Presentation Secondary School Clonmel


General Information

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

  • 1. Preparation for the World of Work where students are encouraged to
    • research and investigate local employment opportunities,
    • develop job seeking skills such as letter writing, CV presentation, interview techniques
    • gain valuable practical experience of the world of work
    • interview and work shadow a person in a career area that interests them
  • 2. Enterprise Education, where students are encouraged to
    • be involved in organising visits to local business and community enterprises;
    • meet and interview enterprising people on site and in the classroom
    • set up their own enterprise projects as vehicles of learning

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.

Work Experience

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