Leaving Cert Language Classes

Leaving Cert Language Classes

What Languages are on offer and where?

Post Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) run classes in lesser-taught languages to support students around Ireland to prepare for the Leaving Certificate exams. These classes are funded by the Department of Education and are free of charge for students. 

For the school year 2021/22 we will be offering classes in Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Lithuanian, Romanian, Polish, Portuguese and Russian. Classes are run on Saturdays during school term time. Full details of these classes are below. They will run at various locations, subject to demand.

Language Teacher at the top of class
Language Class

Who can register?

The classes cover the Leaving Cert course over a two-year period, meaning students should register before they begin 5th year. 

Registrations are now open to those who wish to register for classes in preparation for the Leaving Certificate in 2023 (Romanian also available for Leaving Cert candidates in 2022). Classes will commence in September 2021. Full information about classes will be communicated to all registered students before classes commence in September. 

Chinese

Chinese Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students in Dublin and Cork, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. 

To register, click on your relevant county below: 

Japanese

Japanese Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students in Dublin and Cork, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. 

To register, click on your relevant county below: 

Lithuanian

Lithuanian Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students in Dublin, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. 

To register, click on the button below: 

Romanian

Romanian Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th and 6th year students in Dublin, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2022 and 2023. 

To register, click on the button below: 

 
Online Support in Essay Writing

Online support is available to both 5th and 6th year students who wish to sit the Romanian Leaving Cert exam. 

Polish

Polish Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students in Cork and Galway, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. 

To register, click on your relevant county below: 

Portuguese

Our Portuguese Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students around Ireland, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. This class will take place online.

Russian

Russian Leaving Cert classes are available to 5th year students in Dublin, Galway and Limerick, who will sit their Leaving Cert exams in 2023. 

To register, click on your relevant county below: