Use the Term 2 School Holidays 8 - 10 July for an opportunity to:

  1. upskill for employment outcomes
  2. develop skills in your passion area

CathWest Innovation College
Barista Basics (Yr 7 - Yr 12)

Learn to become a barista for employment opportunities in the Hospitality Industry.


  • 8 July 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 8 July 2024 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 9 July 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 9 July 2024 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 10 July 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 10 July 2024 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: $30pp

eSports and Streaming (Yr 7 - Yr 12)

Participate in a live organised tournament hosted by the Australian E-Sports League.
You will need to bring your own laptop

When: 8 July 2024 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $30pp

Hairdressing Foundations (Yr 9 - Yr 12)

Learn the basics in styling… hair washing, curling and straightening. Speak with the experts about the industry.
You will need to bring your own foundation.

When: 8 July 2024 | 9:00 am - 1:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Become a Digital Designer in Construction (Yr 9 - 12)

Learn skills how to design a construction drawing and model.
You will learn the basics in digital engineering and meet the industry experts to talk about future job opportunities.
Bring your own laptop.

When: 8 July 2024 | 9:00 am - 2:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Beauty Course (Yr 9 - Yr12)

Beauty Basics - Make up, brows and facials.
Students will need to BYO foundation and brush/applicator.


  • 9 July 2024 | 9:00am - 11:30am
  • 9 July 2024 | 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Cost: $50pp


Become a Chef (Yr 9 - Yr 12)

Learn how to make a dish and prepare it for a guest.
Students will need to wear appropriate attire with hair tied back. A chef's uniform will be provided on the day.
You will be able to invite a guest to serve lunch to.

When: 9 July | 9:00am - 2:30pm
Cost: $60pp

Character Illustration & Design for Visual Media (Yr 7 - Yr 12)

This is a 1 day workshop on the basics of producing digital illustrations and character concepts for games and movies.

Students will need to bring their own laptop and have photoshop installed. They will learn the basics in adobe.

When: 9 July 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Cost: $50pp


Animation Workshop (Yr 9 - Yr12)

This is a 1 day workshop on the basics of producing digital animation using Adobe Animate. You will learn the 12 principles of creating an animation and design a short animation.

Students will need to bring their own laptop and have Adobe Animate installed on their laptop.

When: 10 July 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Fitness 101 (Yr 9 - 12)

Learn how to use the gym equipment correctly, stretching, fitness tests and career pathways.

When: 10 July 2024 | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $50pp


Location: Onsite Classes will be held at our Loyola Campus, 91 North Parade, Mount Druitt 2770
Dress code: Casual, neat and closed-in shoes
Lunch: Students can bring their own lunch or purchase from our cashless CathWest Cafe
Payment: You will be contacted to make payment once minimum numbers have been reached.

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CathWest | School done differently

CathWest is proud to be part of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s system of 80 Catholic primary and secondary schools operating across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains providing more than 43,500 students with a high-quality, low fee Catholic education.

At CathWest you can get your NSW HSC, undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, set up your own business, achieve industry recognised credentials, or even gain entry into university! We invite you to discover for yourself how we can transform your learning.

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  • 14 Aug 2024

    Become an IT Trainee and earn while you learn
    If you are a Year 10-12 student, attend an information session on either 14 or 15 August 2024 (4pm-6pm) at Aengus Kavanagh Centre, 59 Railway Parade Mount Druitt to get started.

    08 Jul 2024

    Upskill at CathWest
    Use the Term 2 School Holidays 8 - 10 July for an opportunity to upskill for employment outcomes and develop skills in your passion area. Limited spaces are available!

    26 Jun 2024

    Try a Trade at CathWest
    CathWest Innovation College are holding a 'Try a Trade' event for Year 9 and 10 students on Wednesday 26 June at the McCarthy Campus (Emu Plains). Book fast as there are limited places available!

    03 Jun 2024

    CAPTIVATE | Singer-Songwriter Project
    Be one of eight CSPD students selected to participate in a series of workshops where you'll will write an original song with the support of industry professionals Jess + Matt and the CAPTIVATE music team.
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