LCVP INFORMATION NIGHT 2022
Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) is a senior cycle programme designed to give a strong vocational dimension to the Leaving Certificate. Students taking the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme follow the Leaving Certificate curriculum as usual, in addition to two Link Modules - Preparation for the World of Work and Enterprise Education.
In Presentation Tralee, we work on developing the LCVP programme to promote self-esteem and confidence in our students.
Typically, LCVP students take seven Leaving Cert Subjects PLUS Link Modules. This includes a Portfolio of documents worth 60% and a written exam worth 40%.
|Link Modules – Portfolio of Coursework|
|Curriculum Vitae |
Enterprise Action Plan
Optional items (any two)
Diary of Work Experience
Report on My Own Place
Our students have the following opportunities within the programme:
They will work with local business people within Tralee town which will give them an insight into the world of An Entrepreneur. They also prepare products for sale at the Annual Christmas Market which is held every Christmas. Students also have the opportunity of getting a Certificate in hospitality which gives them excellent employment opportunities. Work Placement take place in fifth year for three days. Intensive career research is carried out in Sixth Year and furthermore students complete an interview for their exam which enables them to practise interview skills in preparation for the world of work.
Programme Requirements for students taking Leaving Certificate Examination from 2022 onwards
- At least five Leaving Certificate subjects plus the Link Modules, one of which must be Irish
- Two Link Modules: Preparation for the World of Work and Enterprise Education
- A recognised course in a Modern European Language other than Irish or English.
Please note LCVP is not considered as one of your six subjects for points calculation for the Universities; it is taken in the Institutes of Technology.
Certification 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.
Asessment of the Link Modules
The Link Modules are assessed as follows:
- Written Examination (40%)
- Portfolio of Coursework (60%)
Grades for the Link Modules are as follows:
The Link Modules are recognized by the Institutes of Technology and the Universities. The points are allocated as follows:
|66 points (same as H4)|
46 points (same as H6)
28 points (same as O4)
|80% – 100%|
65% – 79%
50% – 64%
Trips to Kerry Museum, walk around Tralee town identifying the historical aspects of the town. Visit to Lee Strand Milk Creamery, Visit to Local Library, Visit to Kerry Education & Training Board, Clash Tralee. Visits from Ms Teresa Walker Marketing Manager, Lee Strand, Maura Sheehy Maura’s Cottage Flowers, Mary O’Donnell, Melanie Harty and Tralee Tidy Towns.