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Construction Studies - Links to External Sites
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Building Blocks

Education & Construction Training Package. The package is sold to Schools & Colleges throughout Ireland & UK and Canada.

This website aims to provide knowledge and guidance for students of leaving certificate construction studies. 

Cygnum, Timber Framed Houses (Commercial Site)

Cygnum, supplier of sustainable, low energy homes. energy efficient, cost effective timber frame homes


Kildare County Council - Build Heritage

Kildare is a County that boasts a rich architectural heritage spanning many centuries. Through out the county there are many building types represented, some of which are unique to the county.

Irish Architecture

Current information on what is happening in Irish Architecture. Many useful links to explore.

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH)

The website of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH). The NIAH is a section within the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The work of the NIAH involves identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to the present day


Website created to address the shortage of Passive Design Learning Resources for pupils and teachers of Construction Studies in the Irish second level system.


Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of PDST is to provide high quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils /students.

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI)

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) is the Regulatory and Support body for Architects in Ireland. Support services are also provided for Architectural Technologists.

TechnoTeachers Association

The Technoteachers Association represents and supports teachers of :

  • Materials Technology Wood
  • Technical Graphics
  • Design & Communication Graphics
  • Construction Studies
  • Technology 
This page contain links to external websites' which are outside the control of t4. Although we make every effort to ensure links are accurate and relevant t4 cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.  Links are provided as a resource for teachers of technology subjects and it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked websites'.  Linkage to external websites' should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation by t4 of any third party products or services offered by virtue of any information, material or content linked from or to this websites.  
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Construction Studies

New PowerPoint presentation "An Introduction to Construction Studies Syllabus" added to list of available resources.

T4 Newsletter

Click on the link below to access the first edition "Summer Newsletter 2018" of the T4 Online Newsletter.


Intermediate SolidWorks

Workshop booklet covering some of the intermediate level sketching tools and features available in SolidWorks 2017 while working through the modeling of parts for a Spatula.


Surface Modeling

Resource notes from PDST 2017 Advanced SolidWorks CPD Workshop.


DCG Coursework

State Examination Commission (SEC) respond to queries regarding DCG Coursework Examination. .


JC Technology- Paper

Background paper & brief for the review of the JC Technology subjects.


CAD Computer Specifications

Details of the Computer specifications for CAD Computers available through the DES 2015 hardware grant for schools for use in DCG can be found under the CAD & SolidWorks link on the left of the screen.


Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.


ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a Flipped Learning approach i a Tech Graphics classroom..