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About this provider

Barnsley College is an Ofsted outstanding institution and is consistently one of the highest performing colleges in England. In July 2017, the College was crowned Outstanding BTEC Apprenticeship Provider of the Year 2017 at the national BTEC Awards.

Currently the College provides over 100 apprenticeship pathways at intermediate, advanced and higher levels.

The College can tailor programmes to meet your business needs and offer a flexible delivery model designed to accommodate individual learning styles ensuring your staff enhance the quality of their work and positively contribute to the development of your organisation.

What employers are saying

Based on 158 reviews from employers that work with this training provider.

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Overall rating from October 2018 to now

  • Excellent 38 out of 158 reviews
  • Good 91 out of 158 reviews
  • Poor 24 out of 158 reviews
  • Very poor 5 out of 158 reviews


  • Communication with employers (61)
  • Getting new apprentices started (56)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (37)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (33)
  • Improving apprentice skills (32)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (29)
  • Training facilities (21)
  • Adapting to my needs (20)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (20)

Things to improve

  • Communication with employers (53)
  • Reporting on progress of apprentices (47)
  • Providing the right training at the right time (21)
  • Getting new apprentices started (19)
  • Improving apprentice skills (16)
  • Initial assessment of apprentices (15)
  • Adapting to my needs (10)
  • Training facilities (9)
  • Working with small numbers of apprentices (7)

66 Apprenticeships offered

Apprenticeship Type Level View details
Accounts / Finance Assistant Standard 2 Details
Adult care worker Standard 2 Details
Advanced and Creative Hair Professional Standard 3 Details
Advanced Carpentry and Joinery Standard 3 Details
Assistant accountant Standard 3 Details
Associate project manager Standard 4 Details
Autocare Technician Standard 2 Details
Beauty Therapist Standard 2 Details
Bricklayer Standard 2 Details
Building Services Engineering Technician Standard 4 Details
Business Administrator Standard 3 Details
Carpentry and Joinery Standard 2 Details
Children,Young People and Families Practitioner Standard 4 Details
Commis chef Standard 2 Details
Community Activator Coach Standard 2 Details
Community Sport and Health Officer Standard 3 Details
Construction Design and Build Technician Standard 4 Details
Construction Site Engineering Technician Standard 4 Details
Customer service practitioner Standard 2 Details
Customer Service Specialist Standard 3 Details

Contact details

Phone number:
01226 216816

Annual survey results

Employer satisfaction:
Learner satisfaction:
Source: FE Choices

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Explain levels

Apprenticeships are set at different levels of difficulty from the equivalent of GCSE (level 2) up to postgraduate (level 7)

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