Gaining Valuable Skills Through Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Language involves being able to contextualise writing appropriately, speak articulately, pronounce difficult words, and listen and synthesise information, think critically and communicate in a way that enables efficient communication.

Literacy encompasses so much more than merely being able to read and write. Numeracy skills include manipulating and making sense of a range of numerical and graphical information, which includes basic arithmetic (working with numbers), measurement and problem solving.

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Our New Crèche

The crèche facilities being offered to our students has been very active and is a wonderful space to see the children playing and learning while our parent students are in class. Parenting and studying can be quite challenging, and this service provides a solution for families that wouldn’t otherwise be able to study full time. The crèche team has worked tenderly, helping create close bonds with all of the children, and providing them with a safe place to learn and develop new skills.

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Hospitality Certificate II

Our popular SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality has opened up new employment opportunities for our students, particularly those who have not studied before. Since we began offering the qualification in 2016 we have been able to offer this in demand course three times a year. Our educators are highly qualified, with many years of hospitality experience that ensures that students get the very best access to education when they study at Marr Mooditj Training.

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A Message From Our Directors

As the end of the year approaches, it is only natural to take some time to reflect and look back at our triumphs and challenges throughout 2017.

The board acknowledges there were some significant changes to our funding as VET Student Loans changed and budgets were reduced. Marr Mooditj has such a rich history and has now entered its 35th year. We have a legacy to protect and will ensure the organisation is viable and thriving in the decades to come. It has been through adaptation, and strategic planning that Marr Mooditj has enjoyed another successful year in face of these new challenges.

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Nyoonak Baldja Karlak Koort Wirn translates to “Your United Home, Heart and Spirit”. Tying into these traditional words, this EXPO was developed by KEEDAC as a networking opportunity to help bring the Northam community together.

Robert Indich and Yebble Issacs attended the expo on behalf of Marr Mooditj and came across a broad range of participants and service providers.

It was a fantastic day, that enabled us to see what individuals and organisations are operating in the area and to spend time meeting with members of the public to gauge interest levels in education and health careers.

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Marr Mooditj Café

Healthy food to fuel your busy day!

Marr Mooditj training is happy to provide our students and faculty with access to our café. When we developed our menu we kept health and wellbeing at the forefront of each item, and you’ll notice the choices are suited to help keep us all eating well and provide our bodies with the right energy to get us through the day.

Of course we also have a few treats, and brew some fabulous coffees and teas for those coolers days – or those mornings you just need a little perk me up! We encourage you to come to the café early and have your breakfast before classes commence.

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Student Enrolments for 2017/2018 – Plenty of Program Placements!

We are absolutely delighted to share with you that we have had a number of registrations for several of our popular health practitioner programs.

Our courses have been designed to support and empower new students with the skills and experience needed for success in the sector. The ability to provide students with the opportunity to learn and thrive in the medical community is what we strive for.

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Martika Du’Pont Work Placement Experience at Reach Life

Martika grew up in Perth, however her family is originally from Pingelly, Western Australia. Martika has six siblings, three of which have previously studied at Marr Mooditj, having completed courses such as the Diploma of Enrolled Nursing (HLT54115), Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) and Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (HLT40213).

Martika first enrolled into the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) in which she completed her practical requirements with St Bartholomews House & Essential Personnel. This qualification reflects the role of workers who support self-directed recovery orientated interventions for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability.

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NAIDOC Celebrations

NAIDOC Celebrations at the Waterford Plaza

My name is Kathryn Bowie and I am a Prac Placement Officer at Marr Mooditj. On July 1st a team of us from Marr Mooditj attended the NAIDOC Celebrations at Waterford Plaza.

I attended the event with a few staff and a student from the Certificate IV Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (HLT40213) course.
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