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City of Gold Coast provides a range of services and programs to support the development of one of the fastest growing regions in Australia.

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Support for local business

Food Safety Training

We conduct regular food safety training courses (non-accredited) aimed at providing its primary clients, the city's licensed food business staff, with an understanding of the causes and the prevention of food-borne illness (food poisoning).

For more information about the course or for an enrolment application form, visit our Food safety training page.

Open for Business Program

The Open for Business Program is fully-funded by the City and delivered by leading business experts. Local businesses are invited to register interest for the courses on offer through this program using our online application form:

Growth Accelerator Program

The Growth Accelerator Program will assist you to understand the barriers that are holding your business back and identify the critical steps you need to take to achieve your next phase of growth.

Online Business Program

Established high growth Gold Coast businesses can apply for our Online Business Program which provides tools for successful online business strategies. This training program outlines how the internet can grow your business and how to generate and convert online leads.

Emerging Exporters Program

The Emerging Exporters Program will assist you to further develop export capabilities and explore more international markets, leveraging the latest systems and technologies to develop leads, converts sales and support on ground exporting.

Supply Chain Development Program

Supply Chain Development is an integrating business course with a primary focus on building business visibility and capability for successful local supply. It will assist you to identify new procurement opportunities.