A product of the amalgamation of the Box Hill Technical School for Girls and Women and the Box Hill Technical School for Boys, after several changes in names and additions to course offerings, the Box Hill College of TAFE was formed in 1984. TAFE stands for Technical and Further Education and is a classification for institutes that provide vocational and other career-skills development courses under the Australian Qualifications Framework and/or the National Training System. The institute sees over 40,000 students being enrolled each year. The institute offers a range of different qualifications and programmes, such as Apprenticeships, TAFE courses, Undergraduate Degrees, and more. Furthermore, within their undergraduate programmes, students also have a choice of pursuing traditional bachelor’s degrees, Associate Degrees or Diplomas. Subjects being offered are many, including animal sciences, biotechnology, music, fashion etc. The number of TAFE courses taught are many as well, including tourism, health, automotive, engineering, business, construction, graphic design, art, music, fashion, design,etc.