Leaving Certificate Applied
Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) is a two-year course offered in Mount Sion
CBS as an alternative to the traditional Leaving Certificate. Students who elect
to study LCA will be well equipped with the skills necessary to progress to the
world of work, enter apprenticeships, or progress their education in colleges of
further education and PLC courses.
Students will complete one-day work experience each week throughout both
years of the LCA program. The subjects studied in LCA are as follows; Maths,
English, Irish, French, Vocational Preparation and Guidance, ICT, Science,
Agriculture/Horticulture, Construction and Drawing, Art, and Engineering.
There is a large focus on continuous assessment and attendance throughout the
Applications for LCA open in January of each year and students are required to
fill out an application form and attend an interview with the LCA Coordinator and
For further information, please contact Mr. C. McGrath at