Leaving Cert Applied



LCA is a two year programme in which students are prepared for the world of work and also for most Post-Leaving Certificate Courses.

This programme covers three main areas:

Vocational Preparation
General Education
Vocational Education

Vocational Preparation:

This is concerned with preparing the students for working life and is organised around vocational preparation and guidance. Work experience & English and communication.


General Education:

Subjects studied in this area include Social Education, Recreation, Irish, a Modern European Language and Music.

Vocational Education:

This area is concerned with the development of Information Technology, Maths, Practical Skills in such areas as Hotel. Catering & Tourism, Hair & Beauty, Office Administration & Customer Care

Students are assessed on a continuous basis as well as final examinations at the end of year two. Credit is given for modules completed, projects, aural and oral, practical and written examinations.