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  • IP subnetting

    1 weeks
    Intermediate
    Self paced/ unfacilitated

    This short course looks at some of the basics underlying network addressing and subnetting, from converting numbers between binary and decimal, to designing an addressing scheme for a network.

    Who is this course for?

    This course provides a good preparation for anyone looking at taking a networking and routing course, or a good recap of the basics covered in the early parts of these courses.

  • Canine DNA Evidence Collection

    1 week
    Animal Management / Local Council Officers
    Self paced/Unfacilitated


    This on-line short course teaches you how to collect samples from dogs for DNA analysis in a manner that can provide the forensic evidence required for a court case. This is of particular importance where there has been a dog attack resulting in injury or death of another animal or human. Participants will gain an understanding of dog breeds and behaviour pertinent to dog attack situations, and learn a range of practical DNA evidence collection techniques.

    This on-line course comprises content from veterinarians, clinical pathologists, the DEPI and Victoria Police. Each source provides relevant information and outlines the steps required to ensure that records, collection techniques and continuity of evidence meet the requisite legal standards.

    Who is this course for?


    This on-line short course will help Local Council Officers identify, collect and submit appropriate DNA samples to investigate a dog attack case. Training is self-paced and un-facilitated.

    Learners can print a Certificate of Participation on successful completion of all activities.
    • Animal Management Officers
    • Council Officers
    • Regional Based Officers
    • Veterinarians
    • Veterinary Nurses
    • Dog Owners
  • An Introduction to eLearning Design

    2 weeks
    Beginner
    Self paced/ unfacilitated

    Do you how to create effective eLearning courses?  Are you are teacher/trainer who is moving into the use of digital technologies for delivering all or part of your courses and need to know where to start or what could be involved?  This short course includes:

    • An overview of eLearning course design principles
    • An explanation of one of the popular learning design modes – ADDIE
    • An introduction to the process and some of the skills needed to design eLearning resources using this model

    Who is this course for?

    This is a short course aimed at all participants who are considering stepping into the world of eLearning design and would like to understand what is could be involved.

    This course is self-paced and contains a series of videos, resources and activities to keep you engaged and excited about working in eLearning design.

  • A day in a the life of a hairdresser

    1 weeks
    Beginner
    Self paced/ unfacilitated

    Did you know that Hairdressing is one of the oldest professions and is practiced the world over?

    A career in Hairdressing offers a vast array of opportunity.

    • The chance to learn new skills that will last a lifetime.
    • The chance to engage with the public and influence the way clients feel about themselves.
    • The chance to develop and express your creativity while earning a living.

    This course is an introduction to Hairdressing as a career. Use this course to inform your decision to enter the world of wearable art.

    Who is this course for?

    This is a short course aimed at all participants who are considering becoming a hairdresser and would like to further investigate industry knowledge before commencing training.

    This course is self-paced and contains a series of videos, resources and activities to keep you engaged and excited about starting a new career.

  • student playing guitar

    The Centre for Creative Industries at Box Hill Institute has specifically developed this series of free on-line musicianship studies to assist music students and musicians wishing to expand their theory skills. These on-line lectures are ideal for preparation towards further tertiary studies and musicianship entrance tests. The course will prove invaluable to those musicians wishing to improve this aspect of their creativity.

    Each of the six weekly topics will include.

    • Audio/visual lecture including musical examples.
    • Interactive reinforcement quizzes.
    • Podcast.
    • Printable lecture notes.

  • Melodic Improvisation

    2 weeks
    Beginner
    Self paced/ unfacilitated

    Music is a language, used to communicate emotions and feelings. To master music, like language, understanding its structure is important.

    This short course is an introduction to melodic improvisation. Apply this to your practice and performance as you progress and you'll be well on your way.

    This can also be used as a taster of, or as preparation for entry into, one of Box Hill Institute's music performance courses.

    Who is this course for?

    You should have a good foundation in music theory, notation and chord symbols, an intermediate level of playing ability on your instrument and be interested in developing your improvisation skills.

  • Introduction to horses

    1 week
    Beginner
    Self paced/ unfacilitated

    Did you know that the Equine Industry is one of the largest industries in Australia, with the first horses to arrive in Australia in 1788. The Equine Industry is diverse with many opportunities to be involved, whether in Australia or anywhere around the world.

    A career in the equine industry offers a vast array of opportunity.

    • The chance to learn new skills and knowledge that will last a lifetime.
    • The chance to engage with many people worldwide with one interest in common.
    • The chance to continue to learn about these remarkable animals while earning a living.

    This course is an introduction to horses, demonstrating basic tasks that you would carry out on a daily basis with a horse.  This course can help you to form your decision to enter the wonderful world of horses.

    Who is this course for?

    This short course is for people who are new to horses or interested in furthering their knowledge.

    We have created this course so you can complete it in your own time, so sit back and enjoy our videos, informative resources and activities.