Subjects in LCA
Over the course of 2 years students partaking in Leaving Certificate Applied will study
LCA is a valuable, project-based, alternative to the established Leaving Certificate. It is split into 4 Sessions, over two years. Each session makes up a quarter of a student’s Leaving Certificate. Credits are earned by completing classroom based Key Assignments, Tasks and final exams. Work Experience also makes up a huge part of LCA and students get great satisfaction and confidence from sourcing this themselves. LCA is suited to those with good attendance and who wish to acquire skills for the workplace. Additionally, it can lead to a third level qualification by undertaking a PLC course or attending a Technological University.
Awarding of LCA credits
The LCA is awarded at three levels:
There are 200 credits available in total: