Transition Year Programme

Transition Year Programme
Four Layers:
?Core subjects
?Subject sampling
?Transition year specific modules and subjects
?Calendar- “once off” layer
Core Subjects:
?Physical Education
?Religious Education
Subject sampling:
?Home Economics
?Science: Physics/Chemistry/Biology
?Engineering/Design and Communication Graphics/Construction Studies(Architectural Technology)
Transition Year Specific Modules and Subjects:
?Road Safety
?Young Social Innovators
( It is a certificate that verifies competence in computer use, making the holder readily mobile within Ireland and internationally
In order to achieve the ECDL certification, individuals must pass a test for each of the 7 modules. ECDL Module 1 is a theoretical test of computing knowledge at a general level, while modules 2-7 are predominantly practical skills tests.)
?Log on Learn
(Transition Year students train older people to use computers ,to send e-mails , book flights on the internet etc.)
?Agricultural Science
Calendar-once off layer:
?BIM-Marine Engineering 3 weeks (Optional)
?BIM-Sea Survival 1 day (Optional)
?CPR/First Aid 3 days (Compulsory)
?2 Weeks of Work Experience (Compulsory)
?Various Trips may be organised throughout the year for example: a play , a film , an Outdoor Pursuits Centre, College Open Days ……….
Four sections:
?Community Involvement eg: volunteer at day care centre and hospital , cubs etc
?Personal Skills eg: Public speaking , languages etc
?Physical Recreation eg: Soccer , Basketball,cycling….
?Venture Project eg: Organised walk …….
?CPR/First Aid 350 euros
?Driving Academy
?Student Levy 38 euros
Costs (Optional):
?BIM –Marine Engineering 3 weeks x 25 euros=75 euros
?BIM- Sea Survival 1 day x 25euros=25 euros
?Outdoor Pursuits Centre………………………

Transition Year Work Experience dates are

March 20th – 24th 2017.

Transition Year Timetable April 2018