At Leaving Cert level the subject is known as Design and Communications Graphics (DCG). It is a carry on from Technical Graphics. A very new and really exciting subject which offers students a very new and exciting approach to the subject, including design, sketching and extensive use of IT equipment
Solidworks is the 3D software package used in the DCG room. A brilliant package which allows students to model every day objects.

The main areas of drawing are:

  • Orthographic and Auxiliary Projection
  • Oblique Plane
  • Perspective
  • Conic Section
  • Road Geometry
  • Surface Geometry/Developments
  • Interpenetration
  • Skew Lines
  • Structural Forms
  • Dynamic Mechanisms
  • Assemblies

The main of IT are:

  • Solidworks (3D computer modelling)
  • Powerpoint
  • Photorealistic Imaging
  • Internet Research
  • Portfolio Design
  • Formatting
  • Printing
  • Word

Solidworks Tutorials

Easter Revision 

Examples of Student Assignment