[vet-mm] exam software specifications

Mark Schumann mark.schumann at YVG.vic.edu.au
Wed Mar 2 20:37:18 AEDT 2016

Thanks Claire, good to finally have some clarity on this. As an aside, is the latest version of Flash (not animate) CC 2014, and does it have the bone tools?

On 2 Mar 2016, at 8:31 PM, Bloom, Claire R <bloom.claire.r at edumail.vic.gov.au<mailto:bloom.claire.r at edumail.vic.gov.au>> wrote:

Hi Folks,
VCAA has issued revised advice regarding exam software.
It's on the website at http://www.vcaa.vic.edu.au/Pages/vet/programs/multimedia/exams.aspx#H2N10017
I've attached it here and also copied and pasted below (apologies if it is not formatted correctly)

(c) VCAA 2016 - Version 2 - February 2016

VCE VET Interactive Digital Media

Computer-based examination - 2016

The operating systems and software to be used in the 2016 VCE VET Interactive Digital Media examination are outlined below.

Approved software programs



Software program

Flash CS4 and above


write content

Software program



graphics editing

Software program

Photoshop CS4 and above OR Corel Photo-Paint 12 OR Fireworks 8.0


authoring interactive sequences

Software program

Dreamweaver CS4 and above


will not be assessed in the practical component


* CS4 will not be supported beyond 2016. Any provider using CS4 in 2016 must contact the VCE Examinations Unit before 24 March 2016.

* Adobe Animate will not be supported in 2016.

Operating systems required for the running of the examination

Only the following operating systems will be supported:

* Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

* Mac OSX 10.8-10.11

Please note that any new operating systems not listed above will not be supported.

Any provider unable to meet these requirements must contact the VCAA immediately.

Any queries about the technical requirements for the 2016 VCE VET Interactive Digital Media examination should be sent to the VCE Examinations Unit: examinations.vcaa at edumail.vic.gov.au<mailto:examinations.vcaa at edumail.vic.gov.au>

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