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Technical Guidance Documents


April 2014

TGD021-2, Guidelines and Standards for Sanitary Facilities in Primary Schools, and TGD021-3, Guidelines and Standards for Sanitary Facilities in Post-Primary Schools, published.  Scroll down to view.

March 2014
Design Team Procedures for Small Works (4th Edition March 2014) published on 10th March 2014.  To view scroll down to Technical Guidance Documents or click on Procedures and Cost Plansand scroll down to DESIGN TEAM PROCEDURES.  Changes from 3rd Edition noted in Introduction, Paragraph 1.2

February 2014
Fire Strategy for Schools - A Supplementary Guide for Design Teams - First Edition, February 2014 published. Scroll down to view.

September 2013
TGD026 Planning & Design Guidelines - Primary & Post Primary School Specialist Accommodation for Pupils with Special Educational Needs First Edition, 29th May 2012.

Addendum 1, 19th September 2013 added. (Following feedback from schools and a review of a sample of completed projects, a number of common themes and points emerged which required clarification. This document, Addendum 1, brings clarity to the issues raised.) Scroll down to view

Technical Guidance Documents

The following is a complete set of the Department of Education and Skills technical guidance documents and comprises:

1. Current Technical Guidance Documents
2. Archive Documents

Document Edition and Revision
Document edition numbers and revisions are stated on the cover of each document. To check for previous versions, follow the link to the relevant section and scroll down to ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS.