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Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA). Michael Duffy. What is the Leaving Certificate Applied?. It is a distinct, self-contained two year Leaving Certificate programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working life.

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what is the leaving certificate applied
What is the Leaving Certificate Applied?
  • It is a distinct, self-contained two year Leaving Certificate programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working life.
  • It emphasises forms of achievement and excellence which the established Leaving Certificate has not recognised in the past.
rationale
Rationale
  • Prepares students for adult and working life
  • Recognises talents of all pupils
  • Promotes communication and decision-making skills
  • Applies knowledge and skills to the solution of real problems
who would benefit most
Who would benefit most?
  • Students who are not adequately catered for by other Leaving Cert programmes
  • Students who choose not to opt for those programmes
lca curriculum 2 years 4 sessions
Vocational Preparation & Guidance

English & Communications

Mathematical Applications

Information Technology

Vocational Specialisms

Arts Education

Languages

Leisure & Recreation

Social Education

Elective Modules

LCA Curriculum (2 Years, 4 Sessions)
do leaving certificate applied students receive a leaving certificate
Do Leaving Certificate Applied students receive a Leaving Certificate?
  • Yes. Students who successfully complete the programme will receive a Leaving Certificate from the State Examinations Commission. All credits awarded will be recorded on the Leaving Certificate Applied parchment.
assessment modules
Assessment Modules

Requirement:

  • 90% Attendance
  • Evidence of completion of 4 key assignments for each module
value of credits
Value of Credits
  • Modules of non-examination courses have a value of two credits
  • Modules of courses which have a final examination have a value of one credit

Timing of assessment:

  • At the end of each session (Approximately 11 modules per session)
assessment tasks
Assessment Tasks

Requirements:

  • Evidence of task completion
  • Individual task report
  • Individual presentation of task at interview with external examiner (except Personal Reflection task)
credit
Credit
  • 1 Vocational Preparation task - 10 credits
  • 2 Vocational Education tasks - 10 credits each
  • 1 General Education Task - 10 credits
  • 1 Personal Reflection task - 10 credits
  • 1 Contemporary Issue task - 10 credits
  • 1 Practical Achievement task - 10 credits
assessment final examinations
Assessment Final Examinations
  • English and Communication 12 credits

Oral plus Written, incorporating audio / visual

  • Vocational Specialisms (2) 12 credits (each) Practical and written
  • Languages (2) 6 credits each

Oral plus Written incorporating aural

  • Social Education 10 credits

Written, incorporating audio tape

  • Mathematical Applications 10 credits

Written

Total = 68 credits