IFC is the only organisation in Australia that provides funding for skills development specifically for the textiles and fibre industry.
It has a strong focus on bridging the gap between the training services currently provided and the changing needs of industry.
Effective training programs, sustainable business growth, better-skilled staff and sharing more industry intelligence are key elements of the IFC’s funding mandate
The IFC is a company limited by guarantee and managed by the Chief Executive Officer who reports to the Board. The Board of Directors represents the interests of various textile industry sectors and directors are appointed by the Minister for Higher Education and Skills and responsible for the Teaching Profession.
Our Head Office is situated at the Waurn Ponds Campus of Deakin University in the Geelong Technology Precinct. [Map]