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With our unique focus on industry skills, our training is practical, career-oriented and tailored to your needs. We connect with prospective students and help them to harness their passion to advance their career or find a new job by connecting them with the skills to thrive in their desired workplace.

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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Facilities

Nursing Skills Centre

Our cutting-edge nursing training facilities at Box Hill and Lilydale campuses are well equipped with a high-tech simulation facility and advanced medical equipment to deliver practical, theoretical, online learning and skills development laboratories. Nursing students learn in real life simulated patient situations. On a day-to-day basis, each session in the Nursing Skills Centre has a minimum of two dedicated staff. This includes the Simulation Technical Officer (STO) operating the computer program and a facilitator working with students and liaising with the STO. These highly trained staff members are in constant contact and collaborate with briefing and debriefing sessions.

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News

Tony Paolilli-Treonze's new career

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Specialising in Operating Theatre Technician)

After more than 30 years as a chef, Tony Paolilli-Treonze took a new turn when he enrolled into the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Specialising in Operating Theatre Technician) after spending some time in hospital. He said, “I spent a considerable amount of time in theatre which inspired me and lead me to this new path.”

Tony said one of his best memories of studying at Box Hill Institute are the facilities he used to help complete his course, such as the library and digital learning equipment. He is also grateful for his teachers and the support he received from them. He said, “The teachers were fantastic and very knowledgeable. They were always there to assist us if we had any questions or problems.” 

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COVID-19

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 are the benefits of completing a Certificate III in Dental Assisting?

Completing a Certificate III in Dental Assisting may result in better job prospects and potentially being paid a higher rate compared to an unqualified dental assistant.

What is a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance?

A Certificate III in Health Services Assistance is a course designed for those who are wanting to work in a hospital as a health services assistant. You will develop skills including anatomy and medical terminology, maintaining infection control, making and maintaining patient beds; and cleaning and maintaining wards. This qualification reflects the role of a hospital worker who uses a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision. It requires good communication skills and physical ability in order to undertake this role.

What are the career outcomes of a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance?

A qualification in Health Services Assistance is frequently sought after in the industry. Upon successful completion, you may apply for career opportunities as a health services assistant in both private and public hospitals.

What jobs can you get with a Certificate III in Individual Support?

Upon successful completion of a Certificate III in Individual Support, you can apply for jobs with an aged-care facility in local government, community organisations or private nursing homes.

What does an individual support worker do?

Box Hill Institute's Certificate III in Individual Support will help you gain essential person-centred skills and knowledge to care for and support older people living in residential and aged-care facilities. You'll understand how to comply with the accreditation requirements in the aged-care sector, and you'll be ready to deliver outstanding customer service and support to older people.

How long does it take to complete the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance?

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is completed in 2 years part-time as part of the VETDSS (VET Delivered to Secondary Students) program.

How long is the Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support?

The Certificate III in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support is completed in 12 months full time.

What does a Diploma in Nursing mean?

A Diploma of Nursing is a course that, upon successful completion, will allow you to work as an enrolled nurse. 

How many years does it take to complete a Diploma of Nursing?

The Diploma of Nursing is completed in 2 years full time.

What jobs are available for students completing a Diploma of Nursing?

Upon successful completion, a Diploma of Nursing is a course that will allow you to work as an enrolled nurse in a variety of healthcare settings.