Would you like another opportunity to do your Leaving Certificate?
Superb Results –Study Advisors- Progression to Third Level
It’s never too late to learn.
This course for adult learners is an ideal opportunity to complete your education or to assist you to gain entry to Universities, Institutes of Technology, Post Leaving Certificate Courses or the World of Work.
€310 including Student Services €250 and Pre Leaving Certificate exam fee €60. In February/March 2017, the Leaving Certificate examination fee will be paid to the Department of Education. – the 2016 fee was €116.
The following subjects are available:
- Accounting (Ordinary Level)
- Design & Communications Graphics
English is compulsory, all other subjects are options. A minimum of five subjects is required for a complete Leaving Certificate. Geography, Business, Biology, Design & Communication Graphics and Art are offered at both higher and ordinary level. The remainder of the subjects are offered at ordinary level.
All candidates should be 20 years of age or over, there is no upper age limit. Whilst no previous academic record is required (i.e. you do not require the Junior Certificate), every applicant needs to be highly motivated to succeed. Classes are held Monday to Thursday 9.00am-4.00pm and Friday 9.00am to 2.00pm
- Excellent experienced teachers
- Supervised study facilities
- Career Guidance and Counselling
- Study Advisors
- CAO facilitation sessions
- Ongoing assessment and feedback
Many students choose to progress to one of the 65 PLC courses in this college to broaden even further the range of Higher Education and career opportunities which are available from taking that route.
Students can apply directly through CAO for Higher Education options.
Returning to do the Leaving Certificate having left school many years before was a big challenge. It was like the first day I began school as a child. I wanted to run away to the safety of our home, but I stayed and it only took a day to settle in as the teachers and support staff made me so welcome. They were so helpful to me throughout the year. I also made many wonderful friends.
I was apprehensive about returning to education as I left school in 1st year with no exams completed, but once I started the Adult Leaving Cert Course in the College of Commerce, all that changed.
It was the best decision I had made in a long time and the course coordinator and teachers could not have been more helpful. I believe more opportunities will open up for me now I have completed the course. I would recommend the College of Commerce to anyone considering a return to education.
After doing badly in my Leaving Certificate the first time I decided to go back do it a second time. I can honestly say it was the best decision I ever made as I am now hoping to go on and obtain a qualification in Accounting Technician here in the College of Commerce. Thanks to the teachers and the course director I am well on my way to achieving this goal. I would recommend to anyone considering going back to education to do so as for me it is the start of a bright career prospect and it is down to the support I have been given during the year here in the College of Commerce.
Having left school at the beginning of sixth year to start learning a trade I was always annoyed at myself for not doing my Leaving Cert, so in 2016 I decided to return to education. It was nerve wracking at first but all my worries soon disappeared. The teachers in the college are amazing at their jobs. To get a large group of adults who for some have been out of school for up to twenty years ready to sit an exam in eight months when it takes secondary students two even three years is some going, I would highly recommend the College of commerce to anyone thinking of going back to school to do the Leaving Cert.