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

About Us

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.

Who We Are

Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is the trading name for iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd. MCFE is a trusted and well-respected Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with over 20 years’ experience in training, supporting and inspiring students to succeed in their chosen pathway. We believe in real skills for real jobs, we take the extra time to customise our course materials and create new and innovative ways of delivering course content.

and Accreditations

  • Registered Training Organisation (RTO 21340) registered with ASQA
  • Approved to deliver International Courses: CRICOS provider (02961A)
  • Skills First Funding Contract – allowing us to provide a range of government-funded course options to eligible individuals

Training and Assessment

Qualifications and skill sets completed with MCFE are recognised nationally. Qualifications achieved through the Australian VET system are also very highly regarded internationally. MCFE offers high quality training both face to face and via a blended online model, offering students options to undertake our courses in a way that best suits their lifestyle.

Our trainers are dedicated and highly qualified with extensive practical industry experience and committed to providing quality outcomes to our students and ensuring that all training is both engaging and an enjoyable experience.

Our student support team are extremely passionate and committed to helping students succeed. They are always on hand to help with any questions and provide students with the support they may need to complete the course satisfactorily, especially if circumstances change.

We Deliver
Courses In:

  • Aged Care/Individual Support
  • Home and Community Care (HACC)
  • Early Childhood Education and Care
  • School-Based Education Support – Integration Aids, Teachers Aids
  • Work Health Safety (WHS)
  • Business
  • Hospitality
  • Other short courses and tickets

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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Meet Our Team

Qualifications and skill sets completed with MCFE are recognised nationally. Qualifications achieved through the Australian VET system are also very highly regarded internationally.

  • Rohan CrespFounder

  • Amy HickmanCEO

  • Renee RaineyCOO

  • SimoneCourse Advisor


Our head offices are centrally located near Melbourne CBD at 39/617-643 Spencer Street West Melbourne. We deliver courses in a number of different locations around Melbourne including our head office. We pride ourselves on being accessible, and inclusive which is why we hold classes in a number of different suburbs and areas around Melbourne. For more information on all our locations click here.

What People Say About

Melbourne College of Further EducationMelbourne College of Further Education4.9 Based on 55 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onMersina 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 familyTeLeah DavisTeLeah Davis ★★★★★ 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 institutionjs_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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