Links Modules (LCVP)
What does Links Modules involve?
- This is an enhanced Leaving Cert which students can opt to take.
- It is an additional subject that aims to link learning in other subjects with enterprise & the world of work.
- It encourages students to develop skills & competencies fundamental to academic & vocational success.
What will you study in Links Modules?
Enterprise: Enterprising people in business, home & the local community.
Plan, research, run & evaluate an enterprise activity.
Visit a local enterprise(s).
Invite enterprising people into the class-room.
Improve personal enterprising skills in a practical way.
Conduct a Street Survey of Gort Town Businesses.
World of Work: Plan, organise & evaluate a Career Investigation(s) / Work Experience.
Learn how to prepare a C.V., complete an application form and apply for a job.
Prepare for & engage in a simulated interview.
Learn about current legislation/regulations relating to the employment of young workers.
Assessment of Links Modules
Portfolio of Work: 60%
Based on activities undertaken in year 1 of the programme.
Written Assessment: 40%
2.5 hour examination in early May.