Become a Partner

 

Partner with us!

Is your organisation, business or tertiary institution on the cutting edge and leading the way in your industry?


From 2020, Loyola Catholic Trade Training Centre Mount Druitt and McCarthy Catholic Trade Training Centre Emu Plains will become campuses of a new school with a new approach: CathWest Innovation College.

Alongside the existing trade training options, CathWest Innovation College will also offer innovative new pathways for students.

 

 

Business mentoring, industry partnership opportunities, work placements and recognised qualifications will support the development of skills for success.

 

 

 

How can businesses partner with CathWest?

 

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Business mentoring

Guide students in their learning to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Industry partnerships

Involve students in the development of one of your short-term or long-term projects to solve real problems.

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Work placements

Provide industry-based experiences where students can gain relevant industry knowledge and skills.


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Internships

Grow your talent base through our internship program for senior students

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Workshops

Help bridge the skill gaps in industry.

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Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Offer students a school-based traineeship or apprenticeship while they are studying at CathWest.

 

 

 

 

What are the benefits of partnering with CathWest?

  • be part of a major educational shift in thinking about what schools can be for young people
  • create real world learning experiences for students
  • play a role in building the workforce of the future through mentoring
  • target potential employees
  • build brand awareness for your company through promotion on the CEDP website, Facebook page, networking and sponsorship programs
  • strengthen your company’s corporate and social responsibility.

How will CathWest support your business?

  • you will have a single point of contact - Judy Smith Manager Entrepreneurial Partnerships
  • CathWest will monitor and support students throughout the business experience
  • students will be supported to ensure they are ‘work ready’- each student will need to complete a student profile before attending a business
  • CathWest will offer a mentor program for our business partners to equip business managers and/or staff with the skills to work with young people.

 

 

 

 

Ready to get started?

Are you interested in partnering with us in this ground-breaking education initiative?

 

Contact us today to learn more:

Judy Smith
Manager Entrepreneurial Partnerships
jsmith36@parra.catholic.edu.au
Mobile: 0447 324 455

 

 

 

 

Learn how our partners are working with students at CathWest

 

Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Sydney Water

Excursion, solving a problem, conducting workshops, experiments and on panel.


Louise Roberts
Manager of Education Programs

Maniera

Maniera

Maniera

Business mentor for fashion designers, run workshops on starting a business.


Olga Moore
Fashion Designer and Business Owner

Microsoft

Microsoft

Microsoft

Training our staff on Microsoft programs to deliver the courses to our Inquiry Pathway students.

Business mentors to our students.

Offer courses at Microsoft for students.

Work-placement opportunities.


Dan Bowen

Captivate

Captivate

Captivate

Business mentors in creative arts, graphic art areas of interest.


Francoise Marrier Dunienville

Skills Road

Skills Road

Skills Road

Running workshops in careers at CathWest, Career coaching and Business mentors.


Jon Prior

Parramatta City Council

Parramatta City Council

Parramatta City Council

Present to students about local government problems.

Offer support via email and phone for problem solving projects.

Offer opportunities to work with people within the council.


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Yamaha

Yamaha

Yamaha

Yamaha offer short courses in Drone Technology and to provide mentoring to our students.


Daniel Waetford

Access Training

Access Training

Access Training

Access Training offer volunteer experience for our students studying Mission as well as courses such as Manufacturing.


Rob Kirkham

Crown Resorts Ltd

Crown Resorts Ltd

Crown Resorts Ltd

Crown Resorts Ltd have been a part of our Trade Start Ups Workshops. They are keen to mentor students in Travel and Tourism and offer School Based Apprenticeships.


Sue Banos

Blacktown City Council

Blacktown City Council

Blacktown City Council

Community Development Officer (Youth) and The Youth Advisory Council work with students on youth projects.


Tony Barnden

Western Sydney Women

Western Sydney Women

Western Sydney Women

An entrepreneurial speaker who mentors students, provides business links within the community and offers opportunities in aviation and in other areas.


Amanda Rose

Design FX

Design FX

Design FX

Graphic Designer specialising in photography and video for businesses. Offers business mentoring, short courses in photography and video to CathWest students.


Brett Arnold

West HQ

West HQ

West HQ

Sydney’s leading landmark destination for entertainment, fitness, lifestyle and accommodation West HQ are offering school-based apprenticeships in commercial cookery as well as work placement in various areas of business, marketing, fitness, IT, tourism and event management.


Michelle Brown

Robycs Technology

Robycs Technology

Robycs Technology

Offering industry immersion with students through a work experience program. An industry expert also works with our students to solve real problems relating to robotics and automation.


Raymond Sanchez

Buzzy Games

Buzzy Games

Buzzy Games

Buzzy Games provide game design and coding for kids. The founder, Mike Gardiner, is offering business mentoring with our students.


Mike Gardiner

Young Lions Cafe

Young Lions Cafe

Young Lions Cafe

Work experience and business mentoring opportunities in our entrepreneurial program in Term 4.


Qwayne Guevara

Industry Education Training Services NSW

Industry Education Training Services NSW

Industry Education Training Services NSW

Excursion: Start Ups for Inquiry Pathway Running specialised workshops for the Trade Year 12 pathways - Start Ups.


Eduardo Carvallo