There’s always lots happening during summer and plenty to inspire you to try your hand at a new skill and meet new people. If trying something new is one of your New Year’s resolutions, we have a range of short courses that give you a taste of a different path in life. Whether you’d like to learn more about your car, dabble in creative arts, indulge your love of animals, explore music in more depth, or get some more insight into your chosen industry, we have a course for you.

 



AUTOMOTIVE

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The automotive industry comprises some of the most technology-driven and diverse careers available. Those who work in this field are highly regarded and are some of the most highly demanded people by industry — and the higher the qualification, the higher the demand.

Learn more about the basics of servicing or detailing your car, how to prevent a fault from occurring, how to change a tyre, or get more hands on in learning how to strip and rebuild an engine.

There are currently no automotive programs scheduled.


HAIR, BEAUTY & FLORISTRY

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A career in hair, beauty or floristry allows you to inject your creativity in a fun and exciting work environment.  Box Hill Institute has a range of apprenticeship and non-apprenticeship programs that will get your career headed in the right direction.  Try one of our summer courses to see if a creative, rewarding career is for you.

Be Creative – Creative hair-ups & styling skills

This hands on workshop will give you a taste of the hairdressing profession, while working with industry experts. You will learn new skills using hair straighteners and curling irons for those special occasions and formal events.

Elgar Campus, Box Hill: Wednesday 17/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm, Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm
Lilydale Lakeside Campus: Thursday 18/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm, Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm

$75

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Celebrity Appeal – Applying Perfect Make-up

This hands on workshop will give you a taste of the make-up and beauty profession. Learn new skills and get tips from make-up artists for day, evening and photographic make-up.

Elgar Campus, Box Hill: Wednesday 17/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm, Monday 22/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm
Lilydale Lakeside Campus: Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm

$90, including materials

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Modern Floristry Design

Learn floristry skills to create that perfect look using different flower forms, colours and textures for your guests to admire.

Wednesday 17/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm, Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm

$105, including materials

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MUSIC, MUSICAL THEATRE & PRODUCTION

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Box Hill Institute has been leading contemporary music education in Australia since 1981 offering one of the most diverse music programs in the country.  We cater for a large range of disciplines and subject areas including, performance, production, composition, business, game audio, and more. In 2018, our new music facility will combine state of the art recording studios, a live venue, a post-production mixing studio, production suites, practice rooms, and a music business conference space where our students will create and learn in an environment shared by the industry.

How to Market Your Band for NO MONEY

Full Day Intensive on Public Relations Skills

Friday 19/01/2018 9.30am – 4.30pm

$75

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Music Business Fundamentals

Running a music event can be both rewarding and lucrative! This short course is designed to show you how to achieve your goals in this growing market. Our experienced teachers will instruct on the complete process from targeting your audience, find the correct venue and marketing the event.

Friday 2/02/2018 9.30am – 4.30pm

$75

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Musical Theatre Intensive – Audition Basics

The audition skills workshop will assist you in developing your dancing, singing and acting skills to be successful at auditions for Musical Theatre.

Saturday 20/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$100

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Basic Studio Skills – Mixing

Creating a great sounding mix is a crucial ingredient of the recording process and this short course can give you the insight and skills to make your mix sound radio-ready. Designed for producers and engineers who are recording bands or producing their own electronic music, this course introduces you to professional mixing in a lab environment using industry standard professional software and equipment.

Friday 16/02/2018 9.30am – 5.00pm

$100

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Lighting Basics – for parties, events & schools musicals

Learn the basic lighting skills you need to make choice about what light is best use, how to hang them safely and how to put together a lighting sequence for parties, events or school productions.

Monday 29/01/2018 9.00am – 5.00pm

$100

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ART, DESIGN & WRITING

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Creative industries allow you to combine your interest in performing arts or design in a vibrant, constantly changing sector. Our courses in arts, fashion design, graphic design, interior design or visual arts offer you training in current industry practices as well as opportunities to develop your full creative potential.

Folio Preparation – Visual Communication

This workshop will assist you in developing successful folio presentation and interview skills.

Saturday 24/02/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Introduction to Adobe Creative Suite

The Adobe Creative Suite is comprised of many programs, with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign being the most popular in the design industry. During this skills-based short course, you will learn how to use these applications for page layout, vector graphics and photo editing. This introductory-based course will show you how to release your creative potential in the world of digital design.

Wednesday 07/02/2018 – 28/02/2018 6.00pm – 9.00pm

$150

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Photoimaging Basics

Learn the basics of photoimaging during this full day intensive workshop.

Tuesday 30/01/2018 9.00am – 6.00pm

$75

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Retail Display Basics

Would you love to learn the skills of an interior designer? This intensive single day program will give you the ability to take an ordinary room and transform it into something special.

Tuesday 23/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Room Transformation

Would you love to learn the skills of an interior designer? This intensive single day program will give you the ability to take an ordinary room and transform it into something special.

Tuesday 23/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Using WordPress.com – Create your own Blog and basic website for free – Basic

WordPress is an Open Source software system used by millions of people around the world to power a staggering amount of websites. In fact, it powers over 28% of the whole web! This single day, introductory course with vocational recognition will equip you with the skills to use and manage your web content using the WordPress Dashboard and all the tools within it.

Saturday 20/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Fashion Illustration and Folio Presentation

This single day workshop will assist you in developing successful folio presentation and interview skills.

Saturday 10/03/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Intimate Apparel – Make a Soft Cup Bra

During this workshop, you will learn how to make a soft cup bra at Box Hill Institute’s world class fashion design hub.

Saturday 17/02/2018 9.30am – 4.00pm

$95

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Intimate Apparel – Lingerie and Swimwear

During this five session course, you will learn how to pattern make and construct for intimate apparel and swimwear at Box Hill Institute’s world class fashion design hub. 

Wednesday 17/01/2018 – 14/02/2018 5.00pm – 9.00pm

$400

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Digital Photography intensive

This single day course will introduce you to digital photography and equip you with fundamental skills in shooting with a DSLR camera. Easy to learn techniques and basic photography and camera operations will get you taking the most amazing photos!

Tuesday 23/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$75

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Using your DSLR camera

This introduction to learning about ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and composition will help you get the most out of your DSLR camera. Don’t let the technology in your hands go to waste. Easy to learn techniques and basic photography and camera operations will get you taking the most amazing photos!

Saturday 10/02/2018 – 03/03/2018 9.00am – 1.00pm

$350

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ANIMAL STUDIES

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If you love animals and are concerned about animal welfare, we can help you train for a rewarding career working with animals on a daily basis.

 

GROOMING Your Dog: The Basics (1 DAY INTENSIVE) 

Are you a dog owner who would love to have the skills to groom your dog? In this one day intensive workshop you will learn about brushing, bathing, drying, and basic grooming. Bring your dog along!

 

$169

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GROOMING Your Dog: The Basics (2 DAY INTENSIVE) 

Are you a dog owner who would love to have the skills to groom your dog? In this one day intensive workshop you will learn about brushing, bathing, drying, and basic grooming, basic clipping, and equipment maintenance. Bring your dog along!

Thursday 18/01/2018 – Friday 19/01/2018 9.30am – 4.00pm

$300

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BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE

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Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of business or are an experienced professional, Box Hill Institute has a range of business and management courses suitable for you. We offer courses to kick-start your real estate career, and can assist you in achieving a particular role you might desire in the business world.

Real Estate Agents Representative

Kick-start your career in real estate by becoming an Agents’ Representative, enabling you to perform a variety of roles under the supervision of a licensed Estate Agent. This is an intensive course, delivered over 4 nights.

January Course: Wednesday 17/01/2018 – 07/02/2018 6.00pm – 9.30pm

February Course (Night): Wednesday 07/02/2018 – 28/02/2018 6.00pm – 9.30pm

February Course (Day): Monday 05/02/2018 – Tuesday 06/02/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$595

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Getting that job in Accounting

During this single day workshop, you will gain an understanding of how to get the type of work you desire in Accounting.

 

Thursday 25/01/2018 10.00am – 2.00pm

$95

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Getting that job in the Event Management Industry

During this single day workshop, you will gain an understanding of how to get the type of work you desire in the Event Management Industry.

 

Thursday 25/01/2018 10.00am – 2.00pm

$95

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CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY

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Hospitality is all about looking after people, making them feel welcome and well served. Box Hill Institute serves up a wide range of courses to get your hospitality career bubbling along.

 

There are currently no hospitality programs scheduled.


FIRST AID & CPR

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Healthcare is one of the largest industries in Australia and there is a variety of jobs for people who are passionate about studying health and helping others. We have a number of health courses and aged care courses to get you started in the industry. Why not start with the basics?

Provide CPR (HLTAID001)

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

Lilydale Lakeside Campus:

Thursday 18/01/2018 9.00am – 12.00pm

Elgar Campus:

Saturday 20/01/2018, Tuesday 23/01/2018 9.00am – 12.00pm

$70

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Provide first aid (HLTAID003)

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. This course will be beneficial for individuals who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.  Runs over two consecutive days. Ideal for those needing to refresh or new to First Aid. 

Lilydale Lakeside Campus:

Thursday 18/01/2018 – Friday 19/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

Elgar Campus:

Saturday 20/01/2018 – Sunday 21/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

Tuesday 23/01/2018 – Wednesday 24/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$190

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HORTICULTURE & LAND SCIENCES

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Horticulture, Conservation and Land Sciences industry is the place for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working outdoor in changing environments.

Get your hands dirty and become a specialist within the industry.

Chainsaw Operations

This course trains participants to operate chainsaws safely and carry out daily maintenance of machines includes the following units:
Operate and maintain chainsaws AHCMOM213
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Wednesday 24/01/2018 8.30am

$350

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Auschem training

This course provides training in the use, and movement of chemicals in a horti-cultural setting successful completion of the course will entitle the students to the Auschem certification ncludes the following units:
Prepare and apply chemicals AHCCHM303 Transport and store chemicals AHCCHM304

Wednesday 31/01/2018 8.30am

$375

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ICT & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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Wherever possible, industry-accredited training is integrated into our nationally certified programs providing students with the opportunity to gain highly sought industry certifications while they complete nationally accredited qualifications.

Cyber Security Immersion day

Get immersed in Cyber Security. Discover what makes cyber different to all the other areas of security. Learn the difference between threats, attacks and phishing and how to identify where and when they happen. This day is a great opportunity to see if a career in cyber security is right for you.

Friday 19/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$95

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PC Repair – Try Before You Buy Course

Get connected. Find out how PCs work. Get some basic troubleshooting skills and learn some tips on getting connected quickly.  This day is a great opportunity to discover if you like working with PCs and would like to make it a career.

Friday 19/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$95

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Building Game Worlds

Brave New Gaming Worlds. Discover how to make game assets, characters, objects, and environments for your game world. You will create assets for your world then learn how to launch it using an industry standard game engine. Discover if game design is the career path you want to go down. 

Friday 19/01/2018 9.00am – 4.00pm

$95

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LIBRARY SKILLS

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Box Hill Institute’s library and information services courses provide practical and technical skills in acquisition, reference, cataloguing, circulation, database searching and information technology. You will be well prepared for work in a wide variety of library and information services settings, from schools and universities to public libraries and information agencies.

Book Preservation

During this single day workshop, you will learn how to repair and cover books to prolong their life.

Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00pm – 4.00pm

$200

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OUTDOOR RECREATION

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Outdoor Recreation prepares students for the demands of the outdoor recreation industry, focussing on giving students a wide range of outdoor activity training.

Our courses are ideal for those with a passion for the outdoors and a sense of adventure. An Outdoor Recreation qualification can open career pathways to Outdoor Recreation, Outdoor Education, Teaching, Sports Management, Exercise Science, Tourism, and International Guiding.

There are currently no outdoor recreation programs scheduled.


RESUME PREPARATION

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A resume outlines your education, work experience, credentials, and accomplishments. It is usually the first document a business will look at when reviewing your job application, and so it is important to put time and effort into developing your resume.

How to get a job – Successfully preparing your application and managing yourself at job interviews

During this two day program, you will learn where to find jobs, how to write your cover letter and resume, and how to prepare for and conduct yourself at interview and post interview.

Tuesday 23/01/2018 – Wednesday 24/01/2018 10.00am – 4.00pm

$495

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SPORT & RECREATION

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Sports and recreation play an important role in the life of Australians. We have a range of sport courses designed to teach you the basics in planning and conducting sessions, basic warm-up and cool-down programs, maintaining facilities, and providing customer service.

Getting that job in the Sports and Recreation Industry 

During this single day workshop, you will gain an understanding of how to get the type of work you desire in the Sports and Recreation Industry.

Thursday 25/01/2018 10.00am – 2.00pm

$95

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TRADES

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If you’re looking for the right place to begin building your career in a trade, or to take your career to another level, then you’ve hit the nail right on the head with Box Hill Institute. We’re widely regarded in industry as a leader in vocational education and training.

Choose your Trade 

Try any trade – 2 sessions per trade per day (AM & PM) – Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical/ Refrigeration, Auto.

Lilydale Campus:

Tuesday 16/01/2018 – Friday 19/01/2018 

8.00am – 12.00pm OR 1.00pm – 5.00pm

$50 per 4 hour session

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Thinking of studying Building Design?

Introduction to architectural programs including Sketch-Up Pro, Revit (BIM), 3DS Max, Photoshop.

Tuesday 16/01/2018 10.00am – 3.00pm 

$75

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Industry Construction Induction (White Card)

The induction for the construction industry to enable you to enter a work site.

Friday 19/01/2018 8.00am – 3.00pm 

$195

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