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.

COMMITTMENT

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.
Adult courses

Courses

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

Childcare

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

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Counselling

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.

Counselling

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.

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.

 

Broadband for seniors Room and hall hire Bus hire

Latest news

Dates for your diaries

The end of 2016 is fast approaching. Some important dates are available for your own calendars. Read on for closing dates, re-opening dates and anything in between.

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Information Sessions for 2017 Courses

Information sessions are being held for our 2017 courses on Wednesday 7 December at 7pm or Friday 9 December at 10.30am. Please call reception on 5996 9056 to advise of your attendance at…

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