Support Payments

The Board of the Food and Beverage Development Fund SA Inc are pleased to announce the availability of support payments designed to support students or intending students within the food and beverage industries.

The support payments endeavour to encourage individuals to develop their skills and knowledge through research, education and/or training.  They are intended to reward individuals that have shown exceptional commitment to vocational education and training and who are committed to furthering their skills and knowledge within the industry.

We firmly believe in the importance of learning and we are committed to assisting those individuals who share this belief.

We encourage you to apply.

 

2021 APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.

Please complete the Mailing List form if you would like to be advised when future funding rounds are announced.

 

Please note: Funding for specific training may be available in addition to general funding for all of our industry sectors.  Please refer below for further information about the training available at TAFESA Regency campus.

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE

DOWNLOAD SUPPORT PAYMENT APPLICATION

DOWNLOAD SUPPORT PAYMENT INFORMATION
 

 

RELEVANT AREAS

In 2021 the Board intends to consider support payments specifically for individuals interested in the 

  • Baking Industry - baking, patisserie, cake decorating, etc
  • Beverage Industry - brewing, wine making, distilling, etc
  • Food Processing industry - cheese, chocolate, sauces, etc
  • Meat industry - butchery, abbatoir, smallgoods, etc

Applications will be accepted from

  • Individuals intending to study
  • Apprentices or trainees
  • Post secondary students
  • University students

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be assessed from information provided in application submissions and a selection panel will select finalists who will be invited to attend an interview. Support payments will be offered to those applicants whose submissions best reflect the selection criteria.
 

SUPPORT PAYMENT PACKAGES

The funding available for each successful application is expected to range between $1,000 and $10,000.  You simply need to tell us about yourself, about the training you want to do and how that training will benefit you.

As part of the application process, applicants are asked to provide specific details of the nature of the support they are seeking through the support payment. Applications should include quotations for costs associated with expenditure items such as course fees, travel costs, books, equipment, etc and MUST provide evidence/supporting documentation for these costs to be considered.  Equipment and uniform costs will only be considered if they are an essential component of the training included in the application.

 

 

If you would like to know what sort of training has been funded in the past please look at the Support Payment Recipients page where information is available about all of our Support Payment recipients and what their funding has been used for.

Final package details and expected completion date is to be agreed between successful applicant and selection panel.  Support payments are paid promptly either direct to provider of service or via a reimbursement to successful recipient.

Please note: Support payments may or may not be taxable depending upon your individual circumstances.  We strongly suggest you seek independent financial advice.

Should you have any queries in relation to the Food and Beverage Development Fund Support Payments please call Carol Graham on 08 83629066 or contact via email.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADVISED WHEN FUTURE FUNDING BECOMES AVAILABLE PLEASE COMPLETE THE MAILING LIST APPLICATION ON THE MAILING LIST PAGE OF OUR WEBSITE.