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Visual Communication Design

Accreditation period 2018-2023

The accreditation period for Visual Communication Design has been extended and expires 31 December 2023.

Study Design

VCE Visual Communication Design Study Design (pdf - 227.76kb)

Details on areas of study, outcomes and assessment for Visual Communication Design Units 1-4: 2018-2023.

School-based assessment

VCE Visual Communication Design: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 2022 (docx - 725.69kb)

School-based assessment report
School-based assessment report for Visual Communication Design.

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2022

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 Visual Communication Design examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

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.

Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions raised raised during implementation briefings conducted in 2017.

Implementation briefing presentation
Presentation notes from the Visual Communication Design implementation webinar​.

Technical drawing specifications resource (January 2020)
This resource material provides advice and support on technical drawing specifications for VCE Visual Communication Design.

VCE Visual Communication Design School-assessed Task professional learning
The link will take you to advice for the School-assessed Task, School-assessed Coursework and folio and assessment examples from the VCAA School-assessed Task professional learning sessions from 2018-2020 for VCE Visual Communication Design.

Study review

Study Review Plan (docx - 85.43kb)

The Study Review Plan provides key information on the review of VCE Visual Communication Design which will be conducted in 2022.

Consultation register

Consultation on the proposed VCE Visual Communication Design Study Design will be conducted in 2022. The draft study design and consultation questionnaire will be available for consideration on this page during 2022. To register your interest for the public consultation, please complete the registration form.

Curriculum Manager

Kathryn Hendy-Ekers
Curriculum Manager - Visual Art, Communication Design and Media
tel: + 61 3 9059 5147

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.