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

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.

Biosecurity Centre of Excellence

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.


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.

Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre

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.


Lilydale Lakeside Conferencing Facilities

Lilydale Lakeside Conferencing Facilities are set on the doorstep of the scenic Yarra Valley and cater for a wide selection of events and functions. There is a variety of rooms to choose from, with facilities dedicated to meet your conferencing needs. Whether it is a meeting for 10 or a conference for 200, we can arrange our rooms to make certain your meeting, conference or event is a standout success.

Located 50 minutes from Melbourne, the Lilydale Lakeside conferencing facilities create a unique event experience, nestled amongst the lavish grounds of the lakeside precinct where students and community come together. Our convenient location provides public transport options right to the door and to the views of the valley and beyond.


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.


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.