Technical Graphics involves students in the development of the range of skills associated with the management of spatial problems and the graphical communication of spatial ideas and solutions.
Conventions and Standards
- Plane figures
- Transformation geometry
- Areas and figures
- Orthographic Projection
- Pictorial drawing and projection
- Scaled drawing
- Surface development
- Freehand drawing and sketching
- Graphics in designing
- Computer graphics
Technical Graphics is assessed at both Ordinary level and Higher level by means of a terminal examination paper.
Teaching of this syllabus commenced in 1992. A review of provision for technology education in the junior cycle has taken place and syllabus revision will commence in 2006/2007.
Junior Certificate Technical Graphics Syllabus
State Examinations Commission
Department of Education and Science
Two subject associations support teachers of this subject
Engineering Technology Teachers Association (ETTA)
Techno Teachers Association (TTA)