Use the Term 1 School Holidays 15 - 17 April 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.


  • 15 April 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 15 April 2024 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 16 April 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 16 April 2024 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 17 April 2024 | 8:30am - 11:30am
  • 17 April 2024 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: $30pp

E Sports and Streaming (Yr 7 - Yr 12)

Learn about stream management and participate in a live competition.
You will need to bring your own laptop

When:15 April 2024 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $30pp

Hairdressing Foundations (Yr 10 - Yr 12)

Learn the basics in styling… hair washing, curling and straightening. Speak with the experts about the industry.

When: 15 April 2024 | 10:00 am - 2:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Creative Graphics (Yr 9 - 12)

This is a 2 day workshop: Learn skills used in the industry such as 3D printing, lazer cutting, engraving, fabric printing, badging, sticker production and keychain production.

When: 15-16 April 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Cost: $60pp

Beauty Course (Yr 9 - Yr12)

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


  • 16 April 2024 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • 17 April 2024 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Become a Chef (Yr 9 - Yr 12)

Learn how to make your own pasta and sauce as well as dessert.
Students will need to wear appropriate attire with hair tyed back. A chef's uniform will be provided on the day.
You will be able to invite a guest to serve lunch to.

When:16 April | 9:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: $60pp

Character Illustration & Design for Visual Media (Yr 9 - 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: 16 April 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Cost: $50pp

Carpentry Taster (Yr 9 - Yr 10)

Learn the basics in using hand tools and produce a basic product related to carpentry industry. Learn about working in the industry.

Students will need to wear Steel Capped boots and attire appropriate for working in a workshop. ( long sleeve shirt and long pants).


  • 15 April 2024 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • 16 April 2024 | 9:00am - 3:00pm

Cost: $30pp

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: 17 April 2024 | 9:00 am - 3:00pm
Cost: $50pp
DJ and Music Production (Yr 7 - 12)

Learn various techniques to help you become a successful DJ, including beatmatching, scratching, beat juggling and more.

When: 12 July 2023 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Cost: $50pp


Location: Onsite Classes will be held at 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.

Learn more about CathWest Innovation College

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