Setting the benchmark for workplace based training

We’ve proudly assisted over 15,000 students participating in workplace based training. Get a free workplace assessment and find out if your workforce is eligible for Government funding.

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Our Workplace Training Solutions

  • Minimal Impact

    Minimal Impact

    Our workplace based training causes minimal impact to production and incorporates employer standards and systems.

  • Flexible Delivery

    Flexible delivery

    We can provide multiple training methods to meet your business needs including online delivery of units.

  • Government Funding

    Government funding

    Gain access to Government funded training for eligible individuals and employer incentives.

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Workplace Based Training

Workplace Based Training

We work closely with employers to offer tailored workplace based training. Our courses provide students with relevant training for the daily tasks they carry out. 

The result is a fully trained workforce with the skills and knowledge to perform all tasks to the highest of standards. Your staff will have a thorough understanding of OH&S procedures for their work environment.

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Experienced Industry Trainers

Our workplace based training courses are developed by trainers with years of industry experience. NFI training consultants ensure course units and subjects remain relevant and up to date with current industry standards. 

With a wealth of industry knowledge, our trainers ensure students are provided with training that’s appropriate to their needs. After gaining their qualification, students become effective risk managers in their workplace.

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Government Funding

How Do I Apply For Government Funding?

Our training consultants can assess your workplace for eligibility and recommend fee free training options. Our contracts with Victorian and New South Wales Governments enables us to deliver Government funded training to your eligible staff. Eligibility requirements can vary for each state. 

With government funding and incentives, your staff can get access to workplace based training and attain qualifications as high as Certificate III in Food processing. Funding support can also apply to courses in Warehousing & Logistics and Leadership & Management.

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Our Training Process

Step 1

Free Workplace Assessment

We work closely with your workplace to identify potential students. Workplace knowledge and skill gaps are identified. A training program is developed to cover the needs of students and the employer. Potential students are screened for suitability.

A free workplace assessment will be carried out to determine whether your workforce is eligible for government funding for your workplace based training program.

Employer Consultation
Step 2

Tailored Training Plans

A comprehensive training plan is developed to suit the students undertaking workplace based training.

Tailored Training Plans
Step 3

Structured Learning & Onsite Training

Course training plans are delivered using a combination of on the job and off-job activities. Some training and tutorials can be delivered and completed online. Improvement projects can be included in the course structure.

Structured Learning & Onsite Training
Step 4

Training Assessments

The structure of training assessments are based on the individual needs of your staff. Tutoring and mentoring mostly take place in the workplace to ensure the training provided is suitable and appropriate for their needs. Depending on the course, certain elements of training can be delivered online.

Training Assessments
Step 5

Training Completion

When all training and assessments have been completed to a competent standard, a student is signed off and issued with their qualification. Individual workplace based training timeframes will be advised at the commencement of the course and is dependant on each workplace and their individual circumstances

Training Completion

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Trusted By Australia’s Leading Food Manufacturers

  • Simplot
  • Lion
  • Hazeldenes
  • SPC

“This is truly a partnership working at its best. We’re empowering our young people and making them more employable. Everyone involved is a winner, including our community.”

Anthony, Horticulturist
City of Greater Dandenong

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Wondering if your workplace based training is eligible for Government funding? Ask one of our training consultants to find out. Start the conversation by sending your query today.

What Drives Us

The National Food Institute is committed to raising the standards of industry training across Australia. By improving workplace based training standards, we’re setting new benchmarks for food industry skills and training.

We employ experienced trainers and assessors who are passionate about what they do. This ensures all of our students get the training and support they need to succeed in their chosen profession.

With training and certifications up to level III, students can attain the skills and knowledge to succeed in their industry. Our courses allow graduates the opportunity to attain higher roles such as a team leader position within a production environment.

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