This online resource will increase Victorian students' and teachers' awareness of the technological innovations and digital skills used in a range of modern agricultural careers. Three curriculum-aligned learning modules for Years 7-12 students include:
Two versions of each module are provided: one version for students in Years 7-10, and one version for students in Years 11-12.
There are no specific entry requirements.
|Course Type||Short Course (Professional Development)|
|How to Apply||
For direct access to the resource, visit http://agri-techeducation.com/agri-techcheck
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
This resource provides Professional Development for teachers and students. This is a resource only and no CPD hours or Certificate of Completion will be allocated.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
GPS Cows: livestock tracking system module
Students will collect store-on-board and real-time GPS data from livestock to analyse behaviours, manage welfare and make decisions about infrastructure improvements and animal husbandry. Teachers attending workshops will receive a free ‘GPS Cows’ tracker to use on their school farm.
Escavox - Tracking the food chain module
Students will use an Escavox dashboard designed for educational use which displays real-time GPS tracking data of produce grown in Victoria to determine the efficiency of delivery systems in the domestic and international food supply chain network and avoid wastage issues.
AgriWebb – Farming for Next Generation module
Students will use AgriWebb farm management software using a free educational licence to track farming operations and make business decisions to improve efficiency, profitability, and sustainability of the farm’s environmental resources.
There is no formal assessment.