Here at Coláiste Cholmcille, we offer students the established Leaving Certificate course, the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme and the Leaving Certificate Applied course.

Subject Choice 2022 CCBS Presentation

Leaving Certificate

Students study a minimum of six of the following subjects for examination, alongside Physical Education, Religious Education and Careers Guidance:

Senior Cycle Subjects
  • Irish
  • English
  • Project Maths
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Agricultural Science
  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Physical Education
  • History
  • Geography
  • Design & Communications Graphics
  • Construction Studies
  • Engineering
  • French
  • German
  • Art
  • Music
  • Home Economics

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Leaving Cert Vocational Programme (LCVP)

The LCVP is a Leaving Certificate with a focus on enterprise and preparation for working life. Students also study a recognised course in a modern European language and have two additional courses, called Link Modules, in the areas of Preparation for the World of Work and Enterprise Education.
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Leaving Cert Applied (LCA)

The Leaving Certificate Applied is a two year Leaving Certificate available to students who wish to follow a practical programme with a strong practical and vocational emphasis.

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