Want to get into a trade? We’ll put you on the right track!

Year 9 and 10 students are invited to 'Try a Trade' at CathWest Innovation College.

Experience CathWest and a trade of your choice with hands-on experience in our industry standard workshops!

  1. Automotive
  2. Carpentry
  3. Electro Technology



When Wednesday June 26th | 9:15am to 2:00pm
Where CathWest McCarthy Campus | 69 Mackellar St, Emu Plains
Dress Code Neat, casual & closed shoes. (Steel cap boots preferable)
Transport Students will need to make their own way to and from the College
Lunch Students can bring their own recess & lunch or purchase from the CathWest Cafe. Please note that the cafe is cashless (eftpos/debit card only)


CathWest Innovation College Mt Druitt

Don't miss out!

Compete the expression of interest form and get the application process started.


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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