What is LCVP?

  • an enhanced Leaving Certificate
  • LCVP students must take a minimum of 5 Leaving Cert subjects (at higher, ordinary or foundation level) including Irish
  • 2 of the above subjects must be selected from one of the designated Vocational Subject groupings
  • Students are required to follow a recognised course in a modern European Language
  • They must study the 2 Link Modules to provide a vocational focus: (a) Enterprise Education (b) Preparation for the World of Work

Aims of the Programme:

  • Realise the vocational potential of their Leaving Cert subjects
  • Become self-confident, innovative and resourceful
  • acquire attitudes and skills appropriate to adult life, their vocational subject grouping and / or personal aspirations
  • Interact effectively with and learn from adults in the community
  • Utilise local business and community enterprise as learning resources
  • Draw together knowledge, skills and expertise from a variety of sources to accomplish set goals