PATHWAYS 

YEAR 10—all students study the same program based on the Australian Curriculum

 

YEAR 11 & 12—  students have the choice of two Pathways;

 

1. GENERAL EXTENSION PATHWAY

The General Extension Pathway has been designed to provide students with a pathway to university whilst still maximizing time on Farm and in Trades.

 

Students in the General Extension Pathway will study courses in the Class area leading to the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) plus the General Extension Pathway Course which will generate an equivalent ATAR score of 70 and guaranteed entry into an number of  Curtin University programs.

 

Students will also work towards nationally recognised certificates in the Farm and Trade areas. These National recognised qualifications will assist students to access employment and further training in the TAFE sector.

 

Year 11—Students spend 2.5 days in Class (which includes the General Extension Pathway course 1 day Farm, 1 day Trades and 0.5 day additional Farm.

 

Year 12—Students spend 2.5 days in Class (which includes the General Extension Pathway Course), plus 1 day Farm, 1 day Trades and 0.5 day Certificate III Agriculture.  Students have the opportunity to spend one day per week in work release once Trades qualifications have been completed.

 

Once students complete the General Extension Pathway course, they will have guaranteed direct access to a wide range of Curtin courses https://study.curtin.edu.au such as;  

   

  • Agribusiness

  • Environmental Science

  • Coastal and Marine Science

  • Mine and Engineering Surveying

  • Applied Geology

  • Health Sciences

  • Commerce

  • Business Administration

  • Psychology

  • Psychology and Human Resource Management

  • Health Safety and Environment

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Primary Education

  • Secondary Education

 

 

All universities offer a range of different entry pathways and most tend to accept each other’s enabling/bridging programs. See  individual universities websites for specific detail.

 

2. GENERAL PATHWAY

Students will study courses in the Class area leading to the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE). Students will use their certificates gained on Farm and in the Trades area as well as their WACE to access employment, traineeships, apprenticeships and further training at TAFE. 

 

Students will spend two days in the Class area, one day on Farm , one day on Trades and one  day of additional Farm or additional Trades.