{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

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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