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Product Design and Technology

Accreditation period 2018-2023

The accreditation period for Product Design and Technology has been extended and expires 31 December 2023.

Study Design

VCE Product Design and Technology Study Design

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

School-based assessment

VCE Product Design and Technology: Administrative information for School-based Assessment in 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 and to register visit the VCE Professional Learning webpage.

View Professional Learning videos for School-based Assessment in 2021

VCE Product Design and Technology School-based Assessment report.

Examination specifications, past examinations and reports

View VCE Product Design and Technology examination specifications, past examinations and reports.

Support material

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

Frequently asked questions
Questions raised during implementation briefings in 2017.

Department of Education and Training (DET) Use of Machinery in Technology Teaching ​​Design and Technology Teachers Association (DATTA Vic)
Home Economics Victoria
Melbourne Museum Top Designs
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.