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Accreditation period 2019-2025

The accreditation period for Systems Engineering has been extended and expires 31 December 2025.

Study Design

VCE Systems Engineering Study Design

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Systems Engineering Units 1-4: 2019-2025.

Systems Engineering study design amendment (December 2020)

School-based Assessment

VCE Systems Engineering: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2023

VCE Systems Engineering School-based Assessment report.

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2023

A series of on-demand videos 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.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Systems Engineering examination specifications, past examinations and reports

Approved calculators
Information about the use of calculators in Systems Engineering examinations.

Support material

Advice for teachers
Learning activities and assessment advice for teachers, including performance descriptions.

Glossary of command terms
This glossary provides a list of terms commonly used across the Victorian Curriculum F–10, VCE study designs and VCE examinations and to help students better understand the requirements of command terms in the context of their discipline.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the VCE
On-demand video recordings, presented with the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Inc. (VAEAI) and the Department of Education (DE) Koorie Outcomes Division, for VCE teachers and leaders as part of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the VCE webinar program held in 2023.

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 Training (DET) 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

Leanne Compton
Curriculum Manager - Design and Technologies
tel: + 61 3 9059 5145

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.