Leaving Certificate Engineering promotes an educational understanding of the materials and a knowledge of the processes associated with mechanical engineering. This is achieved through the development of skills and initiative in the planning, development and realization of technological projects in a safe manner.
Engineering is assessed at both Ordinary level and Higher level by means of a terminal examination paper, a student project and a practical examination
Here are some good links for Engineering students
http://www.practicalstudent.com – SolidWorks Models of Past Projects
http://www.etta.ie – Engineering Technology Teachers Association
http://www.examinations.ie – Download past exam papers.
http://www.scoilnet.ie/Default.aspx – On-Line Resources for Students