Leaving Cert Applied Programme
The Leaving Cert Applied is a two-year Leaving Certificate available to students who wish to follow a practical Leaving Cert with a vocational focus. It is a practical Leaving Certificate Programme which places particular emphasis on preparation for the world of work and lifelong learning. Work experience is a significant component of the programme, and students get to sample a range of jobs and get firsthand experience of the world of work.The learning experiences that students have are active and practical, where students get the opportunity to apply their knowledge, skills and experience to real life situations in the school, the workplace and in the wider community.
See the link below for a detailed view of the LCA Programme.
Yes, The Leaving Certificate Applied is accepted for a wide range of Post Leaving Certificate Courses (PLC) at FETAC Level 5, it also provides access to most apprenticeships and other vocational training awards.
Graduates of Leaving Certificate Applied do not have direct access to Higher Education through the Central Applications Office (CAO)
Entry to the Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is by means of an interview. Applications can be made to firstname.lastname@example.org.