Leaving Certificate Applied Curriculum (2 Years)
The Leaving Certificate Applied is a two-year programme designed by those students who do not wish to proceed directly to third level education or for those whose needs, aspirations and aptitudes are not adequately catered for by the other two Leaving Certificate programmes.
Participants in the Leaving Certificate Applied are mainly engaged in work and study of an active, practical and learner-centred nature. The main aim of the Leaving Certificate Applied is to prepare participants for transition from the world of the school/centre to that of adult and working life.
The Leaving Certificate Applied programme:
- is a distinct and self-contained programme of two years duration;
The Leaving Certificate Applied is made up of a range of courses that are structured round three elements:
- Vocational Preparation
Courses are designed on a modular basis and are of thirty hours duration. Learners must take a total of 44 modules. They are also required to complete seven Student Tasks over the two years of the programme.