St Benildus College

Construction Studies

Construction Studies is a Senior Cycle Leaving Certificate course. There are three elements to the course:

Topics studied include: the detailing around the substructure of buildings (foundations, wall types, roofs), planning permission laws and procedures, electricity and plumbing, U-values and site safety.

Construction Studies is of particular interest to students who may be interested in careers in Architecture, Engineering, Trades, or for those who have a general interest in how buildings are structured and how the industry operates in modern Ireland.