National Food Institute

National Food Institute is a Registered Training Organisation providing quality workplace training and assessment in the Food Processing/Warehousing and Transport and Logistics Industries.  We work closely with employers and wider industry to ensure our students receive the best learning outcomes that are only possible when students are exposed to the real work environments under close guidance and supervision of the employers.

We have been approved to deliver Government Funded Training in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.

We show our commitment to all our students by providing programs that:

  • Are industry current and relevant
  • Provide excellent employment opportunities
  • Provide study pathways for students who wish to continue with their studies
  • Cater for students with disabilities/special learning needs of all ages
  • Customised to suit individual students

National Food Institute works with many not for profit organisations and schools to provide School Based Trainees with and without disabilities with an opportunity to obtain a qualification that will help them with employment once they leave school.

We also offer specialist advice and consulting to employers via our sister company, NFI Consulting Pty Ltd in auditing to the Food Standards and Compliance, HACCP and quality systems, continuous improvement methods and due diligence.

The National Food Institute Vision

  1. To be a nationally registered training organisation delivering quality industry endorsed workplace training and assessment
  2. To employ quality and experienced trainers and assessors
  3. To provide exemplary support to the food processing industry in a manner which improves outcomes for our students and their employers.
  4. To support agencies committed to providing worthwhile, interesting jobs and careers for their workers in food processing plants.
  5. To assist in modernization and viability of Australian food manufacturing through business improvement, consultation and training activities
  6. To generate interesting well paid jobs for all NFI employees

Improving productivity, building engagement and guaranteeing compliance!

Our Brokering Arrangements

  • An RTO may engage another organisation (that is not an RTO) in order to provide specific training and assessment to its learners on its behalf or An RTO may engage an individual or party to recruit students on behalf of the RTO.

We have marketing and third party agreements with the following parties:

Australia Personnel Global ABN 24 135 632 235 – Contact number 03 9310 4052

Forward Knowledge ABN 55 135 210 143 – Contact number 0455 273 649

Scotausland Pty Ltd ABN 12 108 182 609 – Contact number 0410 513 001

Raise Management Pty Ltd ABN 21 616 507 012 – Contact Number : 0433 777 780

Complet-ed Pty Ltd 30 616 962 353 – Contact Number 0451 841 120

  • An RTO may engage another registered training organisation in order to provide specific training and assessment to its learners on its behalf. The Standards for RTOs describe this type of arrangement as a third-party arrangement (Clause 5.4) or agreement (Clauses 2.3, 8.3).

Food Safety Operations (QLD) Trading as FS Alliance (RTO ID 30814) ABN 67 085 364 352 – Contact Number (07) 5499 3388


Please refer to our Partnering Policy for further details on NFI partnering arrangements

NFI Consulting – Customised to Your Needs

Having been centrally involved in food industry workplace training programs for nearly 20 years, members of the NFI Consulting team are committed to improving productivity, compliance and worker engagement through creative, rigorous and appropriate support. This means experienced NFI staff working with your staff to build best possible SOPs; systems; performance goals and responsibilities. This industry must become competitive with international companies for our food security. We have well meaning employees; well educated staff and many highly motivated companies. It is time to ensure we get the best productivity, the most stringent compliance and the best engagement of employees possible.