In the Animal Production Systems ATAR course students learn about the sustainable operation and management of selected animal enterprises. Students explore, analyse and understand the ways that people manage natural resources, such as plants, animals, climate, soil and water to meet personal and community needs. They analyse and evaluate food and fibre production systems, sustainable farming practices, agricultural technologies, consumer-driven economics, agricultural ethics and product marketing.
Animal Production Systems General
In the Animal Production Systems General course students learn about and apply operational practices to selected animal enterprises. Students apply natural resources, such as plants, animals, soil and water to the objective of meeting personal and community needs. They work with food and fibre production systems, applying sustainable farming practices and using appropriate agricultural technologies. This course provides the opportunity for students to prepare for post-school options of employment and further training.