Our Services

What we offer

Box Hill Institute offer a number of discounted services, some that are delivered by students as part of their study. Services are available to the public.


English Language Skills

Adult Migrant English Program


The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is a free service funded by the Australian Government.  It supports the acquisition of English language skills for eligible adult migrants and humanitarian entrants. Through language tuition, the program seeks to advance social participation, economic wellbeing, independence, and personal wellbeing; all contributing to enabling the full participation of migrants in Australian life.

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At Box Hill Institute Barbershop we offer mens haircuts, shaves, and grooming, all for only $5. Bookings are not required and walkins are welcome. The barbershop is open to the students, employees and the public on Monday & Tuesday 9am-3pm. Mondays located building E5.108 and Tuesdays located in Barbershop.

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Pets on Elgar

Pets on Elgar is a small animal veterinary clinic run by professional staff who train our veterinary nursing and pet grooming students. Our service focuses on preventative care and includes annual health checks, vaccinations, microchipping, minor surgical procedures, hydrobathing and dog grooming. All pet grooming and veterinary nursing services are performed with student involvement under the direct supervision of qualified professionals.

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Flowers on Elgar

Flowers on Elgar offers an affordable range of fresh and artificial products created by Box Hill Institute floristry students. Whether it’s a special event, wedding, birthday or you need something to brighten your home, we are able to assist. We are open Monday to Wednesday during school terms.

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Fountains Restaurant

Owned by Box Hill Institute, Fountains Restaurant is one of Australia's premier training restaurant. The quality menu showcases the best of seasonal produce, and the culinary style fuses the traditional with the modern. Having been in operation for over 30 years, Fountains has produced award-winning chefs including Tobie Puttock, George Calombaris, Guy Grossi, and Curtis Stone.

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Hair Salon

The Hair Salon offers a variety of hair services such as haircuts and colour. Students who perform these services are assessed on their professionalism, level of service and the overall final result of your treatment or service.

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Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre

The Lilydale Lakeside Children’s Centre offers long day care, three and four-year-old kindergarten programs, a Maternal and Child Health centre, family services, a playgroup, and a toy library. We provide a safe, caring environment for children and our indoor and outdoor spaces are designed to encourage children to develop self-reliance and self-esteem.

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Conference & Events Centre

Lilydale Lakeside Conference & Events Centre

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.

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Skills and Jobs Centres

The Skills and Jobs Centres offer a range of services including careers advice, information on potential jobs and relevant training courses, areas of skills shortage or future growth, workshops to improve your job search skills, links with local employers, and referrals to other services including welfare assistance, financial guidance and disability support.

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PlayBox Playgroup

The PlayBox playgroup is an early learning program open to the public and led by our Early Childhood teachers and Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care students. Each session involves children engaging in developmentally appropriate learning experiences and routines.

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Point of View Cafe

Lilydale Lakeside

The Point of View café is a hidden gem overlooking the magnificent and expansive green lawns of Box Hill Institute’s Lilydale Lakeside campus and within easy walking distance to the beautiful Lillydale Lake. With seating for up to 60, the café showcases fresh, local Yarra Valley produce through an all day brunch menu.

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Room Hire

Hire a room at any of our campuses

Box Hill Institute provides state of the art venues ideal for business, government, educational and community group events, training and meetings. Our facilities are available to hire at reasonable rates in Melbourne CBD, Box Hill and Lilydale.

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Yarra Ranges Tech School

Partnering with Box Hill Institute at the Lilydale Lakeside Campus, Yarra Ranges Tech School (YRTS) offer a range of hands-on programs centred on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) skills to their 20 partner schools. They not only run school based programs but also host multiple community events focused on Space, Earth, Science, Robotics and careers in specific industry sector.

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