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Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre, Learn Local

RTO 3952  ABN 69 093 616 835

COVID-19 Update 

With the introduction of Stage 4 restrictions, Merinda Park students in VCAL, VET and EAL will all be learning remotely from Wednesday 5 August 2020 for the next 6 weeks. Before and After School Care will continue to operate for children of essential workers and vulnerable children as per the Government requirements. This will operate provided it is viable for Merinda Park to do so. The Administration office will be closed however, the CEO or Admin Manager will be on site Mon-Fri for the purpose of childcare supervision. Any further changes will be communicated as soon as they become available.

Vacation Care is being offered for Primary School Children who require care over the September school holidays. Enrolment forms are available on the website under “downloads” or you can use the “My family lounge” app to enrol. Please contact us on 5996 9056 if you have any queries.


Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre is a not for profit community-managed organisation that provide pathways for those who are pursuing a career, change of job or going on to further their education.

As a Learn Local provider, we provide students with the opportunities of learning through low cost, flexible and supportive courses.


Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre has a commitment to child safety by:-

  • having a zero tolerance for child abuse
  • actively working to listen to and empower children
  • having systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and responds to them consistently in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures
  • having a commitment to promoting cultural safety for Aboriginal children, cultural safety for children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.


Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre offers a range of Accredited Courses which are Nationally Recognised qualifications. The courses provide pathways to further study and employment. We offer small class sizes with highly qualified trainers and assessors. Funding from the Government provides lower course fees, if eligibility criteria is met.

See all our courses VCAL


Children’s services

Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre, Inc. Children’s Services aims to provide quality care, with consideration of the needs of children, families and the community, actively supporting growth and development.

We employ professionally trained, experienced staff dedicated to sharing experiences and learning opportunities with your children.

Our programs are gender and ability inclusive as well as developmentally and culturally appropriate. We approach children through encouragement and positive reinforcement.

Early childhood care Outside School Hours Care Vacation Care Playgroup


MPAACS Counselling service offers private and confidential counselling to support all members of the Community from adolescents to adults, supporting issues from grief, anxiety, substance abuse, family, depression and much more. Confidential & professional counselling appointments are available. Fees for sessions range between $11 and $22.


General services

General services

MPLCC has a range of different rooms available for hire including a main hall that will cater for approximately 80/100 seated guests. Two automatic buses are available for hire, weekdays and weekends. Time restrictions do apply during the week.

Be Connected gives senior Australians free access to computers & the internet via internet kiosks. This program is aimed at people over 50 who have never had the opportunity to learn how to operate & explore the internet, with an introduction to computers.

Be Connected Room and hall hire Bus hire

Latest news


Due to the stage 4 restrictions of COVID-19 MPLCC has moved all classes to remote learning. Please contact us on 5996 9056 or email

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2020 Courses

Enrolments for 2020 courses are now being taken. Please contact reception to arrange a time to come in and enrol. Some places are limited so don't miss out. Fees to…

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