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n3 for Education Providers


Let us stretch your budget further, while you concentrate on your students


Whether you’re a principal, executive officer or head of department; tasks such as purchasing and negotiating deals can take up time you’d no doubt wish you were spending on other areas.

Having worked with education providers for over 100 years, we understand the challenges you face. From early childcare to universities, we help to reduce your costs and make your budget go further through our contracts on building supplies, groceries and fuel and much more.

With over 12,000 members, we have the expertise and knowledge to help you get the goods and services you need to support the next generation and keep your organisation running like clockwork.


In an industry that shapes the minds of future generations, let us improve your bottom line so you can invest in tomorrow's leaders.


Your business can cut costs in these categories



Trade & Maintenance

on account

Our Trade & Maintenance category covers a range of leading suppliers in gas, building, electrical, paint, plumbing, engineering and much more. 

Business Essentials & Office

on account

n3 members benefit across a range of spend areas, like stationery and couriers, water coolers and printing, furniture and electricity. 

Fuel & Vehicles

on account

You can choose from multiple fuel card options based on your business needs. We also offer vehicle disposal, batteries, tyres, rental & fleet management. 


Technology & Communication

on account

By using n3, your business can receive exclusive pricing on all things technology, including GPS tracking, broadband, landline and mobile.   


Health & Safety

on account

Through our contracts you're able to access PPE, clothing, high vis. & training, as well as washroom & cleaning chemicals to support your business. 


Grocery & Hospitality

on account

As a member of n3, you can access our contracts on, milk, tea & coffee, bread, dry goods, catering, mattresses, linen and hospitality, 


Organisations like yours are using n3 to save on:


Building & Grounds


We have market leading suppliers for all your building maintenance, repairs or even new build projects. There are discounts with suppliers in electrical, plumbing, paint & building.


Office & Waiting Area


There are many ways to reduce costs when you're a member of n3. With great pricing on everything from electricity to water coolers & couriers.


Student Needs


Education providers are saving on cleaning chemicals, & washroom requirements. For cafeteria and boarding needs they save on milk, bread & Sleepyhead mattresses.  




Purchasing discounted goods & services for your business through n3



On Account

on account

Choose from a wide range of n3 suppliers to trade on-account with. Once you're set, you trade directly with them - simply getting the n3 discount every time. An invoice is sent to you by the supplier. Click here for more information.





Trade Card

The Trade Card is for cash purchases in-store. Also available in an App for your convenience and ideal for those last-minute business needs.  The Trade Card gives you access to discounts with some of our suppliers. Click here for more information.




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