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Jobs & Skills WA

Take advantage of the Lower Fees, Local Skills subsidy

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With the new publicly funded Lower Fees Local Skills initiative from Jobs & Skills WA, in 2022-2023 you will only pay half price to study CHC30121 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care or a third of the price to study CHC50121 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. There’s never been a better time to kickstart your career in early education by studying childcare in Perth
with Meerilinga Training College.

Looking for an alternative pathway to high school? Our Level Up program will help you get the skills you need to get JOB READY

This program is suitable for young people between the age of 15-18 years old. Applicants must have a referral from an Approved Participation Referral Agent.

About Meerilinga Training College

Meerilinga Training College promotes professional excellence in the early childhood education sector by developing Educators who inspire children’s curiosity and learning. We are a Registered Training Organisation (6000) with more than 30 years’ experience in early childhood education, child development and community services across WA.

Our courses will offer you a recognised qualification in early childhood education and care with the knowledge and practical skills to be a confident and experienced educator, for a career working in a range of early childhood settings.

Meerilinga provides high quality education and care in six locations with licensed Early Learning Programs operating. Our expertise and passion for delivering these quality services informs our training practice and enables our students to receive a unique insight into best practice in the early childhood sector.

At Meerilinga Training College it’s not just about what we do but how and why we do it.

We specialise in ‘promoting positive childhoods’ so you’re not just a student to us, you become part of our community. We offer you training and support from our friendly and qualified staff, who are industry professionals with current expertise and many years experience in early childhood education and care.


Contact us today and we’ll help you get the most out of your training!


Why study with Meerilinga?

Our Training College is well-equipped with a learning management system where you can access all the materials you need, from wherever you are
Our online and offline support services are ready to help any time you need. We’ll provide training on how to use virtual tools to help you stay connected with your trainer and classmates
Our blended delivery model which includes face to face learning, virtual classroom and skills instructional class offers maximum flexibility for you to get the most out of your training, and to do what you love while gaining hands-on industry experience and building community connections.
Our courses are run at school-friendly hours and offered at 7 locations that are fully integrated with our Children and Family Services
Our small size classroom provide a nurturing space for you to feel comfortable, safe and you’ll get plenty of one-on-one time with our qualified trainers
We understand that economic uncertainties can bring challenges that can have an impact on your finances, so we provide flexible payment options to suit your financial circumstances


See our courses and start your learning journey with Meerilinga