Leaving Cert Applied 

 

Course Assessment

 

As students complete their
Leaving Certificate Applied
course work they collect
credits. It is possible to collect
a total of 200 credits.
A maximum of 62 credits are
awarded for completing the
required courses, 70 credits
for the seven Student Tasks
completed over the two years,
and 68 credits for the examinations at the end
of Year 2. The Leaving Certificate Applied is
awarded at three levels.

Pass 120 – 139 credits (60% - 69%)

Merit 140 – 169 credits (70% - 84%)

Distinction 170 – 200 credits (85% - 100%)

Students who accumulate fewer than 60 credits
will receive a Record of Experience.