Leaving Cert 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


Who would benefit most?

  • Students who are not adequately catered for by other Leaving Certificate programmes
  • Students who choose not to opt for those programmes
Leaving Certificate Applied is a modular task-oriented syllabus with continuous assessment and finale examination
The following subjects are available on Leaving Certificate course
Compulsory Subjects:
  • Irish
  • English & Communications
  • Mathematical Applications
  • French
  • Social Education
  • Leisure & Recreation
  • Vocational Preparation & Guidance
  • Information Technology
  • Art Construction and Manufacturing
  • Religion

  • Engineering
  • Agriculture/Horticulture