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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 in all the new state of the art Centres for Learning, all libraries, primary schools and community venues. Our courses include:  

GCSE's in Maths Higher Tier,
English Higher Tier,
Science Higher Tier,
Spanish and German

Support Work in Schools NCFE level 2 Certificate (Teaching Assistant)

Counselling Skills level 2 Certificate

Mental Health Awareness NCFE level 2 Certificate

Welcome to Psychology

Food Safety in catering Qualsafe level 2 Award
Health & Safety in the Workplace Qualsafe level 2 Award

Functional Skills in ICT
ECDL/ITQ Essentials/Advanced
Digital Skills
Digital Drop In Sessions

SAGE Accounts C&G levels 1 & 2
Payroll Computerised Accounts

Functional Skills in English and Maths OCR Entry 3 to level 2
Creative Writing
English Language Development Classes
Reading Support

Digital Photography and NCFE level 1 Award
Digital Photography and NCFE level 2 Certificate
Photoshop for Beginners
Photoshop Advanced

Welcome to French
Welcome to German
Spanish (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced)

Cake Decorating NCFE level 1 Award
Cake Decorating NCFE level 2 Certificate
Art NCFE level 1 Award
Art NCFE level 2 Certificate
Flower Arranging NCFE level 1 Award
Card Making NCFE level 1 Award
Card Making NCFE level 2 Certificate
Sewing Skills NCFE level 1 Award
Pottery & Ceramics NCFE level 1 Award

Recipes for Healthy Eating
Cooking on a Budget

Floristry Advanced Skills & Techniques
Jewellery Making
Pottery and Ceramics

Holistic Therapies
Welcome to Family and Local History

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.

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

Course Guide 2019/20

Contact numbers for our IAG and Community education Officers:

Ange   0151 443 5386  (Halewood daytime and evening provision)

Jackie  0151 443 2067 (Kirkby/Huyton daytime out-reach provision)

Lesley  0151 443 5398 (Kirkby evening provision)

Tony   0151 443 5388 (Huyton/St. Johns and daytime out-reach and evening provision)

Contact Details

0151 443 5386

New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre
Lichfield Road
L26 1TT

L26 1TT

Alt. contact details

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

Overall rating:


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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