- Course Code:
- QQI - Level 4
The Leaving Certificate Applied programme is part of the expanded senior cycle provision designed to cater for the diversity of participants’ needs. It consists of three elements – General Education, Vocational Education and Vocational Preparation and is designed to emphasise areas of achievement and excellence which are not catered for by the traditional academic programmes. The Leaving Certificate Applied programme has evolved from curriculum development projects aimed at strengthening the technological/vocational options and the development of personal skills at senior cycle.
The duration of the Leaving Certificate Applied Programme Cycle can vary from one to two years.
Year 1 & 2
Vocational Preparation & Guidance
Craft And Design
Graphics And Construction Studies
Hair And Beauty
Hotel Catering And Tourism
Introduction To Information And Communication Technology Year 2
Introduction To Information And Communications Technology Year 1
Leisure And Recreation
English And Communications
English and Communcations
Education: ENTRY REQUIREMENTS This Leaving Certificate course demands a high level of commitment from the learner and a good standard of reading, writing and maths is required. Having a Junior Certificate standard would be a definite advantage. Learners must have the capacity to work with others from diverse social, linguistic and cultural backgrounds; engage in critical and creative thinking and take responsibility for their own learning.
Aptitude: Please refer to Department of Education website
Previous Experience: Please refer to Department of Education website