We are an iconic provider of hospital-based healthcare, striving to deliver an exceptional standard of care
We comprise several hospitals, health centres, a nationally accredited education provider and a world-class research institute
We are a nationally accredited, hospital-based Registered Training Organisation - the only one of its kind in Queensland
We are part of a collaborative research institute with The University of Queensland and founding partner of the Translational Research Institute
As the COVID-19 activity in Queensland continues to rapidly escalate, Mater Education have decided to make changes to some upcoming courses due to commence in January 2022.
If you have any questions about the below changes or would like to speak to the team about how this impacts you, please get in touch on 1300 070 350.
Diploma of Nursing (Brisbane and Townsville) and Certificate courses (Brisbane)
All face to face classes due to take place from Monday 17 January to Sunday 13 February will be moved to online delivery:
All students due to commence in these cohorts in January 2022 have been emailed details on how to access online classes.
It will now be compulsory for all Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing study in Term 1 2022.
Students who are fully vaccinated and starting study with Mater Education in Term 1 will move to an online delivery until Friday 11 February 2022.
Professional Development and Essential Healthcare Training
There is currently no change to planned Face to Face courses in this space, however it is a requirement as of 1 January 2022 that all participants currently enrolled or planning to enrol in a Professional Development or Essential Healthcare Training course (e.g. First Aid, Mater Mothers’ First Aid for Babies) to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The health and wellbeing of students, classmates and educators is our number one priority. If you are feeling unwell, you must stay home and isolate. This includes if you have:
If you are required to present for COVID-19 testing, you can find a list of COVID-19 testing centres on the Queensland Health website.
You can also attend the Mater COVID-19 Testing Clinic located on Stanley Street.
If you have any questions about your course, please call the Mater Education team on 1300 070 350. You can also continue to monitor the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website for updates on COVID-19 and the effect on education.
You can also stay up to date by monitoring the following channels: