New courses starting in April 2021

New courses that start in April 2021 offer a wide range of learning opportunities. Our centres will reopen from 12th April 2021 with Covid-safe measures in place, including social distancing and the use of face coverings. View the course list and find out more

Paying for adult learning courses

The course fee is on our listed courses look up

If a course costs £70 or more, you can ask to pay in 3 instalments.

You can pay by debit or credit card by calling us on 0151 233 1809 or 0151 233 2430 Monday to Friday 10am-4pm.

Alternatively, you can pay by calling our helpline on 0151 233 3026.

Pre-skills assessments

All English, maths and ESOL courses are free but you will need to call 233 2568 to arrange for a pre-skills assessment before you enrol on a course.

Free employability courses

Any of our listed courses marked with an * are employment related or lead to a nationally recognised qualification. If you receive Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group only) or Universal Credit, these are free of charge unless it clearly states that the course is a ‘full cost course’.

Courses marked with ** are also employment related and in addition to the benefits listed above, if you receive Income Support, Housing/Council Tax Benefit, Working Tax Credit, ESA (Support Group) these are also free of charge unless it clearly states that it is a 'full cost course'.

To qualify you will need to show us proof of your benefit status. Proof we accept is a recently dated letter from a Job Centre Plus or similar clear evidence stating the benefit you claim.

Please contact us if you need to know more or download our fees and remission policy.