Start-Up Business Trainer & Mentor - NEIS

Job no: 493131
Work type: Full Time
Location: South Coast, NSW
Categories: Education & Training

What you’ll be doing:

As the NEIS Trainer & Mentor, you will be based in our Nowra office and cover the surrounding region, delivering a comprehensive training and mentoring program.

  • Consult and assess applicants to determine their suitability for the NEIS program
  • Delivery of Cert. IV in New Small Business or Cert. 111 in Micro Business Operations
  • Assist participants to develop a detailed business plan to Government and APM Group of Companies standards
  • Provide personalised coaching, motivation and guidance to participants
  • Facilitate the NEIS program in accordance with accreditation standards and contractual obligations
  • Conduct a 12-month business mentoring program to support participants business progress
  • Implement marketing and Networking strategies to engage with potential participants
  • Prepare progress reports outlining details of the development of the training programs

Is it a good fit?

Are you a self-managed entrepreneur who will enjoy driving a program from beginning to end? Will you get satisfaction from helping people become successful and financially self-sufficient?

  • Office locations: Nowra 3 days a week, Moss Vale 1 day, Shellharbour 1 day
  • Are you results driven & would love a job where you give back & help others reach their full potential?
  • Exposure and understanding of small business management
  • A natural networker who enjoys building strong connections
  • Skilled with digital and social media platforms
  • Exposure within diverse cultural communities advantageous but not essential
  • Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Current driver's licence required
  • To be considered for this role, it is an essential that you hold a current TAE qualification (40116)

As a NEIS Consultant you will be provided with all the knowledge and support you need to succeed in the role. At APM Group of Companies, we believe the right career can be life changing. If this sounds like a fulfilling career and want to join a great team, please apply.

APM Group of Companies:

We are passionate about people. We stand by our belief of equal opportunity, support communities and empower every day Australians. We provide life-changing services that help people find a job or start up their own small business.

We are Australia’s largest NEIS provider, a leader within jobactive and the number one of choice for Disability Employment Services (DES). Collectively assisting more and more people turn their lives around, with a network of offices all over Australia.  

NEIS is funded by the Department of Small Jobs & Business and supports job seekers with getting their own business up and running. The NEIS program provides participants with valuable knowledge and guidance, Certificate in New Small Business Management and all-important ongoing mentoring and support.


To attract a diverse team, we place a premium on creating an inclusive company culture and an environment shaped by excellence and partnerships. We take great pride in creating an ethical, safe, and healthy environment, equal to all.


We encourage our employees to stretch and to challenge. To experience working in different teams and to go beyond their believed capabilities.


APM Group of Companies remuneration and benefits are fair for all and include; bonuses, yearly salary reviews, professional development leave, discounted gym memberships plus more!