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Family And Community Education (FACE)

Knowsley FACE is the Local Authority's adult education provider.  We offer a range of courses including accredited and non accredited provision.  We deliver our courses across a range of Knowsley Centres for Learning, libraries, primary schools and community venues.

Special Offer this term only: FREE Community Learning courses!

Note:  Resources/material costs are still payable on some CL courses. Usual tuition costs per term of £60 if employed; £30 if unemployed will apply for courses starting in the summer term after Easter.

Download the latest Course Guide

Family Learning Courses (these are FREE)

Our courses are predominately evening provision within the Centres for Learning.  Our daytime provision is delivered in Children's Centre's, community venues, primary schools (Family Learning courses) and Knowsley Libraries.

During lockdown we have been able to transition successfully to remote online delivery of all of our courses. If you need digital support to help you get online, please call Michelle Daly on 0151 443 5389 or email to be signposted to free digital support sessions.

To enrol: simply head to our website; go to the Courses page; search to find the course you wish to enrol on; follow the instructions to create an account and enrol!

Should you need any assistance please contact Ange Powell on 0151 443 5386 or email

Our Vision is "to provide educational learning opportunities that are enjoyable, high quality and meets the needs of Knowsley residents and employers".

Contact numbers for our Curriculum Leads:

Art/Languages/Culture: Jackie Croft 0151 443 2067

Education and Health: Sandra Feerick 0151 443 5387

Essential and Digital Skills: Michelle Daly 0151 443 5389

Essential and Digital Skills: Michelle Daly 0151 443 5389

Contact Details

0151 443 5386

New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre
Lichfield Road
L26 1TT

L26 1TT

Opening days / times

Varies depending on type/length/location of course

Additional Information

Age range

16 - 110

Referral procedure

no formal referral process.

Service cost

See guide

Availability comments

Varies depending on type/length/location of course
Office Hours 9am-5.30pm, Monday-Friday


Various accreditions with awarding bodies

Things to know

3 fully trained IAG Advisers available to offer advice and guidance on courses
Cost depends on course chosen.
DBS Policy in place.

Alternative contact email address -

Delivery period

September - July

Universal AccessUniversal Access

Parking availableParking available

Disabled accessDisabled access

Region wideRegion wide

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10 March 2020 - 10:19am
Hi im looking at doing counselling course. Can you provide information on this please ?
25 October 2019 - 2:55pm
Hi I'm a kirkby resident looking to do a gcse in science near me. Can you tell me what courses are available and how much they are please.
12 October 2019 - 2:33pm
Hi I am interested in doing GCSE Maths and English courses but am I too late to enrol? Thank You
12 September 2019 - 11:08pm
Hi I live in prescot and cannot drive I was wondering what courses you have in this area thankyou
12 September 2019 - 6:01pm
Hi I am enquiring about the counselling course or holistic therapy course as I done Pschology in uni but failed I feel these may be more for me
12 September 2019 - 10:15am
Good Morning , I am Prescot resident looking to enrol on Level 2 TA/childcare course what is available in my local area Thank you in advance
9 September 2019 - 7:36pm
Hi. I am interested in Photoshop beginners course. Am I too late to enrol? Thanks Carole
5 September 2019 - 8:22am
Hi I am interested in doing the level counselling course could you let me have further information please Thanks Julie
3 September 2019 - 7:45am
Hi I’m interested in doing the teaching assistant course could you send me some details please. Thank you.
31 August 2019 - 8:10am
I’m interested in cake decorating. Can you let me know please?


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