Construction Studies

Construction Studies

A two year course to Leaving Certificate comprising of:

Practical Wood Based Exam 
Design & Make Project
Written/Theory/Drawing Exam 

  Practical Wood Based Exam Design & Make Project

Written/ Theory/ Drawing Exam

Higher Level
25%
25%
50%
Ordinary Level
30%
30%
40%


Teachers
Mr. Finbarr Gallagher (Room 411 / 410)
Mr. Michael Doherty (Room 402 / 410)

Course Outline
Year One
Year Two

Practical Wood Based Exam
Design and Make Project

Written / Theory / Drawing Exam
Exam Papers 2016 - Higher | Ordinary

Exam Papers 2015 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2014 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2013 - Higher | Ordinary

Exam Papers 2012 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2011 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2010 - Higher | Ordinary

Exam Papers 2009 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2008 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2007 - Higher | Ordinary
Exam Papers 2006 - Higher | Ordinary

Construction Studies - Year One Course Outline

Get ConstructiveYear One

  • Choosing a Site
  • Planning Permission
  • Acquiring a Mortgage
  • The Building Team
  • Concrete Production
  • Foundations (Strip, Raft, etc)
  • Walls (Cavity, Solid, Partition)
  • Floors(Solid & Suspended)
  • Roofs (Flat & Pitched)
  • Windows & Doors
  • Fireplaces & Chimneys
  • Stairs (Timber)

Construction Studies - Year Two Course Outline

Construction Studies Exam PapersYear Two

September-November:
Waste Disposal
Above & Below Ground Drainage
Plumbing
Heating
Electricity
Condensation
U-Values

December:
Design L.C. Project
Revision through Past Exam Papers

January-March:
Produce L.C. Project and Folio of Design & Research work.
Revision through Past Exam Papers

April-May:
Practice & Prepare for Practical Exam
Revision through Past Exam Papers

Construction Studies - Practical Wood Based Exam

Four hour exam held in early May of Year Two.

25% of Higher Level course
30% of Ordinary Level course
Scroll down to view practical exam projects (2010 to 2005, top to bottom).

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam

 

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam

 

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam

Construction Studies Practical Wood Based Exam