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1 6 th year Students 2013/2014 Guidance Counsellor: Elaine Moore Tel: 058/41140

2 Further Education Colleges FETAC Level 5 Apply in November CAO Levels = 6,7 / 8 Opens November 1 st Closes July 1st UCAS (application for all UK colleges) Medicine/Veterinary/Dentistry Must apply before: September 15 th All other courses: January 15 th 2014 WORK

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4 Levels 4,5,6 = FETAC  Waterford College of Further Education.  College of Commerce Cork.  Kildalton Agricultural College  Colaiste Cathal Naofa. The advantage? No Points Apply Directly to College Interviewed in March/April /September

5 Apply online in November  Art  Beauty  Hairdressing  Business  Childcare  Social Care  Engineering  Fashion  Media  Nursing Studies  Sports  Travel and Tourism  Photography  Computing  Construction  Access to Nursing/Social  Security/Police Studies  Auctioneering  Beauty  Auctioneering/Estate Agency

6 November –February May-July # = Restricted  Opens in November  Closes February #  Opens May  Closes July  20 spaces  10 x level 8  10 x level 6&7 Level 6 = Certificate Level 7 = Ordinary Degree Level 8= Higher Degree Level 6= Institutes of Technology (mainly) Level 7 = Institutes of Technology (mainly) Level 8= Universities & Institutes of Technology # restricted courses must be applied for before february 1 st i.e voice/dance/art/architecture/medicine.

7 # = restricted course* = random selection Name, DOB, Address, School Name,Contact details. You can tick a box for Grant, HEAR, & DARE __________________________________ Level 6/7 Courses 1. WD018 (social science WIT) 2. CR031 (social Science CIT) 3. CR220 # (fine Art CIT) Level 8 Courses  1. CK101 (Arts UCC)  2. GY101 (Arts UCC)  3.  4.  5.  6.  7.  8.  9.  10

8 Leaving cert grade Higher Paper OrdinaryPaper Bonus * H/Maths Maths Foundation # A A B B B C C C D D D

9 9 Student Requires 460 Points Note only 6 subjects are calculated for LC points Subjects Year 1 Midterm Xmas Midterm Summer LC Target Results / Points Gaeilge (H) D345C170 English (H) C170C170 Maths (H) D155C170 French (H) C170B375 History (H) B375B375 Biology (H) B280B185 Geog. (H) D250B185 LCVPP30Dist70 400pts 460

10 TimeMonTuesWedThursFriSatSun HWIrishHWS&SHWMatchMaths EnglishHWMathsHWEnglishBiologyFrench GeogGrindFrenchBiologyIrishGeogS&S HW

11 For further information go to

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13 Who Should Apply? The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a supplementary admissions scheme which offers college places on reduced points to school leavers with disabilities. Applicants whose disability had a significant impact on educational performance in school Applicants who may not be able to meet the points for their preferred course due to the impact of disability. Applicants under 23 years as at 1 st January See website below for colleges that accept DARE

14 Disabilities eligible for consideration Asperger’s Syndrome/Autism ADD/ADHD Blind/Vision Impaired Deaf/Hearing Impaired DCD – Dyspraxia/Dysgraphia Mental Health Conditions Neurological Conditions (Brain Injury, Epilepsy, Speech & Language Disabilities) Significant Ongoing Illness Physical Disability Specific Learning Difficulty ( Dyslexia & Dyscalculia )

15 I want to apply to DARE. What’s next? 1.Review DARE Application Guide with your parents or guardians. 1.Apply to CAO by 1 February Complete Section A of the Supplementary Info Form and apply to DARE by 1 March Submit academic reference and evidence of disability to CAO by 1 April 2014.

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17 See website for information Financial Indicators Income:  Your family income falls on or below the HEAR Income Limit. Medical Card:  Your family has a Medical Card or GP Visit Card on 31 December. Social Welfare Payment:  Family receives a means- tested payment from the Department of Social Protection for at least 26 weeks on previous year. Social/Cultural Indicators: Socio-economic Group:  Based on the occupation and employment status of your parent(s) or guardian(s).  non-manual workers; semi & unskilled manual workers and agricultural workers. School:  Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools (DEIS) scheme run by the Department of Education & Skills. Area:  Disadvantaged and social exclusion ; high unemployment and poverty and very few facilities for the community

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19 Approx estimates Subject to change with rounds and re-checks UCC =31 UL=4 TRINITY=1 UCD=6 DCU=1 ST.PATS=1 MI=2 RCS=1 NUIG=3 COLLEGE UK=1 WIT=10 CIT=8 CARLOW IT=2 PLC=26 AUSTRALIA=4 KILDALTON=4 WORKING IN UK=1 APPRENTICE=1 REPEATING =3

20 = = = = = =20 A selection of students, were asked about LCVP.  work done in 5 th year  great back-up.  Drop to Ordinary level in 1 or more subjects.


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