DSCF9208Key Points to Programme:

  • Ideally located and accessible
  • New specialised repeat programme
  • Offering an opportunity to maximise your points
  • Leaving Cert offered in a further education environment
  • A structured programme with an emphasis on achieving your goals
  • Experienced subject departments focused on exam requirements
  • Dedicated Leaving Cert repeatĀ  coordinator
  • Regular performance based feedback throughout the year
  • Specialised study skills provided
  • Career Guidance
  • Monitored attendance
  • Dedicated study facilities
  • Mature social aspect to this programme
  • No uniform, appropriate dress required
  • Ideally suited to students with high aspirations-in excess of 400 points


Portlaoise College is a state of the art college built in 2006 offering a wide range of facilities:

  • Large bright classrooms
  • Well equipped specialist rooms
  • Canteen facilities offered in the further education environment
  • Specialist weights room/gym
  • Computer rooms
  • Student parking facilities
  • Dedicated study room

DSCF9215Interview and Enrolments

  • Students will be interviewed prior to acceptance on the course. Students will be expected to demonstrate clear objectives for repeating the Leaving Certificate.
  • Interviews commence in August so all applications should be submitted by the 28th of the month.
  • Students must present a copy of their mock and Leaving Certificate results- further documentation may be sought.
  • One signed photograph will be required on registration.
  • An application fee of 25 euro applies

Entry Requirements

  • Students must have covered the Leaving Certificate Programme over two years and sat the Leaving Certificate since 2016.
  • Subject choices will be facilitated where possible.
  • Portlaoise College reserves the right to refuse admission.

Please click here to download an application form. Please complete it and return it together with the full check list of items included.