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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 2021

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2021

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

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.

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.

Evaluation of VCE Visual Communication Design: Expert Reference Group

The VCAA is monitoring the implementation of VCE Visual Communication Design in schools and is establishing an expert reference group to provide recommendations that will inform the VCE Visual Communication Design review, and development process.

The Visual Communication Design Expert Reference Group will consider the nature, scope and purpose of VCE Visual Communication Design study as a whole, and make recommendations about the number and purpose of the units to be offered within the VCE Visual Communication Design for the next accreditation period.

Further information is available in the Terms of Reference (docx - 84.09kb). Expressions of Interest to become a member of the VCE Visual Communication Design Expert Reference Group can only be lodged through the VCAA Sessional Staff Maintenance System (SSMS) applications close Monday 2 August 2021. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of the nomination and approval process.

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.