ACM20221 Certificate II in Horse Care
Year 11 students are streamed into General or Foundation levels according to their levels of achievements and OLNA results from Year 10;
This is a consolidation of skills required in order to achieve graduation.
This subject is suited to students seeking a path to employment or further study at TAFE and where possible concentrates on life and work related communication skills. Every endeavour is made to make the course content relevant to students needs.
Again, Individual abilities and achievements determine the particular pathway a student will take.
Animal Production Systems (Year 11 & Year 12)General
This SCSA subject introduces the students to the concept of raising animals as a production system. The environment in which an animal is produced is examined in detail; feeding, stresses due to climate, as well as diseases and social behaviour of animals is investigated in this subject. The importance of bloodlines and genetics is also treated within this context. In this project based course, markets are examined as well as the things needed to produce animals for sale and animal products.
Plant Production Systems (Year 11 & Year 12)General
These Curriculum Council subjects cover both practical and theoretical aspects of crop and pasture production. Understanding of how plants grow in order to maximise production, is the key aim of this course. Environmental factors such as soil, weather and nutrition, as well as types of crops, are covered. Operations which require sowing, maintenance and harvesting crops are given special consideration. Although the emphasis is on broad acre cropping, students have the opportunity within the project work to investigate particular crops of interest.