Brief Overview
Under the current Framework for Junior Cycle, students have access to a suite of technology subjects: Engineering, Wood Technology, Graphics and Applied Technology

Junior Cycle Engineering aims to develop the students’ awareness of engineering processes while developing the necessary subject knowledge with the disciplinary skills to engineer products.

Teacher Mr William Cooke

The study of junior cycle Engineering aims to:
• enable students to develop the disciplinary skills and knowledge to engineer an end product
• enable students to engage in goal-oriented problem solving, creating an awareness of
engineering processes
• develop the necessary skills and apply engineering processes to manipulate material to
manufacture a product with efficiency, accuracy, precision and a high-quality finish
• develop an engineering mindset through the exploration of contemporary engineering

Link to Junior Certificate Specification

Link to NCCA