Please contact us via email: lifelonglearning@wirral.gov.uk or call 0151 666 3330 or 07789 922 542 with any enquiries or to register your interest. You must be aged 19 or over to enrol. You can also follow us on our Facebook page.

If you're unemployed, in receipt of benefits or earn less that £18,135 our courses are completely free.

ESOL

Course When Where
ESOL Speaking & Listening Entry 3 Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Writing Entry 3 Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Reading Entry 3 Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Speaking & Listening Entry 3 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
ESOL Writing Entry 3 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
ESOL Writing Level 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
ESOL Speaking & Listening Entry 3 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
ESOL Reading Entry 2 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Introduction to Reading Skills Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Lunchtime Learning Conversation Class Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Introduction to Writing Skills Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Introduction to Reading Skills Saturdays, 16 January to 27 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Phonics Saturdays, 16 January to 27 March Online
ESOL Entry 2 Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Community Interpreting Level 1 Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Pre Entry Qualification Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Entry 2 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Community Interpreting Level 1 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
ESOL Pre Entry Qualification Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
ESOL Getting Started Pre Entry Writing Skills Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Lunchtime Learning ESOL Pre Entry Conversation Skills Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
ESOL Getting Started Pre Entry Reading Skills Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
New To ESOL Entry 1 Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Entry 1 Conversation Skills Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
ESOL Pre Entry Qualification Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
ESOL Pre Entry Language Development Wednesdays, 13 January to 10 February Online
ESOL Pre Entry Intro To Reading Skills Wednesdays, 24 February to 24 March Online
Pre Entry ESOL Reading Skills Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Pre Entry ESOL Speaking & Listening Skills Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Pre Entry ESOL Writing Skills Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online
EAL Volunteering Thursdays, 25 February to 25 March Online
Getting Started - Maths for ESOL Learners Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online

Maths and English

Course When Where
Functional Skills Maths - Level 1 Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Improve Your Maths Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Getting Started - Maths for ESOL Learners Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
Preparing for Functional Skills - Fractions / Decimals / Percentages Tuesdays, 12 January to 23 March Online
Improve Your Maths Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Preparing for Functional Skills - Improve Your Number Skills Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Functional Skills Maths - Level 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Improve Your Maths Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
1:1 Literacy Support Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Getting Started with Literacy - Entry 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 11 February Online
Phonics/Reading - Entry 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Getting Started with Spelling - Entry 1 Thursdays, 25 February to 25 March The Lauries Centre
1:1 Reading Development Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online
Improve Your English - Entry 2/3 Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Improve Your English Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Improve Your English - Entry 1 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Improve Your English - Level 1 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Functional English - Entry 3 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Introduction to Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar - SPAG Thursdays, 14 January to 11 February Online
Functional Skills English - Level 1 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Improve Your English Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Introduction to Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar - SPAG Thursdays, 25 February to 25 March The Lauries Centre

Computer and Digital Skills

Course When Where
Using MS Office Tuesdays, 12 January to 9 February Online
Intro to MS Office Tuesdays, 12 January to 9 February Online
Functional Skills in ITC - Level 1 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Functional Skills in ITC - Level 2 Thursdays, 14 January to 25 March Online
Getting the Most Out of MS Office Fridays, 15 January to 26 March Online

Family Learning

Course When Where
Phonics for Foundation & Key Stage 1 Parents & Carers Tuesdays, 5 January to 19 January Online
Phonics for Foundation & Key Stage 1 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 6 January to 20 January Online
Story Sacks for Foundation & Key Stage 1 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 27 January to 10 February Online
Reading Together for Foundation & Key Stage 1 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 6 January to 20 January Online
Reading Together for Foundation & Key Stage 1 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 27 January to 10 February Online
Spelling Bee for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 6 January to 20 January Online
Spelling Bee for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Tuesdays, 26 January to 9 February Online
Getting to Grips With Grammar for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesdays, 27 January to 10 February Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Fractions for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 6 January Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Fractions for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 13 January Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Numbers for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 20 January Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Numbers for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 27 January Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Times Tables for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 3 February Online
Helping Your Child at Home with Times Tables for Key Stage 2 Parents & Carers Wednesday, 10 February Online
Eat Well to Stay Well at Home Tuesdays, 12 January to 2 February Online

Practical and Creative Skills

Course When Where
Floristry Mondays, 25 January to 8 February Online
Floristry Tuesdays, 26 January to 9 February Online
Floristry Tuesdays, 23 February to 23 March The Lauries Centre
Getting the Most Out of That Unused Sewing Machine Mondays, 25 January to 8 February Online
Introduction to Simple Sewing Techniques Wednesdays, 20 January to 10 February Online
Working in the Garment/Clothes Trade - Industrial Sewing Tips & Techniques Thursdays, 21 January to 28 January Online
Beginners Guide to Setting Up & Using Your Sewing Machine Mondays, 22 February to 22 March The Lauries Centre
Fashion Upcycling & Sustainability - Level 1 Tuesdays, 23 February to 25 May The Lauries Centre
Introduction to Upcycling Wednesdays, 13 January to 10 February Online
Sewing Techniques - Level 1 Wednesdays, 24 February to 26 May The Lauries Centre
Introduction to Using an Industrial Sewing Machine (Beginners) Thursdays, 14 January to 11 February Online
Beginners Guide to Setting Up & Using Your Sewing Machine Thursdays, 14 January to 11 February Online
Advanced Sewing Techniques - Level 2 Thursdays, 25 February to 27 May The Lauries Centre
Beginners Guide To Using an Overlocker Fridays, 15 January to 12 February Online
Introduction to Using an Industrial Sewing Machine (Beginners) Fridays, 15 January to 12 February Online

Skills for Employment and Volunteering

Course When Where
British Sign Language Introduction Workshop: Meet the Tutor & Start With the Fundamentals Mondays, 1 February to 8 February Online
Child Development - Level 1 Mondays, 11 January to 22 March Online
Teaching Assistant - Level 1 Thursdays / Fridays, 14 January to 26 March Online
Intro to Suporting Children & Young People With a Learning Disability - Level 2 Thursdays, 14 January to 11 February Online
Intro to Suporting Children & Young People With a Learning Disability - Level 2 Thursdays, 25 February to 25 March Online
Teaching Assistant - Level 1 Wednesdays, 13 January to 24 March Online
Horticulture Issues Online Fridays, 29 January to 12 February Online
Horticulture Issues Online Thursdays, 4 February to 11 February Online
Award in Health Improvement - Level 1 Thursdays, 4 March to 25 March Online
Working With Children Course Wednesdays, 13 January to 10 February

Online

Working in Social Care Course Fridays, 15 January to 12 February Online
Safeguarding Children Workshop Wednesday, 3 March Bee Wirral
Safeguarding Adults Workshop Friday, 12 March Bee Wirral
Health & Safety in Construction With
CSCS Card - Level 1
Ongoing courses throughout the year - call 0151 666 3330 for more information  
Community Environmental Volunteering - For Improved Mental Health & Wellbeing Mondays, 1 February to 22 February Online