Construction Studies - Links to External Sites
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Building Blocks

Education & Construction Training Package. The package is sold to Schools & Colleges throughout Ireland & UK and Canada.

This website aims to provide knowledge and guidance for students of leaving certificate construction studies. 

Cygnum, Timber Framed Houses (Commercial Site)

Cygnum, supplier of sustainable, low energy homes. energy efficient, cost effective timber frame homes

Materials Technology Wood
Notes on different aspects of Materials Technology Wood

Kildare County Council - Build Heritage

Kildare is a County that boasts a rich architectural heritage spanning many centuries. Through out the county there are many building types represented, some of which are unique to the county.

Irish Architecture

Current information on what is happening in Irish Architecture. Many useful links to explore.

National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH)

The website of the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH). The NIAH is a section within the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The work of the NIAH involves identifying and recording the architectural heritage of Ireland, from 1700 to the present day


Website created to address the shortage of Passive Design Learning Resources for pupils and teachers of Construction Studies in the Irish second level system.


Professional Development Service for Teachers. The aim of PDST is to provide high quality professional development and support that empowers teachers and schools to provide the best possible education for all pupils /students.

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI)

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) is the Regulatory and Support body for Architects in Ireland. Support services are also provided for Architectural Technologists.

TechnoTeachers Association

The Technoteachers Association represents and supports teachers of :

  • Materials Technology Wood
  • Technical Graphics
  • Design & Communication Graphics
  • Construction Studies
  • Technology 
This page contain links to external websites' which are outside the control of t4. Although we make every effort to ensure links are accurate and relevant t4 cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.  Links are provided as a resource for teachers of technology subjects and it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked websites'.  Linkage to external websites' should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation by t4 of any third party products or services offered by virtue of any information, material or content linked from or to this websites.  
Events Calendar

New Activity Worksheets

Resource material to compliment "Identifying Geometry to support Design in SolidWorks".


Guide to the DCG Student Assignment

An updated version of “A Guide to the Student Assignment” (DCG) is now available to purchase or download.


Converting PDF to an editable document

Instructional video showing how to convert a pdf document to an editable worksheet. Check the "Distance Learning" menu for other online resources.


Upgrading from Win 7

The PDST Technology in Education have a short guideline available on upgrading computers from Win 7 to a supported Operating System, (Win 10 or Chrome OS).


Ghrafaic Dhearaidh agus Chumarsáide

Doiciméid Ghrafaic Dhearaidh & Chumarsáide i nGaeilge. Lean nasc roghchlár ar chlé.

Construction Studies

New PowerPoint presentations "Towards nZEB for Dwellings 2020 and "A guide to managing experiment work" now added to list of available resources. Click on the "READ MORE" link.

T4 Newsletter

Click on the link below to access the first edition "Summer Newsletter 2018" of the T4 Online Newsletter.


Intermediate SolidWorks

Workshop booklet covering some of the intermediate level sketching tools and features available in SolidWorks 2017 while working through the modeling of parts for a Spatula.


Advanced SolidWorks

Resource notes from PDST 2017 Advanced SolidWorks CPD Workshop.


DCG Coursework

State Examination Commission (SEC) respond to queries regarding DCG Coursework Examination. .


Updated Room Layouts

Updated Room Layouts for Post Primary Schools are currently available in both CAD and PDF format from the DES website.


ICT for teaching & Learning

Example of a Flipped Learning approach in a Tech Graphics classroom..