Adult Skills and Community Learning,


Cudworth Centre of Excellence, Robert Street, Cudworth, S72 8UQ

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Who we are

Information on adult learning and opportunities to develop a new skill or hobby in a learning centres throughout the borough. This is for everyone including people with disabilities. This is part of the Barnsley Safe Places

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Whether you want to develop skills to get in to work or move on in work, if you would like to learn something new, or improve your mental health and wellbeing, we have the courses just for you.

We offer courses and classes for people aged 19 and over who want to improve their wellbeing, employability and skills or gain qualifications.

With options for a range of levels and abilities, we can help you to set goals based on what you’d like to achieve. You can ease back into learning with a taster class and go right through to gaining a full qualification.

Our team of friendly tutors and advisors will support you every step of the way and make sure you can start a learning journey that’s right for you. Get in touch to find out more!

All Of Our Courses:

  • Courses for adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • English for speakers of other languages (ESOL)
  • Positive thinking
  • Creative wellbeing
  • Health and Social Care 
  • Working with children and families
  • Food Safety, Health and Safety at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Employability
  • IT and digital skills
  • English
  • Maths

Receive 1-1 support from an advisor whether you are looking for work or want to progress in your current job.  We can also help with CV's, job applications, interview skills and much more.

To find out more about how to enrol, paying for a course and what support is available for learning, visit our website or ring or call into one of our learning centres to discuss your next step.  We look forward to welcoming you to Barnsley Adult Skills and Community Learning soon.

Safe Places

Barnsley Safe Places welcomes anyone over the age of 16 to join as a member. Anyone can feel unsafe or unsure whilst out and about if something goes wrong. The venues available in Barnsley have been trained to be welcoming and helpful to anyone and everyone. There are a variety of venues such as libraries and cafes so you can find a quiet place by yourself or get help.

Opening Times

Come to our enrolment days

If you're interested in finding out more and taking the next step, come and have a chat! We are hosting enrolment days which allow you to see our facilities, talk to our staff and take an assessment if needed to see what level you are currently at. You will also be able to chat with an advisor who can help you choose the right course for you. Whether you're looking to get a job in childcare, IT services or something to improve your wellbeing, we are here to help. 

Come along and see us on one of the following dates in Wellington House, 2nd Floor, Market Street, Barnsley S70 1WA.

  • Saturday 20 August from 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Monday 22 August from 9.30am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 23 August from 9.30 to 7pm
  • Monday 5 September from 9.30am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 7 September from 12.30pm to 4pm for ESOL courses
  • Wednesday 7 September from 9.30am to 7pm

Contact Details

Contact name: Adult Skills and Community Learning

Email address:

Role: General contact details

Phone number: 01226 775270

Mobile number:

Address: Wellington House, 2nd Floor, Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1WA


Address details:

Cudworth Centre of Excellence, Robert Street, Cudworth, S72 8UQ

Royston Lifelong Learning Centre, Station Road S71 4EP

Roundhouse Lifelong Learning Centre, Laithes Crescent, S71 3AE

High St, Penistone, Sheffield S36 6BR, UK

Acorn Centre, High St, Grimethorpe, Barnsley S72 7BB,

2nd Floor, Wellington House, Market Street entrance, Barnsley, S70 1WA

Other Details

Cost: Most of our courses have a fee, however some courses may be available for no fee or at a discount if you are unemployed or on a means-tested benefit and are actively seeking work. We will explain all the course fee options available to you in person.

Published: 09 August 2019