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Agriculture Studies

For more information about Cleve Area Schools Agriculture program, download our information document below.

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Senior Agriculture Curriculum 65KB Adobe PDF

Year 10

Semester/Full Year

Certificate 2 in Agriculture

  • Participate in OHSW processes
  • Install, maintain & repair fencing
  • Operate tractors
  • Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media
  • Muster & move livestock
  • Handle livestock using basic techniques
  • Assist agricultural crop maintenance
  • Treat weeds
  • Carry out regular livestock observation
On Farm Tasks
  • Machinery/tractor operation
  • Routine sheep operations – drenching, vaccinating, supplementary feeding
  • Sheep condition scoring
  • Fencing project
  • Farm resource maintenance/development
  • Boom spray technology

Year 11

Full Year SACE

  • Ag Practice (structured workplace learning)
  • Ag Management (Plant and Animal Science)

Ag Practice

9 Competency Units:
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Prepare & apply chemicals
  • Apply chemicals under supervision
  • Assist agriculture crop establish
  • Assist agricultural crop harvesting
  • Operate tractors – complete unit from Year 10
  • Operate basic machinery & equipment
  • Undertake operational maintenance of machinery
  • Implement vertebrate pest control program
On Farm Tasks
  • Collaborative cropping project
  • Shearing & crutching
  • Lamb marking
  • Fencing project
  • Year 11 Ag camp
  • Mid side sampling
Ag Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture/crop rotation planning
  • Animal breeds
  • Pests and diseases
  • Animal and plant genetics
  • Animal nutrition
  • Soils
  • Animal physiology (sheep)
  • Plant physiology (cereals/legumes)

Year 12

Full Year SACE

  • Ag Management
  • Ag Applied Tech
  • Ag and The Community

Ag Management

  • Crop rotation and planning
  • Farm management / viability study
  • Australian sheep breeding values
  • Crop establishment & management
  • Gross margin analysis
  • Investigative study
  • Prime lamb selection
  • Crop yield estimation
  • Excursions - National Merino Challenge
    •  Station trip

Ag Applied Tech

  • Crop rotation and planning
  • Vertebrate pest control
  • Front-end loader operation
  • Australian sheep breeding values
  • Guidance steering applications
  • Rural fencing project
  • Chainsaw operation
  • Investigative study
  • Wool classing
  • Merino hogget classing
  • Excursions - National Merino Challenge
    • Station trip

Ag and the Community

  • Practical tasks at Sims Farm

For more information on the AHC20110 - Certificate II in Agriculture:

http://training.gov.au/training/details/AHC20110