Physical Education Units 3 and 4 - 2017
The accreditation period for Physical Education Units 3 and 4 of the current study will expire on 31 December 2017.
Units 1 and 2 of VCE Physical Education for 2017 and associated support material are available from the
Physical Education Units 1 and 2 page.
Implementation of the revised study is being staged:
Units 1 and 2: 2017, Units 3 and 4: 2018
In 2017, students enrolling in Units 1-2 will undertake the revised study (2017-2021). Students undertaking Units 3-4 will continue with the current study (2011-2017).
Unit 3 Clarification
Schools were advised in the April 2014 edition of
VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET of the requirement to incorporate Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines into the teaching of Unit 3 VCE Physical Education from 2015. For Unit 3, Area of study 1: Monitoring and promotion of physical activity, the emphasis for teaching should be on
Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for young people (13–17 years) and adults (18–64 years).
Study Design Errata
As published in the
VCAA Bulletin, August 2010, p.9.
Clarification of the use of terminology relating to energy systems (pdf - 1.41mb)
As published in the VCAA Bulletin VCE, VCAL and VET, April 2013, p.10.
Resources (doc - 291.5kb) (March 2014)
Study Summary (doc - 62.5kb) (March 2014)
A summary of the VCE Physical Education Study Design for 2011-2017.
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