Why study with Mater Education

Mater Education is committed to building an exceptional healthcare workforce through excellence and expertise in education. Best-practice health and community care is at the heart of everything we do, and it’s through our hands-on and immersive education that we deliver real-world impacts in healthcare.

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JobTrainer funding is now available for selected courses

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COVID-19 close contact requirements for students

The latest close contact health direction classifies students at Mater facilities as health workers. Students who are close contacts are able to attend Mater facilities providing they: 

  • Have tested negative for COVID-19
  • Do not have COVID-19 symptoms
  • Wear a P2 N95 mask 
  • Have notified their Educator at Mater of their close contact status
  • Have breaks outside or on their own
  • Use private transport to travel to work
  • Return a negative COVID-19 test result before returning to Mater and on days 2, 4 and 6 during the 7-day period after becoming a close contact

Helping you, to help others

Mater Education is proud to offer rare scholarship opportunities for some eligible students from an Indigenous or refugee background, as well as those facing financial hardship. 

Find out more about our scholarship opportunities.

The educators are wonderful, and my class is so diverse. We come from a range of ages, backgrounds and life experience so everyone brings something different to the table. We are all super supportive of each other.
Isabella Diploma of Nursing student