Cork Colleges Progression SchemeIn addition to the general FETAC entry arrangements,CIT has a scheme for the admission of students whosuccessfully complete courses in FE Colleges in Corkcalled the Cork Colleges Progression Scheme (CCPS).Under the CCPS a number of courses in CIT are linkedto certain courses in the FE colleges. CIT reserves anumber of places on its linked courses for applicantsachieving specified levels and other requirements intheir awards.
Applicants to CIT Year 1 and Year 2Students taking a full FETAC level 5 or 6 award linked underthe CCPS to a specific course in CIT may apply for year 1entry.Students taking a full FETAC level 6 award linked under theCCPS to a specific course in CIT may apply for year 2 entry.Applicants to year 1 must apply for the CIT course throughthe CAO.Applicants to year 1 and/or year 2 need to complete theCCPS application form and submit this to your FE College by22nd March 2013.
Minimum RequirementsThe minimum requirement• Year 1 entry onto programmes in CIT is a full FETAC Level 5 Award with 5 merits.• Year 2 entry is successful completion of full FETAC Level 6 Award with 5 merits. Some courses in CIT may have more specific requirements.For FETAC level 6 students, it is strongly advised that they alsoapply through the CAO for year 1 entry, as year 2 entry is notguaranteed.If successful, students will be receive an offer through CAO atRound 2 (End of August)
BenefitsBenefits• Places are reserved at CIT for the successful applicants under the CCPS.• The CCPS provides an additional opportunity for you to progress your education.You may also be assessed• As a regular CAO applicant based on Leaving Certificate points• As a regular CAO applicant based on FETAC points• As a mature student through the CAO (if over 23 by the 1st January on the year of entry) Note - mature students cannot make a late CAO application for courses of study in CIT. Mature applicants have to apply by 1st February.
Participating Colleges• Colaiste Stiofain Naofa• Cork College of Commerce• St. Johns Central College• Kinsale Collegehttp://www.cit.ie/prospectivestudents/ccps/