Five reasons to study Early Childhood Education and Care with Meerilinga

By Marnie Adams, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 26 Nov 2022

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Are you looking for a career change into the early childhood education sector? Meerilinga Training College would love to help you get started with a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care! 

What makes Meerilinga the right choice for you? 

Class times that are work-life balance friendly 

Courses at Meerilinga are run part time and designed to support students to reach their goals. They offer classes in CHC30121 Certificate lll in Early Childhood Education and Care at several Meerilinga Community Service locations, as well as in West Leederville, all of which are accessible by public transport. These classroom-based courses can be completed within six months or over a year, or you might wish to try the new Job Ready Program to help you become work ready in just 12 weeks. 

Class sizes that enable a better student focus  

The small size classrooms provide a nurturing space for you to feel comfortable and safe. You’ll get plenty of one-on-one time with our qualified trainers, plus, there is mentoring available if you need that extra help along the way. 

Class delivery that allows for flexible learning 

Courses with Meerilinga follow a blended delivery model, which includes face to face learning, virtual classrooms, and practical placement. This flexibility gives you the space to get the most out of your training, and to do what you love while gaining hands-on industry experience and building community connections. 

Class fees that leave more room in your budget 

Economic uncertainties can bring challenges that can have an impact on your finances, so Meerilinga provides flexible payment options to suit your financial circumstances. 

Class support that doesn’t stop outside the classroom 

There are both online and offline support services offered by Meerilinga to help any time you need. There is training provided on how to use virtual tools for study and to help you stay connected with your trainer and classmates 

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With over 100 years of expertise in training educators, Meerilinga Training College is more than just a place to study. We are a community of lifelong learners passionate about teaching the next generation of young learners. 

Meerilinga offers Certificate III, Job Ready, Diploma and Traineeship pathways to a career in Early Childhood Education and Care. These can be completed within six months or over a year, or you might wish to try the new Job Ready Program to help you become work ready in just 12 weeks. Some of the courses are also eligible for Lower Fees Local Skills subsidy* and Meerilinga offers flexible payment options and language support.

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Meerilinga Training College offers the following Courses for parents looking to start their career as an Early Childhood Educator:

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Excelerate Program:
• 6 months completion
• Classroom based

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care:
• 12 months completion
• Classroom based

CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care Traineeship:
• Workplace based

Take advantage of the publicly funded Lower Fees Local Skills initiative from Jobs & Skills WA in 2022-2023. You will only pay half price to study your CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

 

Completing your CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care with Meerilinga Training College provides:

  • Opportunity to work towards a highly rewarding, challenging, and fulfilling career educating children
  • Fun, energetic, and creative learning environment where each day is different
  • Build your confidence and gain a lifetime skill as an early education and care professional
  • Qualification to work Australia wide
  • Supportive group of trainers specialised in working with children in the early years
  • Additional support for students where English is a second language
  • Large network of Early Education and Care services in Perth and support staff to assist in work experience placement
  • Chance to study with Perth’s Early Education specialists, with a proud training history dating back to WA’s Kindergarten movement of the 1920s.

 

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West Leederville
22 Southport St, West Leederville WA 6007

P: 08 9489 4022
E: mtc@meerilinga.org.au

Ballajura
2 Community Mews, Ballajura WA 6066
P: 08 9249 6980
E: ballajura@meerilinga.org.au

Beechboro
106 Amazon Drive, Beechboro WA 6063
P: 08 9377 4749
E: beechboro@meerilinga.org.au

Cockburn
219 Winterfold Road, Coolbellup WA 6163
P: 08 9331 2211
E: cockburn@meerilinga.org.au

Hilton
85 Rennie Crescent, Corner Paget Street, Hilton WA 6163
P: 08 9331 2211
E: hilton@meerilinga.org.au

High Wycombe
104 Edney Road, High Wycombe WA 6057
P: 0448 025 819 or 0418 828 943
E: highwycombe@meerilinga.org.au

Kingsley
48 Peregrine Drive, Kingsley WA 6026
P: 08 6400 3401
E: kingsley@meerilinga.org.au

Woodvale
30 Chichester Drive, Woodvale WA 6026
P: 08 9309 3462
E: woodvale@meerilinga.org.au

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