receive e.g. award notice or official letter and National Insurance Number.
  • proof of earnings, such as your most recent pay slip. If you are working and earn less than £20,000 per year you may be eligible for a discount on selected courses.
  • a letter or payment from your employer or sponsor if they are paying for your course.
  • Bank details if you want to pay by instalments (for fees over £150 of courses four months or longer).

For further information visit the Paying for your course page.

You can call in to the Old Mill Lane Campus anytime we are open and speak to an Information Advisor or email us info@barnsley.ac.uk. You can call us on +44 (0)1226 216 123 too!

No formal qualifications? Or did you just miss out on a GCSE Maths or English C grade? Don’t worry!

We offer free qualifications in maths and English to those who have no formal qualifications and want to begin to achieve some. These are flexible courses offered on various days and evenings, aimed at people of any age or ability. Contact us to find out when you can start!

Need to talk to us?

Contact the Information Team on:

Tel: 01226 216123

email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

Supporting you

We are dedicated to ensuring you achieve and enjoy your time studying with us. We have a range of support services available including:

Last updated: 13th April 2018