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Wood Technology is taught as an optional subject to all students up to Junior Cycle. The follow-on subject from this is Construction Studies at Leaving Certificate level. Students follow the course set by the DES syllabus and the subject is common level at Junior Cycle and can achieve Ordinary and Higher Level in Leaving Certificate examinations.
Wood Technology is a subject that will allow students to explore and learn about a key natural resource that nature has provided. Trees and wooden material have a unique relationship with nature and humankind. The sustainable use and management of this natural resource is important as the world faces the challenges of the 21st century. From habitats to construction or recreation to oxygen creation this resource can play a significant role in wellbeing of our planet.

In Wood Technology Students Will: