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Vocational Prep & Guidance 

Publisher: Classroom Guidance

€40 for set of 8 workbook (Learner Records). You can purchase individula modules if you like. These excellent resources come with a minimum purchase of €199 for access to teaching presentations and organises both teacher and student for two years. This the most weighted subject offering 22% of the total credits in the LCA. Sign up for a free trial now.

Leaving Cert Applied Maths 1 2 3 4

Publisher: Golden Key

€15.00 each

Workbooks for Leaving Certificate Applied


Introducing ICT

Publisher: Gill Education 

€22.50 each

Can be used as a text for the wide range of courses in computer applications which are offered in schools, colleges and training centres and is particularly suitable for Leaving Certificate Applied classes


English & Communications—–Beat! Leaving Certificate Applied Click Here to Order


Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
By Nessa McDonagh
A unique English and Communications workbook for LCA students.
A complete set of assignments for the full LCA Programme, with standard assignments for weaker students and advanced assignments for more able students. Keeps all student work together in one, secure place, making assessment easier
Includes the LCA Vocational Preparation and Guidance Task (Module 2), with numerous ideas to help students actively participate
Clearly laid-out with a strong emphasis on subject integration and IT, with many suggestions to make the course more interesting
Includes popular stories, drama, songs and topical conversations to engage your students’ attention.Encourages students to choose their own stories, drama and songs and to develop their own ideas
Communications and the Working World
Communications and Enterprise
The Communications Media
Critical Literacy and Composition


Spanish for Beginners published by Usborne

HCT Workbook,


Publisher: Laois Enducational Supplies


Ways to Wellbeing, by John Doran 


Publisher: Super Generation

French —–Appliquons-Nous! Click here to order

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
By Bernie Ruane
Based on the recently revised course modules: 1. Social Relationships 2. Travelling and Finding the Way Provides examples of good practice for the revised key assignments Contains revised guidelines for the oral exam plus samples of questions and answers
Emphasises active learning and research by students Activities promote integration with other subjects

Gaeilge —– Gaeilge Gach Ait! Click here to order


Publisher: CJ Fallon
By Ruaidhri O Baille
Irish Textbook for Leaving Certificate Applied. Encourages active learning, role play and group work.
Each theme-based unit aims at the completion of key assignments, modules and tasks.

Gaeilge —–Treo Nua 2nd Addition Link here

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan
Treo Nua 2nd Edition Leaving Cert Applied Gill and MacMillan. Treo Nua Students Book 2nd Edition is an up to date Gill and Macmillan Irish book for Leaving Cert Applied Students.A new edition of this communicative Irish workbook
designed specially for Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) students. Now includes sample oral examination transcript.
New two-colour design. Contains up-to-date exam papers. Emphasis is primarily on listening and speaking skills as required by the LCA syllabus. Uses previous learning throughout to promote basic literacy.  Encourages active learning, role play and group work.
Each theme-based unit aims at the completion of key assignments, modules and tasks.  Teacher's cassette and tapescript are also available.

Social Education for Leaving Cert Applied 3rd Edition Click here to order

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan

Item Lookup Code: 9780717145171
Social education for leaving cert Applied 3rd Edition provides everything the student
needs for the examination.
Now with a full colour design to engage the student and make learning easier.
Exam time sections have been updated within each module, giving students exam practice
from the start and a better understanding of the specific language of the exams.
All key assignments for each module are included in the book, together with a checklist for
students so they can monitor their own progress.
Students can complete activities throughout the book, providing evidence of course
coverage and aiding continuous assessment.
Everything the student needs for the end-of-course examination is here.


Leaving Cert Applied Student Assignment Record Journal


This Leaving Cert Applied Student Assignment Record Journal is an excellent tool for use
in Leaving Cert LCA in all Secondary Schools.
This journal includes sections on :
Task Planning, Gaeilge Chumarsaideach, English and Communication, Mathematical
Applications, Social Education, Modern Languages, Hotel Catering and Tourism, Office
Administration and Customer Care, Information and Communications Technology, Craft
and Design, Active Leisyre Studies, Graphics and Construction Design, Engineering,
Childcare and Community Care, Visual Art, Agriculture and Horticulture, Hair and Beauty,
Leisure and Recreation, Music, Technology, Religious Education, Science, Vocational
Preparation, and Guidance and Work Experience Placement.



The Student Task 1 Workbook Leaving Cert Applied LCA Year 1 by Golden Key.

Youth Connect is a student centred programme developed by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions [ICTU], which aims to raise awareness among second-level students of their rights as young workers and how to deal with issues which they may face in the workplace.

We hope the skills which they will learn working through this programme will be useful to them throughout their lives

Professional Development Service for Teachers

LCA Section Linked here 

PDST is funded by the Teacher Education Section (TES) of the Department of Education and Skills (DES)The service is managed by Dublin West Education Centre


Practical Achievement Task- Marking Criteria


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Practical Achievement Task- Tips & Hints

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Student Task- Enterprise


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Student Task- Investigation


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When are LCA Student Tasks Completed


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Personal Reflection Task - Marking Scheme


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A Different Way


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Overview of Leaving Certificate Applied Programme. Requires MS Office

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