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About us

Since 1906, Mater has established itself as a core provider of exceptional healthcare services. The organisation has continued to grow, by bringing together our collective expertise and resources across health, education and research. 

In 1998, Mater Education was established as a nationally accredited, independent, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation (RTO)—the only one of its kind in Queensland. Whether you want to enter the healthcare workforce, build on your existing skillset as a trained healthcare professional or lead professional development for your workforce, you can do so through our world-class programs, facilities and faculty.  

Our commitment 

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.

Why choose Mater Education?

  • Hospital-based campus

    Purposefully integrated and delivered onsite across Mater's range of Queensland campuses, to give you a more comprehensive and immersive study experience.

  • Expert guidance

    Highly qualified educators, clinical facilitators and student services team to support you every step of the way.

  • World-class facilities

    Mater Education is a leading provider of interprofessional healthcare education, training and simulation, with world-class clinical simulation programs, facilities and faculty.

  • Practical learning

    Combined theoretical and simulation based learning provides a balanced approach, to strengthen your understanding, capability and confidence in delivering contemporary best-practice care.

  • Hands-on experience

    Workplace experience placement to give you real clinical experience across Mater’s exceptional hospitals and healthcare services, and our carefully chosen partners

  • Exceptional network

    Connect with other like-minded healthcare professionals and access incredible support and networking opportunities to help you achieve your goals and build a rewarding and enriching professional career.

Townsville Open Day - 18 May

Be inspired by students and educators at Mater Private Hospital Townsville and learn more about what a career in healthcare might look like for you!

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