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 are putting learning on your doorstep. If it’s been a long time since you left school or studied, we guarantee you'll find yourself learning with other like-minded people in a friendly atmosphere with supportive tutors to help you to reach your full potential.

Join the many people who have reconnected with learning and gained new skills and knowledge, new qualifications, improved their wellbeing or have boosted their confidence with us.

Our Courses:

Courses to develop your skills:

  • Functional English and maths 
  • GCSE English and Maths
  • Family Learning (how to support your children's learning)
  • Working with children in schools and nursery.
  • Teaching assistant courses
  • Health and Social Care
  • English for Speakers of other Languages
  • British Sign Language
  • Computer and digital skills
  • Food safety and first aid

Interest courses:

  • French
  • Sign language

Courses for your wellbeing:

  • Positive thinking
  • Art, digital photography, glass painting and jewellery making
  • Sugar craft, sewing, cooking and baking

Courses for learner with learning difficulties and disabilities:

  • Our popular courses for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities (LLDD) are designed to help you to develop skills for independent living, gain an understanding of working life or improve your wellbeing. 

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.

Our Wellington House venue is part of Barnsley Safe Places.  For more information see

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,

Wellington House, Wellington Street, 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