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Technical Graphics

Subject Overview

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.

Content

Conventions and Standards

Plane Geometry:
  • Constructions
  • Plane figures
  • Loci
  • Transformation geometry
  • Areas and figures
Descriptive Geometry:
  • Orthographic Projection
  • Pictorial drawing and projection
  • Scaled drawing
  • Surface development
Communication Graphics:
  • Freehand drawing and sketching
  • Graphics in designing
  • Computer graphics

Assessment

Technical Graphics is assessed at both Ordinary level and Higher level by means of a terminal examination paper.

Documentation

PDFJunior Certificate Technical Graphics Syllabus

Related links

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) Scoilnet