The region is well serviced by a wide range of primary, secondary and tertiary facilities. There are many institutions offering a wide range of education at tertiary level including Deakin University at Warrnambool and Geelong, and Ballarat University at Ballarat. The South West Institute of TAFE offers numerous courses with a range of applications in Warrnambool, Hamilton and at the Glenormiston College. 

The National Centre for Dairy Education (NCDEA) - Australia is housed at DemoDAIRY Inc - which is just 4km west of Terang on the Princes Highway and is the main hub for dairy education in south-west Victoria.