Carwatha College P-12 is a college of 650 students located in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne approximately 25 km from the centre of Melbourne. The college is about a 20 minute drive from the city via the Monash Freeway or Eastlink. The college is also serviced by many bus routes and the train is available at Noble Park. Eastlink also connects the local area to the bay side and beach suburbs.
Carwatha is situated within a residential area close to Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre (about 200m). Many sporting and recreational facilities are available in the local area.
Carwatha College P-12 is approximately 4 km from Monash University (Clayton Campus) and Chisholm TAFE (Dandenong Campus)
Carwatha College P-12 accepts enrolments from International Students in both our Primary and Secondary sections of our school.
Carwatha College P-12 has a very diverse mix of students
- 57 different languages spoken by students at the college
- 42% of students have languages other than English spoken at home
English as an Additional Language (EAL) classes operate at all year levels
- Specially trained EAL teachers
- Specialist classroom for all EAL classes
- Timetabled support classes are held in SMALL groups so students receive individual assistance with their English
Carwatha College P-12 will arrange a homestay for International students.
- A family environment
- A room
- A place to study
- Three meals a day
Carwatha College P-12 can provide a guardian to oversee student progress and wellbeing for the duration of the student’s stay.
International Student Manager: Mrs Sheila Horn
Principal: Pat Mulcahy
International Student Coordinator: Mrs Helen Leventakis
43 - 81 Browns Road Noble Park North 3174
61 3 9795 5848
61 3 9790 1712
Department of Education and Training
Link to Victorian Government International Students Program : http://www.study.vic.gov.au/
Third Party Delivery of Studies
To broaden the range of study opportunities for our students, Carwatha College P-12 has agreements with a number of other institutions, including: Nazareth College; Holmesglen Tafe, Narre Community Learning Centre, Chisholm Dandenong; Chisholm Berwick; Noble Park Secondary College and Dandenong High.
Available courses include: Applied Fashion; Building and Bricklaying; Plumbing; Sport and Recreation; Building Construction (Carpentry); Business; Electrotechnology; Engineering - Production; Residential Drafting; Tourism; Flight Attendant; Dance; Visual Arts; Music Performance; Health Assistance; Beauty; Early Childhood Education and Care; Digital Media Games; Information Technology; Interior Decoration; and Specialist Makeup.
International Student Homestays
Carwatha College P-12 is currently looking to expand our team of homestay providers for our International Students. An outline of the responsibilities of a homestay provider are
- a single bedroom for the student’s exclusive use
- study facilities, including a desk, study light and bookcase
- overseeing of the student’s wellbeing;
- all meals including lunch.
It is compulsory for all families (everyone in the household over the age of 18 or even frequent residents of the house) to have a current Working With Children Permit. The current rate of payment for homestay providers is between $250 and $280 per week. This may be negotiated depending upon the homestay provided.
If you are interested in the possibility of becoming a member of our homestay team, please contact Sheila Horn at the college for full details and an application form.