NFAS Fundamentals- 2. NFAS Responsibilities

Provided by: Feedlot TECH

This course is part of the Fundamentals of NFAS online skills training.  

This course is part of the NFAS: Mastering the Fundamentals online skills training.

The feedlot industry has a number of responsibilities under the National Feedlot Accreditation Scheme (NFAS).

In this module you’ll learn about responsibilities feedlots have under the NFAS, and how management plans and risk assessments help feedlots meet these responsibilities and achieve their NFAS accreditation.

This E-learning series has been funded by grain-fed levies and matching federal government R&D contributions in consultation with the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association.

Learning outcomes and competencies
By the end of this course, you will know how to: 

  • Understand feedlot responsibilities regarding animal welfare.
  • Understand feedlot responsibilities regarding the environment.
  • Recognise the importance of management plans and standard operating procedures.
  • Understand the key management plans a feedlot must have for NFAS.
  • Know the importance of maintaining a risk register and contingency plans.

Training Location and Delivery method

Online Training course, delivered via the Feedlot TECH Training Hub. Approximately 30 minutes in length. 


Free to all feedlots, employees and industry associated individuals. 

To access training 

Sign in or create an account on the Feedlot TECH Training Hub to access online feedlot specific skills training. To create an account on the Training Hub, click ‘sign up now’ on the login page, determine a password, confirm you email address and complete the verification form. When prompted, enter your feedlot NFAS or Group Number to ensure fast verification and access to training. 

Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA)
GPO Box 149, Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 02 9290 3700

Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA)

PO Box 1961, North Sydney, NSW 2059
Phone: 02 9463 9333


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