LCA Task Timetable

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When are LCA Student Tasks completed?

Each LCA student must complete 7 Student Tasks in the following order;

Session 1 (September – Jan Year 1)

  • General Education Task (originating in Arts Education, Leisure & Recreation, Languages or Social Education)
  • Assessment date end of January.

Session 2 (February – June Year 1)

  • Vocational Preparation Task (originating in either Vocational Preparation & Guidance or English & Communications)
  • Vocational Education (Specialism) Task
  • Originating in one Vocational Specialism
  • Assessment of both tasks beginning May.

Year 1 Statement

  • Recorded & developed through Year 1
  • Year 1 Statement prepared, completed and stored in May.

Session 3 (September – January Year 2)

  • Vocational Education (Specialism) Task (originating in the second Vocational Specialism)
  • Contemporary Issue Task (Anchored in Social Education)
  • Practical Achievement Task
  • Generally out-of-school/centre
  • External Verifier
  • DES Logbook
  • Assessment of 3 Tasks end of January

Session 4 (Feb to June Year 2)

  •  Year 1 Statement stored from Year 1
  •  Year 2 Statement prepared and completed in May
  • Both statements forwarded to SEC in special envelope in May.