Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme

The LEAVING CERIFICATE VOCATIONAL PROGRAMME (LCVP) is a senior cycle programme designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate. The aim of the LCVP is to prepare you for adult life by ensuring you are educated in the widest sense possible. It will help you to develop the ability to cope and thrive in a work environment of rapid change. The programme gears students towards self-directed learning, being innovative and enterprising and acquiring attitudes and skills appropriate to the world of work.

LCVP students follow the Leaving Certificate curriculum as usual.  In addition two Link Modules are completed. The eligibility to do the LCVP is determined by the requirements below:

Requirements of LCVP

  • Students must take a minimum of five Leaving Certificate subjects, including Irish  (unless exempt)
  • Two of the Leaving Cert subjects must from the designated Vocational Subject Groupings (VSGs) - refer to Pack below
  • Students must follow a recognised Modern European Language
  • Students must study two Link Module
  1. Preparation for the World of World
  2. Enterprise Education

Please refer to the school’s Senior Cycle Options Pack for further details of the Programme.


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