Our Founder Professor Joan Winch started Marr Mooditj Training to offer Aboriginal people the opportunity to access Training and educational programs that provide skill and knowledge to in Healthcare.
Today Marr Mooditj Training has matured and grown to become one of the Leading Aboriginal Managed Registered Training Organisation in Western Australia delivering Health and Community Services related qualification.
Marr Mooditj continues to be a strong advocate for better health outcomes and is committed to providing recognised qualification to achieve this.
Our motto still today is “Aboriginal Health in Aboriginal Hands”.
At Marr Mooditj Training we continue to promote awareness of social and emotional wellbeing. We consider total health meaning taking a holistic approach to an individual’s wellbeing. We do this by providing a safe and cultural learning environment where we celebrate our student’s achievements together.
We continue to have the City of South Perth participating, and this year we welcome the City of Victoria Park on board, along with the WA Police Force. We look forward and encourage the wider community to get involved in our community at Marr Mooditj Training.
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This course is another pathway for Aboriginal people to gain registration as an Enrolled Nurse and work across a variety of domains such as Child Health, Mental Health and Theatre Nursing. There may be scholarships available through the Western Australia Health Department that may assist in student training fees.
If you love working with people and are passionate about helping others when in need, then this profession is for you and it can lead you to greater higher career pathways into higher education.
We will support you through the training and facilitate your clinical placements, our environment promotes student to connect with each other and build positive relationships.
There are around 360,000 nurses and midwives registered in Australia, and the majority of Midwives and Child Health Nurses are women (98.6%).
At Marr Mooditj Mark Walters (Midwife) and Daniel Larranaga (Child Health Nurse) are all too familiar with being in a minority in the nursing profession. Daniel is an educator in the Enrolled Nursing team, and Mark in the Primary Health Care Practice team. Both bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their teaching, with the drive and enthusiasm that is critical to ensure there is diversity and strength in the health teaching field. Their role as educators and role models is essential in cultivating and sustaining more skilled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in nursing and primary health care.
The much-anticipated 2018 Open Day event held at Marr Mooditj took place on Friday the 19th of January. The sunny start to the day made for the perfect atmosphere for the community to come out, play and enjoy the outdoor activities we offered.
This year our Open Day was designed to bring awareness to the local community surrounding the training programs we offer, network and connect with everyone on a fun filled day for all to enjoy.
Our Annual Open Day will be held on Friday the 19th of January 2018.
This exciting community event will showcase our training facilities and programs, while also infusing some fun and festivities into the day to celebrate the relationships we share with local families and friends.