Complete a Government Funded Course in Melbourne at iAscend


Please visit our other webpage Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) for all full qualifications. 

We have recently launched this new division and are very excited about having a new face to our company. 

Short courses are still delivered under the iAscend division.

Yes, we are still the same company and training organisation. 

Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) is a division of iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd, it is the same registered training organisation. The website for MCFE can be located here, all company policies and procedures, RTO registration details are the same across all divisions of iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd. iAscend is also a trading name for and a division of iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd, iAscend covers all our short courses. 

iAscend Polytechnic Pty Ltd, is a Registered Training Organisation with approvals for CRICOS. In addition, we have contracts to deliver training with access to Skills First Funding and Vet Student Loans (VSL). RTO no. 21340, CRICOS Provider No: 02961A. 

We deliver Certificate to Diploma level government funded courses in Melbourne as well as offer traineeships in many fields, these need to be accessed via

Our popular courses include:

Fees and Charges

To view our fees and charges for all courses follow this link to the fees on the MCFE website.The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials.

Please bring your Medicare card and driver’s license (or Australian Passport) to class as we need this evidence to issue you with a unique student identifier (USI), check eligibility for government funding and issue you a certificate.


Vet Student Loans

iAscend Polytechnic has been approved to deliver the Diploma of Early Childhood Education & Care (ECEC) via Vet Student Loans (VSL).  To view more information about VSL you must go to our new Melbourne College of Further Education (MCFE) website and access the VSL page.  


Quality Reports

iAscend Polytechnic trading as MCFE and iAScend operates in compliance with Australian and State Government training quality standards so that clients can be absolutely assured that they are receiving high quality, robust and industry relevant training products. iAscend's most recent results can be accessed here: Audit Report .


iAscend Reporting App
Use the link above during your class to document a incident or WHS issue.