{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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Melbourne College of Further Education acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

Melbourne College of Further Education celebrates our diversity and welcome all students, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, sexually and gender diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity, and from people of all ages.

Melbourne College of Further Education is a child safe organisation and we are committed to providing environments where our students are safe and feel safe, where their participation is valued, their views respected, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. For further information, please refer to our student handbook.

We get to know our students and are here to help them achieve their goals 

What People Say About

Melbourne College of Further EducationMelbourne College of Further Education4.9 Based on 56 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onAsma AlshurafaAsma Alshurafa ★★★★★ processing is not complicated to enrol and registering, very quick response from staff over the phone or email, professional teachers and very kind with different backgrounds. Big thanks for everyoneI have completed certificate 3 and keen to continue my learning journey to get diplomaMersina PapagiannisMersina Papagiannis ★★★★★ Fareshta jafriFareshta jafri ★★★★★ sumithra parasuramsumithra parasuram ★★★★★ Great service and good communication with MCFC and got an amazing teacher. She supported to us throughout the whole year.Karen NeumannKaren Neumann ★★★★★ Chloe SmaragdidisChloe Smaragdidis ★★★★☆ Very good first aid training with Melbourne further education helping us being the best first aid role-playing was very fun and knowing what you have to do in the futuremizuki Paulmizuki Paul ★★★★★ Jyotika marwahaJyotika marwaha ★★★★★ Eloise WhitfordEloise Whitford ★★★☆☆ Nilufer KaratasNilufer Karatas ★★★★★ Eqlima RashidiEqlima Rashidi ★★★★★ Good choice for educationLisa BarnesLisa Barnes ★★★★★ Amina Phillip RokoAmina Phillip Roko ★★★★★ Sara AlameddineSara Alameddine ★★★★★ 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 ★★★★★ 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!Afsana HussainAfsana Hussain ★★★★★ AlexandreaAlexandrea ★★★★★ Casey CurrieCasey Currie ★★★★★ ismat zareenismat zareen ★★★★★ Great place to learn and experience the vocational training courses with amazing and friendly staff. Very helpful providing guidance all the way through the learning experience.mandeep kaurmandeep kaur ★★★★★ 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.MiaMia ★★★★★ 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 🤗😘🤩💕Saba WaqasSaba Waqas ★★★★★ Trainer are so much cooperative highly recommended I finished my diploma and got my certificate in three days I am happy that I did my diploma with them thanks Melbourne college of further educationSammy MckaySammy Mckay ★★★★★ Rabia AnwarRabia Anwar ★★★★★ Fatima FirdousFatima Firdous ★★★★★ I appreciate my trainer manu who has always been supported me and encourage me.she was very friendly and teach us delicately always focus on course.i feel very comfortable and satisfied by course with MCFE.rebecca also have been very responsive.this staff are doing their work with care.deepa sharmadeepa sharma ★★★★★ Had really good time with the people and got full support from the MCF team in regards to learning and assignments.Kaneez BakhshiKaneez Bakhshi ★★★★★ Great experience so satisfied with Melbourne college.My trainer Laila was sooo supportive.Anuradha DograAnuradha Dogra ★★★★★ Rinza RizwanRinza Rizwan ★★★★★ Stuart RamsdenStuart Ramsden ★★★★★ very good but Iam a new studentMimi MeoMimi Meo ★★★★★ Rita BllaI’m in 😍Enas HanoEnas Hano ★★★★★ Mahbub AminMahbub Amin ★★★★★ Parita PatelParita Patel ★★★★★ very nice teaching,good trainer,good books and help from trainer throughout training ..jeya preethijeya preethi ★★★★★ 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.Fatima AsifFatima Asif ★★★★★ Aman KaurAman Kaur ★★★★★ It’s been great to study in MCFE. All the staff is so help throughout the course.Laila AliLaila Ali ★★★★★ Molly RobertsonMolly Robertson ★★★★★ Mahjabeen RahimMahjabeen Rahim ★★★★☆ Lavanya AroraLavanya Arora ★★★★★ Second year here. Having a great learning experience in this course and everyone there is supportive and helpful and building strong connection with othersnermen elsalamnermen elsalam ★★★★★ Mervat AttallaMervat Attalla ★★★★★ Mia TeeMia Tee ★★★★★ Marg PardiMarg Pardi ★★★★★ akhila goudakhila goud ★★★★★ parmjit kaurparmjit kaur ★★★★★ It’s been great studying at Melbourne college.Everything went smoothly.mazmaz ★★★★★ 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%. 👌Shahani PatrickShahani Patrick ★★★★★ Elbi ElElbi El ★★★★★ I have such an amazing time at MCEF the teachers reallly take care of there students and make it feel like a safe freiendly environment they go out of there way for us to make sure we have our career path that we’re after an always are willing to go out of there way to help us catch up to our assignments they treat us like familyjs_loader

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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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