How will Materials Technology Wood be useful to me?
- You will know the correct procedures to follow when developing an idea into a finished artefact e.g. a piece of furniture or a child’s toy etc.
- You will be able to identify different trees, recognise their importance to us and our environment
- You will also have the skills to make objects from wood and know how to apply appropriate finishes to them, e.g. paint, varnish, stain or polish.
Specifications for the technology subjects will be revised in phase 4 of the Junior Cycle Developments, with the changes commencing in 2019, for certification in 2022.
Find the new curriculum here.