Metalwork is one of the technology subjects offered at junior cycle in Colaiste Iascaigh. It is an activity-based course focusing on metal, how to work with it and how to assemble different parts.Other materials such as plastics and wood are also investigated and used in project work.You will be working with basic electronic components too.
Some of the things you will learn include:
There are two (or three) parts to the exam:
Will Metalwork be very different after the Junior Certificate?
Leaving Cert. Engineering (Engineering Technology) builds on what you learned in Junior Cert.Metalwork. However, the topics are covered in much greater detail and a higher level of skill is necessary in practical work.
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