William Angliss Institute of TAFE
is a TAFE institute located in the Melbourne
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, Australia providing a specialist centre for training and vocational education
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and Culinary Arts. It is the oldest and largest provider of hospitality training in Victoria, with the capacity to train up to 1400 chefs and patissiers a year.
The Institute has an international reputation, particularly in Asia and the Pacific where it has participated in projects in China
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. International joint venture campuses are located in China at Shanghai University
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, Shanghai, Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, Nanjing, Zhejiang Tourism College, Hangzhou, China Tourism Management Institute, Tianjin.
A wide selection of study options are offered from short courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor degrees under the Australian Qualifications Framework
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At William Angliss Institute Melbourne, students will use some of Australia’s best quality and most specialised facilities including:
- 11 fully equipped training kitchens
- 110 classrooms
- 400 computer terminals
- Three training restaurants open to the public
- Four fully equipped training bakeries
- Coffee Academy
- Wine sensory evaluation centre
- Fully equipped meat processing rooms
- Confectionery training centre
- Reservation training room featuring fully automated, live travel ticket system Hotel business training room
- Three accommodation training units
- Event Management training suite
- Two food technology laboratories
- Research and development kitchen
- Food demonstration centre
- TAB training centre
- Free wireless internet, 100% coverage of campus
- Commercial conference centre
- Learning Resource Centre, a modern learning space with over 150 computers and extensive information resources
- Medical centre on site
- Food and retail outlets
- Male and female retreat spaces
- Bakeshop selling student made produce to the public
- Smart boards in classrooms
The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) appointed William Angliss Institute in 2011 to set up an integrated CET Centre to deliver training for the Tourism and hospitality industries as well as to conduct national skills assessment for existing Tourism workers. It is the intention of WDA to collaborate with Angliss to build the Centre into a leading Tourism training institute for Singaporeans, where learning is shaped by knowledge, skills and attitudes.The values, expertise and experience built up since 1940 and as a designated Specialist Centre in Victoria, Australia, in addition to solid partnerships across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, enable the Institute to offer WDA a powerful partnership in achieving this goal.
The William Angliss Institute Tourism CET Centre will provide a range of Tourism related WSQ Qualifications. These include Certificates, Advanced Certificates and Diplomas in:
- Hotel and Accommodation Services
- MICE and Events
- Tour and Travel Services
In addition to traditional on campus delivery methods the William Angliss Institute CET Centre will work closely with the Tourism Industry to deliver a range of short courses through to full qualifications in industry. The Institute will bring its years of experience of on-the-job training to Singapore to not only develop the skills of those students wishing to enter the industry but to further develop the skills of those already working in the Tourism sector.
William Angliss Institute
101 Thomson Road, #06-01/06,
T: +65 6637 9855
F: +65 6637 9856
In 1940 Melbourne businessman Sir William Charles Angliss
Sir William Charles Angliss was a butcher, pastoralist, pioneer meat exporter, businessman, politician and philanthropist in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was knighted in 1939....
donated money to start a specialist trade or technical school specialising in providing training and education opportunities for the hospitality and foods industries. Initially called the William Angliss Food Trades School
, apprenticeship courses were offered in pastry
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, butchery, breadmaking and baking
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As links with the Food and Hospitality industries developed additional courses in hospitality administration, catering, and food and beverage service were initiated during the 1960s. Courses in Tourism were added in the 1970s. These changes lead to the school being renamed first the William Angliss College
and then as William Angliss Institute of TAFE
In 2001 the Travel and Tourism Department of the Institute developed a 3 month short course in Dance Music Event Operations
, to provide training in line with the growth of Melbourne's electronic dance scene. The course received accreditation by the Victorian Qualifications Authority in 2003.
The Institute started The Coffee Academy
in 2002 offering three-hour Coffee@Home courses on a monthly basis, as well as more advanced sessions in coffee sensory evaluation, fully accredited courses in Espresso
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Making using quality commercial machines and even overseas coffee tours.
Embracing technology, the Institute purchased bulk phone-PDAs in 2005 in a pilot program to run teacher designed flash animation games to help deliver innovative training, multimedia assignments and assessments for subjects such as coffee making, waiting, pastry baking, meat processing and event management.
France's most decorated chef, Paul Bocuse
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, lectured cookery students at William Angliss Institute in 2006.
The William Angliss Institute has won many training awards which include:
- 2008 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) for Excellence for Angliss Travel
- 2007 Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Community Business Partnerships for HEAT program
- 2007 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) for Excellence for Angliss Travel
- 2006 Gold Medal and Perpetual Trophy, VicTAFE Cookery Challenge
- 2006 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Award - Integrated Learning
- 2006 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Award - Student Team Achievement
- 2006 Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning Award - Leaving Home Resource
- 2005 Education and Training Merit Award for Resort Management programs, Melbourne Airport 2005 Victorian Tourism Awards
- 2004 Education and Training Award for Resort Management programs, Melbourne Airport 2004 Victorian Tourism Awards
- 2003 Education and Training Award for Resort Management programs, Melbourne Airport 2003 Victorian Tourism Awards
- 2001 Outstanding Student of the Year (Apprentice), Victorian Training Awards
- 2000 Outstanding Student of the Year (Koori), Victorian State Training Awards
- 2000 Training Provider of the Year, Victorian Training Awards
- 1999 Training Provider of the Year, Victorian Training Awards
- 1998 Ansett Australia Victorian Tourism Award (Industry Education)
- 1998 Foundation in Business Excellence, Australian Quality Awards for Business Excellence
- 1998 Tourism Training Award for International Training
- 1998 Public Employment Managing Diversity Award