Study in 2022

Study in 2022

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Studying VCAL or VCE at Box Hill Institute is a proven successful pathway to apprenticeships, further study and employment, which gives you access to all the great facilities, teachers and extensive student support that we have to offer.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

Our small class sizes, qualified teachers, practical learning, modern facilities and industry placement, ensures you gain the skills and knowledge demanded by employers.

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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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How we’re responding to Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

As we closely monitor the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19), you can view our FAQs to learn more about how Box Hill Institute is responding to any updates from relevant authorities. 
You can view our FAQs below for all general information, health advice questions and class information for students.

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What is a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery?

A Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a course designed to give you the culinary skills and expertise you need to work as a commercial cook. 

What is a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery?

A Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery is a course designed to prepare you to be a supervisor or team leader in the kitchen. You'll gain the skills and confidence to operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

What is a Diploma in Hospitality Management?

A Diploma of Hospitality Management has 3 streams:

  1. Bars, Hotels and Restaurants
  2. Commercial Cookery
  3. Patisserie.

If you are a highly skilled senior operator in the hospitality industry, each course will give you the skills and knowledge required to advance your career.

What is patisserie course?

A patisserie course is designed to give you comprehensive training in all aspects of pastry skills. 

How long is a pastry chef course?

A Certificate III in Patisserie is completed in 12 months full time. A Certificate IV in Patisserie is completed in 6 months (after successful completion of the Certificate III)

What is a Certificate III in Hospitality?

A Certificate III in Hospitality is a traineeship designed to help you develop your food preparation and cookery skills. 

How long does it take to complete a Certificate III in Hospitality?

A Certificate III in Hospitality is completed in 1 year part time.

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