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Repeat Leaving Certificate - one year

We are accepting applications for Repeat Leaving Certificate one year course now.

Congratulations to our Repeat Leaving Cert student Trinity Dockery who has been offered her number 1 choice Veterinary Medicine in UCD.

Principal Adrian Delaney with Sarah Gerrard who achieved 520 points in her Leaving Certificate.

Why Repeat the Leaving Certificate 

Our aim is to enable students to achieve their full potential.

During their stay in Plunket College of Further Education our team of experienced and dedicated teachers endeavour to support students in every wey.

We want our students to work to the best of their ability and reach their personal goals.

Deciding to repeat the Leaving Certificate is a difficult choice to make but Plunket College of Further Education is here to help you on this big step of your journey.  

Application Procedure

Interested students should complete the online application form.  Interviews will be held immediately after Leaving Certificate Examination results in mid August and will continue into early September.


€300 or if students have a current medical card the course fee is €173.


Students are requested to provide Leaving Certificate results, a birth certificate, a passport photograph, a character/academic reference and a course charge of €300. If students have a current medical card the course fee is €173.

The college office will answer all queries. Applications are welcomed from mature students under the VTOS Programme.


Special features of the Repeat Leaving Certificate include: 

  • Teachers with many years experience in teaching a one-year Repeat Leaving Certificate course
  • Dedicated Repeat Leaving Certificate classes
  • Extensive range of subjects
  • Comprehensive reports of attendance and progress at Halloween, Christmas and Easter.
  • High success rates
  • Parent-Teacher meetings
  • Study Hall facilities
  • Guidance & Counselling service
  • Student Canteen
  • Field Trips
  • Supervised after school study
  • Tutors and Year heads
  • Study Skills workshop
  • Psychological Services

For more details, download our Repeat Leaving Cert brochure

Leaving Certificate subjects 

  • English
  • Irish
  • Maths
  • French
  • Business
  • History
  • Economics
  • Biology
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Art
  • Construction*
  • Accounting*
  • DCG*
  • Religion*

*These subjects are dependent on numbers requesting them.

Students may also choose to study a subject at home and may sit the exam in Plunket College.

Plunket College Leaving Cert Brochure »


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Having studied at Plunket College, I am now in my second year at DCU.  I am currently working towards gaining a double bachelors degree in Human Development and English Literature.  None of this would have been possible without the support of the teachers and friends I made while attending Plunket College. 

Shell McEvoy

I spent a year studying Introduction to Counselling and Psychology 2017-2018.  My time at Plunket College taught me the key skills to achieve what I wanted as well as giving me a positive learning experience.  One of the course modules inspired me to further my learning and I went on to complete a QQI Level 6 Award in Early Childhood Care and Education in another further education college.  i am now in my first year in DCU St Pat's studying Education and Training.

Ruby Cooney

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