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WACE Subjects

 

WACE subjects are offered in Foundation, General and ATAR for a VET or ATAR pathway according to student goals and educational/career pathway. (ATAR pathway leading to University Entrance)

Mathematics (Foundation, General or ATAR)
English (Foundation, General or ATAR)
Animal Production Systems (Year 11 & Year 12) General or ATAR
Plant Production Systems (Year 11 & Year 12) General or ATAR

NATIONALLY RECOGNISED CERTIFICATES WACOA Morawa is a Registered Training Organisation offering the following National Training Packages:

AHC20116    Certificate II in Agriculture
AHC30116    Certificate III in Agriculture (new in 2020)
AUR20716    Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
MEM20413    Certificate II in Engineering Pathways
AHCM20217 Certificate II in Horse Care (new in 2021)

Completion of these qualifications together with the Western Australian Certificate of Education gives (WACE) students a significant employment and further education and training advantage on graduation. Where possible, delivery of Certificate qualifications occurs in conjunction with classroom subjects.

English

Year 11 students are streamed into ATAR, General or Foundation levels according to their levels of achievements and OLNA results from Year 10; 

Foundation

This is a consolidation of skills required in order to achieve graduation.

General

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 endeavor is made to make the course content relevant to students needs
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ATAR
Students who have the desire and ability to go on to further study may choose this subject which concentrates on communication skills in self expression particularly related to the written and spoken word.Individual abilities and achievements  determine the particular pathway a student will take.

 

Mathematics
Year 11 students are streamed into ATAR, General or Foundation levels according to their levels of achievement and OLNA results from Year 10; In Yr 11 students who have the desire and ability to go on to further study at a higher level will study  ATAR level.   General maths is suited to those who seek a path to employment, apprenticeships or further study at TAFE and Foundation maths is a consolidation of skills required for graduation.

Again, Individual abilities and achievements determine the particular pathway a student will take.

 

Animal Production Systems (Year 11 & Year 12)
General or ATAR level

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 or ATAR levels

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.