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History of Agriculture Course

Cleve Area School Agriculture Course

The school is highly regarded for its Agriculture Course and the outstanding results of its senior students in entering the agriculture industry at all levels.

Cleve Area School introduced a Certificate in Agriculture course in 1975, and in 1991 integrated with the South Australian Certificate in Education (SACE).

The course had undergone constant development to maintain its focus as a specialist educator in dryland farming education, and enforcing minimum tillage sustainable agriculture principles and practices.

Agriculture students undertake a Certificate II in Agriculture which is nationally accredited under the Australian Qualifications Framework and the Australian National Training Authority.

Senior students have access to Certificate III in Agriculture in addition to SACE Agriculture and Horticulture subjects, and on job training via the schools comprehensive Australian School Based Apprenticeship scheme, and Vocational Education and Training Programme.

Cleve is a Centre of Excellence in Agriculture Education.  The school has an ethos of Care, Respect, Enthusiasm for learning and Working together (C.R.E.W.).  Cleve Area School’s agriculture course is integral to the school’s focus of “going from good to great”.