LCVP

Report
The Leaving Certificate Vocational
Programme
Adds
a vocational
Dimension to the
Established Leaving
Certificate Course
About LCVP
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Combines the academic strengths of the
Leaving Certificate Programme with a focus
on innovation and enterprise
Skills and qualities are developed to prepare
students for further education, work and
starting their own business
Programme Requirements
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At least 5 Leaving Certificate Subjects,
including Irish
2 Subjects from the Vocational Subject
Groupings
Two Link Modules
A recognised course in a modern European
Language
Vocational Subject Groupings
1.
2.
3.
Construction Studies; Engineering; Design
and Communications Graphics;
Technology- Any Two
Physics and Construction Studies or
Engineering or Technology or DCG
Agricultural Science and Construction
Studies or Engineering or Technology or
DCG
Vocational Subject Groupings
4. Agricultural Science and Chemistry or
Physics or Physics/Chemistry
5. Home Economics; Agricultural science;
Biology- Any two
6. Home Economics and Art
7. Physics and Chemistry
8. Biology and Chemistry or Physics or
Physics/ Chemistry
Vocational Subject Groupings
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9. Engineering or Technology or
Construction Studies or DCG and
Accounting or Business or Economics
10. Home Economics and Accounting or
Business or Economics
11. Agricultural Science and Accounting or
Business or Economics
Vocational Subject Groupings
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12.Art and Accounting or Business or
Economics
13. Music and Accounting or Business or
Economics
14. Biology and Agricultural Science
15. Art and DCG
16.Accounting; Business; Economics- Any
two
The Link Modules
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Taken over 2 years
Link Module 1: Preparation for the World of
Work: Investigate local employment
opportunities, develop job seeking skills,
Work Experience
Link Module 2: Enterprise Education: Visit
local businesses, develop teamwork,
communication and computer skills
ICT
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Development of ICT skills
Enter,edit, store and print information
Word Processing and creating documents
Send and receive emails
Access and use relevant material from CD
Roms and the Internet
Assessment of Link Modules
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Same method of assessment as the Established
Leaving Certificate
Link Modules: Written Examination 40% and
Portfolio of Course work 60%
Portfolio of Course Work: Curriculum Vitae, Career
Investigation, Enterprise/Action Plan, Summary
Report
Optional Items (Any Two): Diary of Work Experience,
Enterprise Report, Recorded interview/ Presentation,
Report on my own place
Certification
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Receive same certificate as Established
Leaving Certificate.
Plus an additional statement of the results of
the Link Modules.
Link Modules: Recognised for points
purposes by the Universities and Institutes of
Technology
LCVP Recognition
Grade
Points
Distinction
80%-100%
70
Merit
65%-79%
50
Pass
50%-64%
30

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