Accreditation period 2019-2024
The accreditation period for Systems Engineering has been extended and expires 31 December 2024.
Systems Engineering study design amendment (December 2020)
The VCE Systems Engineering: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2021 will be published in Term 1, 2021. A professional learning program will be provided in Terms 1 and 2, 2021 to provide teachers with a clear understanding of the delivery of the School-assessed Task, including authentication, administration and how to apply the assessment criteria and descriptors for the School-assessed Task. For more information please see
Notice to Schools 174/2020 - 18 November 2020.
VCE Systems Engineering School-based Assessment report.
Information about the use of calculators in Systems Engineering examinations.
Examination specifications, past examinations and reports
VCE Systems Engineering examination specifications, past examinations and reports
Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.
Wolfram SystemModeler videos
A series of ten videos that explore the Wolfram SystemModeler software, including how to use its various functions along with ways the software can be used in VCE Systems Engineering.
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) Use of machinery in technology teaching
Design and Technology Teachers Association (DATTA Vic)
Table of electronic symbols (Updated January 2013)
Top Designs student and teacher resources
View student folios from previous VCE Top Designs exhibitions.
Curriculum Manager - Design and Technologies
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Curriculum Managers lead, manage and support the production, review and development of senior secondary curriculum and assessment materials. They also provide policy advice and implementation support for Foundation to Year 12 curriculum and assessment.