{MCFE}{643 Spencer St}{West Melbourne}{3003}{Vic}{Australia}{(130) 036-8883}
643 Spencer St, 3003 West Melbourne, Vic
Phone: (130) 036-8883


Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is a trusted RTO that has been operating since 2003 and providing a range of government funded courses in Melbourne. MCFE (RTO no. 21340) specialises in community services courses in Melbourne. We deliver what we promise and offer job ready candidates, providing opportunities for multiple pathways within a supportive, nurturing, and flexible environment. MCFE has a Skills First Funding contract which gives us the ability to offer a range of government funded courses in Melbourne and Victoria to eligible individuals.


Get the skills you need for a job that is in demand

Cert III Early Childhood Education & Care

Your Cert 3 in Childcare is the nationally recognised qualification (CHC30121 –
Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care) you need to be enrolled in to
commence work in an early childhood education and care setting.

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Diploma Early Childhood Education & Care

The Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care reflects the role of educators in early childhood education and care who work in regulated children’s education and care services in Australia.

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Cert IV School Based Education Support

The qualification CHC40221 – Certificate IV in School Based
Education Support is referred to in industry as the Cert 4
Education Support or your teacher’s aide course.

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Cert III Individual Support

Our CHC33015 – Certificate 3 in Individual Support is an aged care course
in Melbourne designed for those wanting to help care for vulnerable
people that need assistance.

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Cert IV in Work Health and Safety

With our BSB41419 – Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course, you will learn
how to protect yourself and your team from permanent injuries.

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Government Funding

MCFE has a Skills First Funding Contract, numerous skill sets and qualifications have access to Skills First Funding with funds made available by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.

If you are eligible, you will have access to NO FEE or LOW FEE course options to help you excel in your career. It is important to note that enrolling in a funded course can affect your access to future skills first funding. The course fees/costs depend upon eligibility for a Government subsidy, detailed fees and funding information can be found.

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What People Say About

Sara AlameddineSara Alameddine
03:09 19 Dec 22
Very professional and organised.we are always felt supported during my course by my fantastic trainer Laila and all staff in the head office. Iqbal was super lovely and friendly, and professional ...thank u all ❤️
Anthea StamatopoulosAnthea Stamatopoulos
10:30 15 Dec 22
Laila was such an amazing and supportive teacher throughout this whole course! Any questions I had, she helped me and supported me constantly. Wouldn’t of been able to get through this course without her!
mandeep kaurmandeep kaur
23:09 11 Sep 22
Hi,I did diploma from MCFE and I really like staff behaviour. Laila and iqbal are good trainer and both are very helpful. I like overall.
09:18 11 Sep 22
I just completed my Diploma of Early childhood education and care with this college . My teacher Laila was always so supportive with me , her passion and dedication was above and beyond . She was always helping me with any questions I might had and she was always supporting me answering my texts while I was messaging her afterclass hours to help me with my assessments. The office team every time I was sending them emails they were always responding on time . Thank you to Laila and Rebecca... 🤗😘🤩💕read more
deepa sharmadeepa sharma
01:10 16 Mar 22
Had really good time with the people and got full support from the MCF team in regards to learning and assignments.
jeya preethijeya preethi
10:36 15 Mar 22
I am studying diploma in early childhood education in mcfe. Wow they are very helpfull .if we asked any help they immediately respond with solutions. Educator is amazing very helpful friendly.
Sarah AdnanSarah Adnan
08:19 15 Mar 22
I am very happy, I am doing my early childhood education and care diploma with them , teacher is very cooperative and understanding, provide variety of information and knowledge and very helpful. I recommend 10/10
mariam mustafamariam mustafa
07:55 15 Mar 22
I've studied at other institutes, however Melbourne College of Further Studies is by far ahead of the rest. Leila my trainer is very knowledgeable and very approachable. Head office and Bec are very helpful whenever I needed assistance with anything and replied to my enquiries promptly. I recommend this college 110%. 👌
TeLeah DavisTeLeah Davis
07:26 15 Mar 22
Teachers are amazing, Laila is always there to help out and offer support sessions. Super straight forward and wouldn’t want to be studying with any other institution

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MCFE Courses & Programs

Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE), as a division of iAscend Polytechnic, provides in-demand vocational courses to get you qualified while you work, gain a new qualification or start a whole new career.

We are with you every step of the way, providing individual class room support and practical hands on training,
to help you achieve the qualification you need.

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