Leaving Certificate Applied 2021

General Education Task - LCA 1

The General Education Task for LCA1 will be examined on Friday 9th April from 9am.

The interview element of this task has been suspended and marks will be awarded based on the portfolio submitted.
Practical Achievement Task - LCA 2
The Practical Achievement task for LCA 2 will be examined on Thursday 8th April. 

The interview element of this task has been suspended and marks will be awarded based on the portfolio submitted.

Leaving Certificate Applied Arrangements 2021 (LCA 2 class only)

The Department of Education (DE) has confirmed that LCA 2 students will have the following options of receiving a grade in their LC:

Either:

  • Students' performance in LCA examinations in any subject taken by them, including, where approriate, their performance in the completion of additional componenets (coarsework, orals etc.)

Or

  • SEC Accredited Grades awarded to students in each subject based on schools' estimates of students likely performance in the 2021 LCA examinations and a national standardisation process.

LCA 2 students will be required to register on the SEC Candidate Portal which will open on Wednesday, 10th March 2021 from 12pm. It will remain open for one week. LCA 1 candidates are not required to register on the Candidate Portal at this time.

Further details to follow.

Abbreviations:

SEC   State Examinations Commission (Run the exams)

DE   Department of Education