Leaving Cert Vocational
LCVP is an enhanced Leaving Certificate
In addition to the core and optional subjects offered as part of the Leaving Certificate, students pursuing the Leaving Certificate Vocational study two link modules.
- Preparation for the world of work
- Enterprise Education
There is a strong focus on self-directed learning. Active teaching and learning methodologies are hallmarks of the programme. Typical LCVP activities include: invited visitors, site visits, case studies, team enterprise, work experience, using computers and video interviews. Students develop a range of key transferable skills including team working, critical thinking, flexibility, communication, initiative & enterprise, leadership and the motivation to learn. These skills are equally relevant to young people progressing to further study, working for themselves or going directly into employment.
SELECTION OF STUDENTS FOR THE LEAVING CERTIFICATE VOCATIONAL
To be eligible for the above programme students must select one of the following combinations from our school’s range of optional subjects.
Assessment and Certification of the link modules
The assessment comprises two elements
- Written Examination – 40%
- Portfolio of Coursework – 60%
Distinction (80% – 100%)
Merit (65% – 79%)
Pass (50% – 64% )
|University / I.T. points|
LCVP students receive the same certification as established Leaving Certificate students. In addition their certificates include an additional statement of the results of the Link Modules.