Train the Trainer – Brisbane

  • 15th to 18th April 2024
  • Griffith University, Mount Gravatt Campus, Brisbane
  • Up to 30
  • Pricing: $2000 + GST

Would you like to be an accredited MATE Trainer? Spend four days immersed in the MATE curriculum with like-minded people passionate about preventing violence.

The MATE train the trainer covers the entire MATE Cultural Change and Creating Respectful Workplaces curriculum – giving you the full MATE experience and skills to be a dynamic facilitator within your organisation.

This is 4 days of Professional Development. MATE training can offer support in relation to recommendations set out by the Australian Human Rights Commission and peak bodies such as Our Watch. MATE training supports legislation and recommendations from the Respect@Work Report, Work Health and Safety Regulations, the QLD Women’s Strategy and the QLD Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016 – 2026.  This is your opportunity to contribute meaningfully and sustainably to your workplace and community.

You will benefit from the experience of the MATE team, and become accredited to facilitate MATE workshops in your own organisation for a period of 12 months. All resources and ongoing support are provided – and you will be connected to the MATE Communities of Practice, bringing together all the MATE accredited trainers from across the Country. Through this Community of Practice, you will be able to access support, have all of your questions answered and have the option to join regular meetings focusing on different topics to build your knowledge and skills as a facilitator.


  1. Successful completion of the program results in formal accreditation from Griffith University via a micro credential and associated badge for participants resume and email signature.
  2. Ongoing support from the MATE team through a voluntary monthly communities of practice forum whereby MATE host monthly webinars addressing any enquiries, concerns or experiences of members in the field. This is a great opportunity to roundtable any resistance facilitators are receiving and provide tangible actions and responses to continue positive discussions in the workplace or community. These forums also include access to guest speakers who share valuable experiences and knowledge.
  3. Long-term, sustainable, and cost-effective approach to implementing change and promoting healthy behaviour and gender equality in the workplace and the community.
  • Become a MATE accredited trainer to allow you to work together to tailor the program to your organisational and community needs.
  • Accredited trainers will be provided all MATE training material including the training manual, slides and resources to deliver these 2 workshops for a period of 12 months. MATE Accredited Trainers will also be trained to tailor workshops to deliver shorter sessions or “MATE Bites” at staff meetings. The Trainers will be adept at using the materials provided to develop their own packages to compliment organisational requirements.