LCVP is designed to enhance the vocational dimension of the established Leaving Certificate. It is a 2 year programme and LCVP combines the academic strengths of the Leaving Certificate (established) with a new a dynamic focus on self-directed learning, innovation and enterprise. There are two Link Modules which students study called
For the link modules they are assessed by a final written examination (40%) and a Portfolio of coursework (60%). Students assemble the portfolio over the 2 years of the programme and it is assessed at the end of the final year of the Leaving Certificate.
(These guidelines have changed since Covid)
Included in the Portfolio are Curriculum vitae, Career investigation, Enterprise/ action plan and a Summary report. Optional items include a Diary of work experience, an Enterprise report, a Recorded interview/ presentation and a Report on my own place.