Construction Studies introduces students to the knowledge and skills associated with construction technology and construction materials and practices. This is achieved through theoretical study and integrated practical projects which provide a basis for the thorough exploration of materials and processes

Teachers Names

Micheal Killen

Brian Duffy

Stephen Smyth

Subject Overview:

Construction Studies involves hands- on experience working with tools and machinery. Students undertake the theoretical and practical studies of buildings and are required to make a project for their Leaving Cert It looks at the following content:

 

 Part I – Construction Theory and Drawing

  • General principles

  • Substructure

  • Superstructure

  • Internal construction

  • Services and external works

  • Heat and thermal effects in buildings

  • Illumination in buildings

  • Sound in buildings

Part II – Practical Skills

  • Tools Processes

Part III – Course Work and Projects

  • Workshop/laboratory experiments
  • Student projects

 

Assessment

Construction Studies is assessed at both Ordinary level and Higher level by means of a terminal examination paper, a practical test and a student project.

Career opportunities in your subject.

  • Construction
  • Architecture
  • Property

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Largy College, Post Primary School, Clones, Co Monaghan is part of the Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board, Bord Oideachais agus Oiliúna Chabháin agus Mhuineacháin

 

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