MCC Macquarie Community College is the third largest community college in the Sydney metropolitan area. The main college campuses are located in Carlingford, Chatswood, Blacktown, Ermington, Ryde and Eastwood.
The College is committed to:
- Meeting the diverse needs of the local community
- Providing quality training with an ethical, caring and professional approach
- Providing pathways to employment, career advancement and career changes
- Continuous innovation, improvement and striving for Best Practice
Macquarie Community College employs over 300 staff committed to providing the community with lifelong learning opportunities that are relevant, accessible and affordable.
The College currently enrols over 10,000 students per year and offers more than 400 courses taught by some 200 experienced and professional presenters at over 50 venues stretching across the northern suburbs of the Sydney metropolitan area.
The College has been providing courses to those in our local community with an intellectual disability. The College is proud to support these programs and continues to work towards ensuring our Disability Program provides affordable and quality courses for people with an intellectual disability in both recreation activities as well as functional skills.
Lifestyle and Leisure Program
For over 60 years the MCC Macquarie Community College has been meeting the needs of the local community with a diverse offering of lifestyle and leisure courses. Students can learn to dance, get fit, join a cooking class, learn a new language or try a new and interesting hobby like African Drumming!
Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program
The Language and Literacy programs provide beginners, intermediate and advanced students with confidence and improved skills. The broad range of courses includes day and evening classes offering specialised training for English as a Second Language students in Accent Reduction, Aussie Business Communication and English in the Workplace. This program also offer business communication packages for the corporate community.
Adult Migrant English Program
MCC Macquarie Community College is also part of the consortium responsible for the provision of the government funded Adult Migrant English Program. The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) provides free English language courses to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants. Participants make new friends and learn about Australia, its people and customs.