Leaving CertificateConstruction Studies
Leaving Certificate construction studies provides students in the senior cycle of post-primary education with an introduction to the knowledge and skills involved in construction technology and construction materials and processes. Students develop their ability to communicate ideas and information and to apply accurate observation and scientific investigation through exploring materials and processes.
Construction studies is assessed at two levels, Ordinary level and Higher level, by means of a written examination, a practical test, and an assessment of student project work.
|ASSESSMENT||ORDINARY LEVEL||HIGHER LEVEL|
A written paper including a compulsory drawing question
|A practical test||30%||25%|
|An assessment of workshop/laboratory work & projects||30%||25%|