Western Australian College Of Agriculture - Morawa (4203)

School Overview

The WA College of Agriculture - Morawa, is a highly regarded College which provides Education and Training in Agriculture and related trades to students in Years 10, 11 and 12. Students interested in trades, mining and agriculture are attracted from across Western Australia to study a combination of WACE subjects and nationally accredited certificates through the Colleges Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Partnerships with industry ensure that students have access to the latest research, development and industry best practice in agriculture. Through the College Board and Agricultural Advisory Committee's commitment to continuous improvement, students have access to the latest machinery, equipment and workshop facilities, including the College's Trade Training Centre.
The Residential Campus was built in 1992, with an additional two sixteen bed dorms and a six bed medical centre completed in 2011 and now houses up to seventy two male and female students. The design varies between individual rooms with shared ablutions or twin share rooms with a private ensuite. The dormitories are modern and well designed, fully air-conditioned and each have a common room with kitchenette and television. The Residential Campus has a state-of-the-art dining room and kitchen where students are provided with full board.
The College Farm adjoins the Morawa town site on the southern, eastern and western boundaries. Total property area is 3,242 Ha - 1,200 Ha arable and the balance comprising salt-lakes and bush areas. Students are rostered on to the various sections of the farm (which includes sheep, cattle, cropping, pigs, butcher shop and workshop) to ensure exposure to all facets of the farm operation.
The RTO offers nationally recognised Certificate II qualifications in Engineering, Automotive and Agriculture, with Year 12 students being able to apply to complete a Certificate III in Agriculture.
Students wishing to attend the WA College of Agriculture Morawa must apply and undertake an interview process. Information about courses and the application process can be found on the College's website https://morawaag.wa.edu.au