5th and 6th Year LCVP students on a visit to Croke Park as part of the leaving cert vocational programme. 5th Year students also ran a 'Guess the number of Sweets in the Jar' fundraiser and donated the funds to their favourite charity. Here they are presenting the jar...
What is the LCVP? This is an optional add-on programme for students taking the traditional Leaving Certificate. An enhanced Leaving Certificate Two Broad Areas of Study called Link Modules are taken: Preparation for the World of Work Enterprise Education ...
The primary goal of the LCVP is to prepare young people for adult life by ensuring that they are educated in the broadest sense, with an ability to cope and thrive in an environment of rapid change. Participants in the programme are encouraged to develop skills and competencies fundamental to both academic and vocational success.
How do I Qualify for LCVP?
- How do you qualify for LCVP?
- Any student completing the Leaving Certificate qualifies for LCVP
How is LCVP examined?
Portfolio of Coursework – 60% Terminal Examination – 40% (May)
The Portfolio of Coursework must be submitted on the first Wednesday in March. The written examination takes place the first Wednesday in May of the Leaving Certificate Year. The examination is of two and a half hours. The structure of the Written Examination is as follows:
Section A Audio Visual Presentation
Section B Case Study (received in advance by students)
Section C General Questions (4 out of 6)
The Portfolio of Coursework accounts for 60% of total marks. Students assemble the portfolio over the two years of the programme and it is assessed at the end of the final year of the Leaving Certificate. The Portfolio and Written Examination are externally assessed by the Department of Education & Skills.
|LINK MODULES – PORTFOLIO OF COURSEWORK|
OPTIONAL ITEMS (any two)
Diary of Work Experience
|Grade||Universities & Institutes of Technology Award – Revised points 2017 onwards|
LCVP students receive the same certificate as other Leaving Certificate students but their Certificate includes an additional statement of the results of the Link Modules. The Link Modules are recognized for points purposes by the Institutes of Technology and the Universities.
Meas, Mórtas, Muintearas.
Respect for ourselves and others, pride in our work, and a sense of community.