Leaving Certificate Technology

Technology for the Leaving Cert involves using the design process to work through a task or problem in order to arrive at a solution, in the form of an artefact or finished product.

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Course

The LC Tech Syllabus contains core areas: 

●    A Process of Design 
●    Project and Quality Management 
●    Materials and Production 
●    Communication and Graphic Media 
●    Information and Communications Technology 
●     Structures and Mechanisms 
●    Energy, Electricity, and Electronics
and options, of which students study two

●    Electronics and Control 
●    Applied Control Systems 
●    Information and Communications Technology 
●    Manufacturing Systems 
●     Materials Technology
The Exam
There are two parts to the LC Technology Exam

●    Student Coursework consisting of an artefact and a design folio. A brief for this coursework is issued to schools each year by the SEC (50%)
●    Written Exam (50%)


Notes:
Students do not need to have taken Technology at Junior Cert to qualify for this course.

It would however be an advantage if students had taken one of Tech Drawing, Wood Technology or Technology.


Downloads :
LC Technology Syllabus
Leaving Cert Tech Chief Examiners Report 2009

21 Topics for Technology

21 Past papers for Technology

Technology Discussions

Resources for Higher Technology