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William Angliss Institute

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William Angliss Institute is a dedicated training provider for the foods, tourism and hospitality industries, delivering a range of courses from four-year degrees, Australian Accredited Apprenticeships to short courses.

21,900 students enrol at William Angliss Institute each year, comprising of local and international students on campus and industry-based students. Enrolled at William Angliss Institute's Melbourne campus are over 1,300 international students from around the world.  An additional 1,200 students are enrolled offshore through four joint campuses in China.

As the Government endorsed Specialist Centre for Foods, Tourism and Hospitality, William Angliss Institute works with industry leaders to develop innovative training solutions that meets the needs of today's industry, including membership and affiliation with a range of Australian and international industry and educational organisations.



In 1940, prominent Melbourne businessman, Sir William Angliss, founded Australia's first trade college dedicated to providing training for the food industry. The William Angliss Food Trades School was born. Quickly gaining national recognition and prominence, the School continued to build on these foundations, expanding the extent and variety of its programs.

Since then, William Angliss Institute has provided specialist education and training in foods, tourism and hospitality. These are hands on, customer focused vocations that attract creative and enthusiastic students from around the world. Our 21,500 enrolments each year comprise of local and international students based on campus or participating in workplace training.

Along with the main campus in the centre of Melbourne, Australia, William Angliss Institute also delivers training direct to industry partners through interstate offices, including the Angliss Industry Training Centre in Sydney (opened in 2011), four joint venture campuses in China and through national and international consultancy projects around the world.

Student Life

Students at William Angliss Institute learn in a professional but fun environment.  Training facilities and resources are state-of-the-art, plus there are a number of student services to support you while studying.

You'll find plenty of flexibility in the way courses are delivered; from hands-on classes to field trips and virtual classrooms depending on the course you undertake. Assessment methods vary across courses too.

If you have prior experience or qualifications, you may be eligible for  credit transfers or some Recognition of Prior Learning.

Need to take a break from study? You can defer your course for either six months or a year on approval from the Institute.

Study Information


The William Angliss Institute of TAFE offers a few scholarships to commencing students in 1012. These inclue:

  • The Academic Excellence scholarship
  • Equity Scholarships

Fee Help

William Angliss Institute is a registered provider for FEE-HELP. If you are an Australian citizen or Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder, you may be eligible for Commonwealth assistance through FEE-HELP.

FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists eligible students to pay their tuition fees for:

  • Higher Education – Degree Programs

Students wishing to defer fees through a FEE-HELP scheme, the following fees apply:

  • A loan fee of 25% applies to FEE-HELP loans for undergraduate courses of study: at WAI, this relates to Bachelor degrees in the Higher Education program.

Interest is not charged on your FEE-HELP debt. However, your debt is indexed annually by the Tax Office to maintain its real value.


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    William Angliss Institute Melbourne

    • Baking
    • Business
    • Confectionery Manufacturing
    • Cookery
    • Patisserie
    • Degrees
    • Events
    • Entertainment Operations
    • Food Science and Technology
    • Franchising
    • Hospitality
    • Meat Processing (Butchery)
    • Resort Management
    • Tourism
    • Travel
    • Youth Programs
    • Traineeships and Apprenticeships
    • Compliance
    • Short Courses