Junior Certificate Woodwork is an optional subject.

In woodwork you learn to design small projects and the skills required to use tools and equipment to make your designs.  You work mainly with wood but also with other materials.  You learn about wood as a material and how it is produced.

There are two parts to the exam:

  • coursework – students will design a project based on a given design brief.  They will then make the project and prepare a project folder to accompany it (66%).
  • written examination – there is a two hour written paper which examines woodwork theory (33%).


You can take the exam at Higher or at Ordinary level

For more information click on the link below:

Woodwork Factsheet