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Design, Technology and Engineering Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in 2024. Accredited in November 2018 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2020. 

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Evidence of learning

Evidence of learning

All Stage 2 subjects have a school assessment component and an external assessment component.

The following assessment types enable students to demonstrate their learning in Stage 2 Design, Technology and Engineering.

School assessment (70%)

  • Assessment Type 1: Specialised Skills Task (20%) 
  • Assessment Type 2: Design Process and Solution (50%)

External assessment (30%)

  • Assessment Type 3: Resource Study (30%) 

Students provide evidence of their learning through four to six assessments, including the external assessment component. Students complete:

  • two specialised skills tasks
  • one design process and solution task
  • one resource study.