Civil Technology focuses on concepts and principles in the built environment and on the technological process.  It embraces practical skills and the application of scientific principles.  This subject aims to create and improve the built environment to enhance the quality of life of the individual and society and to ensure the sustainable use of the natural environment.  The subject focuses on three main areas, namely:

•    civil services;
•    construction; and
•    woodworking.


The aim of the subject Civil Technology is to develop the skills levels of learners from Grade 10 – 12 to such an extent that they will be able to enter a career pathway at a Further Education and Training college or a university immediately after obtaining the National Senior Certificate.  Learners will be ready to enter into learner ships or apprenticeships that will prepare them for a trade test.