Merinda Park Learning & Community Centre will be closed from Wednesday 21 December 2016 and re-open Monday 9 January 2017. We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and…
The Staff and Committee of Management would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Merinda Park Learning and Community Centre, Learn Local
RTO 3952 ABN 69 093 616 835
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 & Community will be undergoing extensive renovations in Semester 2, 2016. As a result of the renovations all classes will be relocated to a facility at 1st Floor, 7-9 Bakewell Street, Cranbourne as at 1 July 2016. The only service remaining at the Centre during this time is Out of School Hours Care, Occasional Care, Vacation Care and Playgroup.
We will be back in the new building in February 2017. This is a very exciting time which will create more space for all Centre users.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Broadband for Seniors 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.