Still time to apply!

Welcome to Northern College for Adults. We still have places available for a range of courses including:

  • Business and Enterprise
  • Policing and Criminology
  • Health Science Professions
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • English, Maths and Digital
  • Teacher Education

Click here to read about our courses.

Many adults can study for free or access funding support to enable you to return to education and progress. All you need to do is:



Why study with us?

Benefit from a unique learning environment which includes:

  • Studying alongside like-minded adults 
  • Option of residential accommodation so you can focus on your studies and receive wrap-around support 
  • Acres of surrounding National Trust gardens and parkland free for you to explore  
  • Staff specialising in adult education to support you every step of the way 
  • Excellent student achievement rates, regardless of entry level 
  • A welcoming and inclusive learning environment  
  • Studying at a college graded as Outstanding by Ofsted 
  • Being covid-secure by complying with all government guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19. 

We are based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, and have a national reach.

You can also view our full range of courses for adults and choose to apply online at