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First Steps Learning Centre

Where to find us

First Steps Learning Centre
Islington Central Library
2 Fieldway Crescent
London
N5 1PF

The Learning Centre has its own entrance on Holloway Road, about 500m from Highbury Corner.

Contact us

Phone: 020 7527 7002 

Emailfirststeps@isonline.org 

Contact: Tracey Armes 

Public transport

Buses: 43, 271, 393, 263

Tubes: Highbury & Islington (Victoria line), Holloway Road (Piccadilly line)

Trains: Highbury & Islington (First Capital Connect), Drayton Park (First Capital Connect)

What we offer

The centre offers a wide range of free courses including computing, English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), English, maths, personal development and employability. 

Our courses are designed to give you the information, advice, guidance and support to help you progress into further education, training, employment or voluntary work. 

All courses are free and are offered to Islington residents or parents with children in Islington schools. Our courses are aimed at people who are aged 19 years or over, unemployed or low waged and receiving benefits. Please contact centre staff if you aren't sure if you are eligible. 

Disabled access

The Learning Centre is fully wheelchair accessible. Our DisabledGo profile​ for Central Library features a guide to facilities and access for disabled people.


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