How can I find the current accreditation status of VCE studies?
The accreditation period for each VCE study is provided in its study design and on the study specific webpage, which you can access via the
VCE Study Designs page. Where an accreditation period has been extended, the revised date will be posted on the relevant VCE study page
A summary of the accreditation status of all VCE studies is also available in the
How can I obtain VCE Study Designs?
Study Designs for the current accreditation period of the VCE Study are available online from each of the
VCE Study Design pages on this website.
Study Designs are no longer distributed in hard copy.
How can I obtain Assessment Handbooks for VCE studies?
For each new or revised VCE study from 2015, information that was formerly contained in a separate Assessment Handbook has been incorporated into a single
Advice for Teachers publication. Studies accredited prior to 2015 have an
Advice for Teachers publication and an
Assessment Handbook. Advice for Teachers and Assessment Handbooks are available from the
VCE Study Design pages.
Visit the individual
VCE Study Design pages to find recent updates to coursework material.
How can I obtain other VCE publications?
The VCAA publications
Where To Now? and
Return to Study are available online:
An online version of the latest
VCE and VCAL Administrative Handbook is also available.
I would like to become an exam marker/assessor. How can I apply?
The VCAA is now processing all sessional staff applications and appointments through our online
Sessional Staff Management System (SSMS).
If you are not registered to use SSMS, you will need to register on the system. To do so, follow the instructions at
Work with us.
What is statistical moderation of coursework?
Can my school use VCAA material in our publications?
Teachers and schools can copy a limited amount of material free for education purposes only.
For other uses of the material (e.g. for commercial purposes), read the VCAA’s
To request permission to use VCAA material, complete the
Copyright Request form. A fee will usually apply for any commercial application
Acronyms and terms are defined in the
VCAA Words and acronyms.
Where to Now? - an online Guide to the VCE, VCAL and Apprenticeships and Traineeships.