School Leavers & CAO

School Leavers & CAO Applicants:  Undergraduate Degree Programmes (Full-Time)

With the exception of applicants holding a FETAC level 5 major award, prospective students under the age of 23, on the year of entry, who wish to apply for entry onto our full-time undergraduate programmes should make their application through the CAO system using the codes below.

Please consult the cao website on www.cao.ie for detailed application information.

CAO Course Code List

Honours Bachelor Degrees – Level 8
Course Code / Name
CI101 – B.A (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Limerick)
CI107 – B.A (Hons) Counselling and Youth Studies (Limerick)
CI108 – B.A (Hons) Counselling and Addiction Studies (Limerick)
Ordinary Bachelor Degrees/Higher Certificates – Level 7/Level 6
Course Code / Name
CI001 – B.A in Counselling Skills and Psychotherapy Studies (Limerick)
CI002 – B.A in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies (Limerick)
CI005 – B.A in Counselling Skills and Youth Studies (Limerick)

Deferrals

For information on deferring your place please visit www.cao.ie/handbook

Online Information Evening 19th August 2020

Online Information Evening 26th August 2020

 

Contact Us

CAO Students applying to ICHAS should make note of the following important CAO deadline dates:

5th November (12:00) CAO online application facility opens.
CAO Change of Course choices facility opens
20th January (17:15) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30.
1st February (17:15) Normal closing date for applications.
5th February (12:00) Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)
Before 15th February Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
1st March (17:15) Closing date for amending course choices
Closing date for final completion of online HEAR/DARE forms
5th March (12:00) Late application facility opens.
1st April (17:15) Latest date for HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to arrive in CAO
1st May (17:15) Closing date for late applications
6th May (12:00) Online Change of Mind facility becomes available (Free)
Before 15th May Late Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
Before End of May Statement of Application Record sent to all applicants
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
1st July (17:15) Change of Mind closes
Early July Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants – applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
22nd July (17:15) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
Early August Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant – applicants receive an offer by post, by e-mail and SMS text
Mid-August Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
19th August Round 1 offers available from 06:00 online – also issued by post, e-mail and SMS text.
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a Statement of Application Record
TBC Round 1 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
TBC Round 2 offers available from 10:00 online.
TBC Round 2 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
TBC Round 3 offers available from 06:00 online.
TBC Round 3 Acceptances closing date (17:15).
Early September HEIs begin registration
Early October Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
TBC (17:15) Offer Season Ends.

If an applicant is offered a place on a course through CAO, it is possible to defer entry for one year but only in accordance with the procedure outlined in the CAO Handbook. Non-CAO applicants can only defer at the discretion of the Institute. Please contact the College on 061 216288 for more information.

Holders of FETAC Level 5 Awards

Holders of FETAC Level 5 Major Awards can apply through the CAO or directly through the college. The following minimum entry requirements apply for such applications:

–          For entry to an Honours Degree programme (Level 8), the applicant must hold a FETAC Level 5 Certificate with a distinction grade in at least three modules.

–          For entry to an Ordinary Degree programme (Level 7), the applicant must hold a FETAC Level 5 award

(Please note: a full award normally contains eight modules, and the award may be accumulated over more than one academic year)

Undergraduate Programmes