Real training in cutting-edge facilities
At BHI, you’ll learn in modern, well-equipped facilities that simulate real work environments and experiences. You’ll be learning to use tools and equipment that are used in the industry, in situations that are part of everyday employment.
This means you’ll have the skills and experience that employers are looking for – which is a distinct advantage when you’re applying for jobs.
The National Centre for Vocational Education and Research reports 85% of our graduates go on to full-time employment or further study within six months of completing their BHI course. (NCVER, 2014)
New Integrated Technology Hub: A first in Australia
Our new, ultra-modern Integrated Technology Hub provides collaborative learning spaces for the building services and electro-mechanical technologies industries. Built at a cost of $41M, it’s the first of its kind in Australia, and offers our students the latest training to prepare them for the air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanical, plumbing and electrical technologies industries.
Learn more about our Integrated Technology Hub.
84.2% of graduates were satisfied with the overall quality of the training NCVER, 2014)
Workplace training facilities
We operate as businesses in partnership with well-known and respected organisations. So as a student, you get to experience what it is really like to work in industry, and work directly to providing goods and services to the public.
See our Workplace Training Facilities
Facilities developed with industry
Our industry partnerships help students continually learn and use the latest techniques, as well as developing an understanding of how businesses operate.
Our retail services
The Aveda Day Spa at Box Hill Institute is the only Aveda training centre in the southern hemisphere. It provides Aveda Spa services and products to the public.
As a student, you get to use the latest spa treatment equipment, and experience what it is like to work in a world-class day spa. Aveda holds a world-class reputation for using organic and sustainable products.
The Nursing Skills Centre of Excellence provides hands-on training in a realistic hospital setting. Designed in consultation with nurses, it includes wards, operating theatres, and recovery rooms where our students experience what it’s like to work in a hospital. Many health services send staff here to learn and refresh both basic and advanced skills – evidence of the quality training this excellent facility provides.
Pets on Elgar: Veterinary training centre
In our veterinary clinic Students have the opportunity to interact with pet owners and animals under the direction of experienced veterinarians and supervision of veterinary nurses & pet groomers.
Flowers on Elgar
Our flower shop is run by student and under the supervision of our qualified and experienced florist in charge. Here, students interact with customers from the general public and get valuable client feedback on their work.
Box Hill Studio
Box Hill Institute’s fully equipped professional photographic and TV studio is available for hire! Our studio is designed for television production, commercials, corporate projects and photography.
The Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre is operated by the Box Hill Institute, a not-for-profit organisation established to provide education and support to communities and industries.
The Biosecurity Centre of Excellence is a collaboration between Box Hill Institute, Deakin University, the William Angliss Institute and industry. The centre delivers industry-led research to address the biosecurity challenges facing Australia’s food, farming agriculture, and animal health industries, and Australia’s unique environmental-biosecurity needs.