Leaving Cert Applied

The Leaving Certificate Applied is designed and structured to suit students who are not interested in or suited to the traditional academic Leaving Certificate, who wish to enter the work force when second level education is completed, whose needs – social, educational, educational, emotional – are not met in the traditional Leaving Certificate, and for those who want a more practical world of work type of course.

Course Details

The course involves one day of work experience a week. In addition, students choose two vocational specialisms. The vocational specialisms offered in this school are:

  • Hotel, Catering and Tourism
  • Art, Craft and Design
  • Community Care

Pupils also study the following subjects:

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Elementary Irish
  • Practical Maths
  • Social Education
  • Information Technology
  • Secretarial English
  • Vocational Preparation
  • Religious Education
  • Leisure Studies