With the Leaving Certificate results fast-approaching, now is the time to get to know our Points Calculator.
The Points Calculator allows students to check how many CAO Points they have achieved, calculating their points based on their best 6 grades in the Leaving Certificate.
Students will also be able to explore the CareersPortal CourseFinder, which shows the latest available points information and the full points history for all Higher Education and CAO Courses. This is the only available tool also showing the available QQI links between Further and Higher Education courses.
GET THE APP
The good news is that our CAO Points Calculator is also available as a mobile app and you can download it for free!
Called Leaving Cert CAO Points Calculator the app has an easy-to-use interface, allowing the user to obtain their total points quickly and efficiently. This takes the stress out of calculating your points by yourself and ensures greater accuracy.
What's different about it to the other apps out there?
There may be other apps out there, but this is unique in that it also provides direct, easy access to the CourseFinder on the CareersPortal website, for detailed course information and up-to-the-minute points information. No other app provides this facility!
Simply choose 'Course Search' from the menu options available in the app and you have access on-the-go to all the points and course information that you need!
- Allows Higher Level, Ordinary Level and Link Module Grades to be calculated
- Bonus Points for Higher Level maths option
- SMS Text results feature
- Twitter and Facebook Links
How to use the Leaving Cert CAO Points Calculator App
Enter your Maths Grade first, followed by any Links Modules taken, and all other grades. It is important that you choose the correct level for each subject, as points vary between Higher, Ordinary and Foundation level. Similarly, Higher Level Maths points differ from other Higher Level subjects due to the bonus points, so make sure you choose the level to match the exam you took.
The App is an invaluable tool, both for Leaving Cert results day and for full updates on CAO course offers. Don't delay - download yours today!
The CareersPortal Team