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 2018/19

Contact numbers for our IAG and Community education Officers:

Ange   0151 443 2065  (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:


26 April 2019 - 12:58pm
Hi, I am supporting a lady that is interested in maths and english functional skills and cannot seem to reach you by phone, could you offer some advice please. Thank you
11 March 2019 - 3:54pm
Hi, I am interested in learning Spanish. Could you tell me if there is any upcoming courses I could enroll on?
28 October 2018 - 9:05pm
When is the final enrolment date for courses in st Johns info centre
14 October 2018 - 9:42pm
I'm interested in spanish classes. Could you provide me with some information oleas? Thanks.
29 September 2018 - 1:17pm
It is amazing and wonderful to visit your site.Thanks for sharing this information,this is useful to me...
26 July 2018 - 6:52pm
Hi , I’m very interested in completing my level 4 counselling. Could you forward any details regarding this course. Many thanks
23 July 2018 - 9:28pm
Hi Do you know where I can get an evening class to do business studies. I have looked everywhere but there doesn’t seem to be any. I’m hoping you can help me. Thanks Carol
20 July 2018 - 8:50am
Hi / Do you have any pottery classes, in the evening, in kirkby, looking for a night class for 2 ladies, hope you can help. Look forward to hearing from you. Joyce.
11 May 2018 - 12:19pm
Sefton have the Sefton Community Learning Service -
10 May 2018 - 7:41pm
Hi sorry to bother you, I was wondering do you know if the Sefton area does anything similar to your courses, I have not been in Sefton long, and moved from the Kirkby area. Thanks Rose


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