Barnsley College Launches UK’s First Extreme Academy for Network Training

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Barnsley College is a UK-based, further education college that provides A Levels, T Levels, apprenticeships and higher education for thousands of students. The college, which has been rated “Outstanding” by OFSTED, is a chosen starting point for individuals who want to achieve rewarding careers as a result of their education and qualifications. Located in South Yorkshire, England, the college is comprised of multiple campuses including the Sci Tech Digital Innovation Hub, that houses state of the art facilities promoting digital industry subjects, such as cybersecurity, network technologies, AI, ML, VR, software and programming.



  • Dedicated space mimicking real-world working environment for hands-on networking training
  • Network infrastructure and equipment capable of hosting real-life industry simulations in alignment with curriculum
  • Student access to accreditations and certifications for competitive advantage in job market post-qualifying
"Extreme Academy is an excellent program for any student interested in a career in network engineering or IT, as it provides the foundational skills necessary for them to get started without any prerequisites. Extreme has supported us throughout this process and has provided course materials that will enable our students to build high-demand skills in areas including cloud management and network analytics. It provides students at Barnsley College with both significant value and a competitive advantage for when they graduate."
Azhar Iqbal
Director of IT, Barnsley College

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  • Extreme Academy



  • Network infrastructure and training materials create immersive networking curriculum and learning environment
  • Access to associatelevel certifications offers students competitive advantage post-grad
  • Academy’s continuously developed curriculum offers opportunities for scalable training programs
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