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    Box Hill Open Day

    Sun. 27 August, 2017
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Box Hill Campus
    Box Hill
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    465 Elgar Road Box Hill, VIC 3128 Australia
    • Come to Box Hill Institute's Open Day to meet our passionate, industry qualified teachers, visit our state of the art facilities, and discuss your future career and potential pathways.

      You'll see our students' work on display and enjoy the music of our talented music students.

      If you want hands on experiences in a supportive environment, you'll find it here at Box Hill Institute.

    • We have plenty of activities planned to make your Open Day experience a memorable one.

      Check out the sessions below and select those that interest you.

      By clicking on 'My Activities' above, you will have your customised program emailed to you.

    • You will find the Open Day Hub in Building E3, with entry from Elgar Road.

      There's free car parking and the Elgar Campus Map highlights where you can park.

      If you're thinking about using public transport, we're only a 10-15 minute walk from Box Hill Station and tram route 109 runs past the campus on Whitehorse Road.

      Please check the Public Transport Victoria website for timetables.


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    • Workshop

      Explore paper sculpture techniques to construct multiple pop up greeting cards.... Show More

      Paper sculpture techniques are used in industry to produce prototypes for Graphic Design, Architecture and Industrial Design Solutions.Show Less


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      Spend time with one of the country's most decorated recording engineers, Chris Dickie, as he records performances by our performance students.


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      Speak to our staff and see our facilities. You'll see fish, lizards, guinea pigs and other small animals in our open viewing area.


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      Combine your interest in performing arts or design with a rewarding career in the vibrant and constantly changing creative industries sector.... Show More

      We offer a wide range of art and design courses and our talented staff work at the cutting edge of this innovative sector.

      While you're here, take a walk through our student Art and Design showcase to see what is possible at Box Hill Institute. Show Less


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      Cars are changing and so is the role of a mechanic. See the cars for yourself, talk to industry representatives and check out our automotive workshop where our future technicians train.... Show More

      You'll see Mini Mokes, Bosch Machines, and a VOLT Electric Car.

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      Commercial Pilots are hot property across the globe. Come and talk to us about how to touch the sky!... Show More

      Want to fly but feel grounded by time and costs? Box Hill Institute and SOAR Advanced Flight Training are delivering Australia's first government accredited, nationally recognised part-time VET-FEE HELP Aviation courses.Show Less


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    • Demonstration

      Watch on as our teachers cut men's hair using clippers and over-comb techniques. They will also create design tracks and carvings, shave heads and shape beards and moustaches. 


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      Looking for a career in the beauty industry? Meet teachers directly involved in the delivery of our hairdressing and beauty courses and see our state-of-the-art facilities.


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    • Presentation

      Box Hill lecturer, Pete Satchell, has had a distinguished career as a guitarist and song writer, both with his own band, Dallas Crane and with Australian music icon Jimmy Barnes. Come and listen to Pete as he talks about his approach both as a session guy and band member.


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      How do computer components fit together to make a computer? Come and help build a motherboard in our PC lab.


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      In the digital age, some things are more reliable when they aren't wireless. Come and discover how to make an ethernet cable to be better connected.


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      Chat to us about our building design courses where you'll learn about residential and commercial architectural design and construction of buildings with a focus on sustainable design.... Show More

      In the course you'll use the latest architectural software including AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-up Pro, Photoshop, and more.

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      Box Hill Institute offers internationally respected business and commerce courses at Degree, Diploma and Certificate IV levels that you can study on or off campus.... Show More

      Meet our fantastic team and find out how we can help unleash your inner entrepreneur.Show Less


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      Box Hill Institute offers a one-stop-shop Skills and Jobs Centre for students who want to start training, employees wanting to reskill or retrain, and for employers wanting to meet workforce needs. Book in to have a one-on-one chat with our Skills and Jobs Career Counsellors who can help you decide what you'd like to do and how you can start your journey.


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      People working in cyber security are very good at solving problems, seeing differences, and breaking and creating codes. Do you have what it takes to think outside the square?


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      Finance, management, marketing, business ethics, law, economics, communication, international business - if these terms ignite a passion in you, speak to us about where a career in commerce can take you.


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    • Information Session

      The community services sector provides support, empowerment and care for the people who need it the most. There is growing demand for people in disability care, youth work, aged care and individual care.


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    • Demonstration

      Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised with our cooking demonstrations. Sit and watch our chefs cook creamy risotto, an Asian classic, or a scrumptious dessert. Don't leave without trying the finished dish.


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      Come and try flaring a pipe as our students do when they repair and install air-conditioning systems.


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    • Information Session

      Meet our friendly staff and find out about our career ready courses. You can also tour Fountains Restaurant, where we provide real-world experiences that will set you up for a career that could take you anywhere.


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      What is cultural heritage? It is the documents, artefacts and images that tell us who we were and who we have become over time. How do we preserve cultural heritage items for the future?... Show More

      Digitisation is a major tool in cultural heritage preservation and management. Learn about it by attending this informative presentation.Show Less


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      Which dog is responsible for the bite? Come and visit our DNA laboratory as we solve the mystery!


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      Come and see our adorable dogs be pampered during their visit to our dog grooming clinic.


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      See how our virtual reality training can take your drawing to new places. Use 'tiltbrush' to bring your work to a whole new world.


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      Box Hill Institute's English Language Skills Training courses are designed to help new arrivals to Australia and people from culturally diverse backgrounds improve their communication skills in written, read and spoken English. See how we can help you get ready to take on further study or work in Australia.


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      Make your future their future - start a rewarding career in early childhood education at Box Hill Institute.... Show More

      The extensive workplace training you undertake in our Early Childhood courses will give you the tools to shape young lives and set you up for further study in teaching.

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    • Tour

      Take a guided tour of our early childhood simulated learning environment.


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      Look at the latest types of equipment and training facilities to be a skilled electrician. Talk to teachers about careers and opportunities in the industry including pre-apprenticeship courses to lever you in to an electrical career for life.... Show More

      The rapidly evolving, high-tech electrical and electronics industries provide a range of rewarding career opportunities.

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      Melbourne is the sporting events capital of the world and with our population growing, more people than ever will need to be entertained. Come and learn more about a rewarding career in events.


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      Come and discover the exciting and expanding career opportunities in the world of Aviation. Sit in on a presentation covering current industry trends and employment pathways.


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      Surrealism was a revolutionary art movement of the 20th century that focused on the subconscious mind. Work as a team to turn your drawings into a surrealist work of art.


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      Learn the basic fundamentals of fashion illustration, exploring fashion poses, using a croquis and a variety of mediums for rendering your fashion illustration.


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      Have you got a flair for fashion design? If you think you've got what it takes to cut it in the dynamic world of fashion, we've got the courses to help you.... Show More

      Meet our experienced teachers and fellow fashion enthusiasts to learn more about our range of courses.Show Less


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      We offer a range of finance courses, including accounting, bookkeeping or financial services. You could work in a range of companies such as government departments, small business, education, health care, banks or medium to large companies - the possibilities are endless.


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      We can help you burst from the blocks into a career in the rapidly growing sports industry. Come and meet our sports and recreation course experts about our range of offerings in sports, fitness and recreation management.


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      Box Hill Institute runs its own florist, 'Flowers on Elgar'. Our students gain experience in a real-world setting open to the public. Come and see for yourself - our award winning floristry teachers will be happy to meet you!


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      Come and watch our students create inspiring floral arrangements for all occasions. All guests will be in the running to take home the completed arrangement.


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      Our hairdressing students receive real world training in our commercially functioning 'Salon on Elgar', which is open to the public and operated by students under supervision. Come and check out our facilities!


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      Healthcare is one of the largest industries in Australia and there are a variety of jobs available for people who are passionate about health and helping others.... Show More

      We have a range of Health and Aged Care courses to provide you with the skills you need to get started in the industry.Show Less


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    • Tour

      Our teachers will take you on a guided tour of our simulated environments where you can find out more about our courses.


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      Become a specialist in horticulture, conservation and land industries. Learn about plant propagation, paving, seed collecting, plant and fauna identification and machinery operations.


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      Want to run your own bar or restaurant? Our hospitality management courses increase your chances of securing a senior position to manage large operations in the hospitality industry.


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      Getting your track played on Triple J can be one of the most difficult things you can do. Frank Varrasso will give you some advice and techniques, both on song quality and on the business side to help with this.


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      With technology revolutionising every industry, there has never been a more exciting time to get involved in information technology and games development.... Show More

      We're widely regarded by industry as a leading training provider in IT and we are an established Cisco Academy and Microsoft Platinum Trainer.Show Less


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      Information is the currency of modern businesses. It drives the decisions they make. But is it all important? How do we know what to keep? How long to keep it?... Show More

      The answers to these questions allow us to build archives of institutional and social history. Learn more about archiving by coming along to this presentation.Show Less


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      Box Hill Institute has approximately 800 international students from more than 50 countries and territories. Speak to our team and find out why Box Hill Institute is a great place for international students to study in Australia.


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      Sit in on a presentation on architectural programs including Sketch-Up Pro, Revit (BIM), 3DS Max, Photoshop and more.... Show More

      You will see what each of these software tools can achieve, including a display of Box Hill Institute's Award winning student projects.Show Less


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      Are you a shower singer? Take your passion to the next level in our karaoke competition and be in the draw to win two movie tickets.


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      You might not get to make your own monster in our Lab Sciences courses but you will gain the laboratory skills and knowledge you need to work in scientific laboratories, including medical testing, biological, chemical or environmental testing.


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      We have more information available than ever before and it's growing all the time. Information is great if you can find it but useless if it's unorganised.... Show More

      Find out how you can work in referencing, cataloguing, circulation, database searching and information technology. Show Less


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      Spend some time with Frank Varrasso as he shows you some tips and tricks for marketing your band for free. As ex head of publicity at Sony records, Frank is well and truly qualified for this talk.


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      Marketing can look glamorous but behind the scenes, it's hard work, research, creativity and a bit of luck. Find out what's involved!


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      Pop into the Open Day Hub where our beauty students will be running free mini makeovers. Be pampered and you'll be ready for any occasion!


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      Come prepared with your folio and you can receive feedback and advice from our lecturers, or you can just pop in for a chat to find out more about our programs in music business, audio and sound production, music performance and composition.


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      See your future in the music industry? Do you have a yearning for the stage? Come along and meet our teaching staff to learn more about our courses in music theatre, recording and audio production.


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      Hands on exploration of cut paper shapes that show figure ground relationships in pattern designs. This will allow you to produce multiple solutions and variations of designs.


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      Box Hill Institute offers high quality nursing training in state-of-the-art, industry standard facilities. Come and take the first steps in your nursing career by speaking to our teachers.


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    • Tour

      Join us for a tour of our advanced nursing training facility where you'll see our high fidelity simulation labs in action. Mannequins and medical equipment that facilitate the delivery of our Diploma of Nursing will be showcased.


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      Box Hill Institute offers a wide range of programs from certificate level right up to degree and masters courses. Talk to our staff about how a vocational qualification can not only get you job ready, but also give you the perfect platform to move into future study.


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      Find out what we teach our pet groomers including animal behaviour, animal hygiene, workplace and infection control techniques.


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      Learn how to get the most out of Photoshop using some insider tips and tricks.


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    • Showcase

      PlayBox playgroup is an early learning program facilitated by Box Hill Institute early childhood teachers and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care students.... Show More

      PlayBox runs on Wednesday mornings during school terms. Come and see our safe, fun space for children to play, learn and engage with other children.

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      With tradespeople in such high demand and the Australian building and construction industry continuing its boom, plumbing is a great way to get amongst the action. Join us on a tour of our facilities to see how a career in plumbing could be for you.


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      If you are looking for a trade career, a pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get started. Pre-apprenticeships let you experience what it's like to work in an industry prior to making the commitment to an apprenticeship. Sit in on a presentation from our teachers to find out how our pre-apprenticeships can get your career started.


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      You have to be in it to win it. Join our Rattle Gun competition where you will remove car rims and tyres in a race against the clock.


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      The property market is booming. Why not get a piece of the action with a course in property and real estate, and qualify for registration as a licensed estate agent?


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      If you believe in global warming, you might foresee a growing market in refrigeration and air-conditioning. Chat to our refrigeration and air-conditioning teachers about our courses and get a free slurpee on your way out.... Show More

      We are a leading provider of highly skilled, licensed technicians for industries specialising in Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Appliance Servicing. You'll also get to learn in our Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence.

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      Biosecurity reduces the risk of pests and disease in crops and livestock. These days there are a range of physical, personnel, transport and information security areas to work in as well as material control and accountability, and program management.


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      If you enjoy sculpture and want to make organic models, then try using a digital sculpting tool. It's clay modelling without mess.


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      Join us for hands-on learning in our Integrated Technology Hub. See for yourself how easy it is to create 3-D models for building design.


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      Get hands-on and operate lights and sound for a live music performance.


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      Test yourself at a vertical leap or compare your strength by completing a dead lift activity. While you're here you can test out our gym equipment.


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      Our sport courses are designed to teach you the fundamentals of planning and conducting sessions, warm-up and cool-down programs, maintaining facilities, and providing customer service.


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      Student Life plays an important role at Box Hill Institute, supporting students with wide ranging needs from accommodation and academic support to welfare services and counselling. Come visit our friendly team and ask them how they can help you!


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      For all you music production fans, watch and learn how Box Hill Institute lecturers and industry guests work in the studio as they create tracks in our world class synth lab with special guest, Nik Pringadi.


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      The I.O.T. is the concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the internet and/or to each other. This includes mobile phones, home appliances, entertainment systems, wearable devices, and people. It's complex, want to know more? Join us at this workshop.


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      We teach you the skills to construct and manufacture components for stairs, windows, doors and furnishings. Afterwards, why not visit our nearby carpentry and cabinet making workshop.... Show More

      From home improvement and furnishings through to office and shop fit-outs, we teach you nationally accredited, quality workmanship.

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      Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge and skills to help others achieve their career goals? Speak to our course experts about a career in Education and Training.


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      At Box Hill Institute we offer VCAL in an adult learning environment - where study fits in with your life and offers pathways to apprenticeships and further study. Sit in on a presentation to learn more.


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      Not everyone completes Year 11 and 12 the 'traditional way' through school. At Box Hill Institute we offer VCAL in an adult learning environment - where study fits in with your life and offers pathways to apprenticeships and further study.


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      Meet our coordinators and find out about VCE in an adult learning environment and discuss your options.


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      A Vet Nurse assists a Vet in the diagnosis, treatment and care of sick or injured animals. Speak to us about how you can get the hands-on skills you need in our industry-standard facilities.


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      Thinking about a career in Veterinary Nursing? Visit our Veterinary Nursing clinic to see how we interact with pet owners and animals on a daily basis.


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      Come and join the Box Hill Vocal Group for a session and experience what the Higher Education Voice Team offers. ... Show More

      Voice teachers Lisa Young and Katrina Wellins are renowned for their warm, inclusive and inspiring leadership. You'll be singing chants, contemporary and gospel songs, earthy rhyhms and lucious harmonies. You'll receive information about all that goes on in the Voice Department at Box Hill Institute.Show Less


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      Our students build computer games from scratch. We need you to test them for us. Are you up for the challenge?


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      In this workshop you will get the opportunity to use an online resource that allows you to explore and experiment with the language web designers use to create web pages.


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      Join Box Hill lecturer and Film Composer George Papanicolaou as he discusses the art and business of film scoring, games and other screen media composition both in Australia and overseas.


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