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All Your CAO Questions, Answered

2 min

The CAO process can be long & complicated. We're here to demystify it, with guides to every part of the CAO.

Your CAO Guide

You'll find all the basics here, including what the CAO is, deadlines and top tips for choosing your courses.

Top Tips for the CAO

Five of our top tips for completing the CAO, as well as helpful links and a quick introduction to the points system.

Top Tips for State Examination Success

Our Schools Liaison Officer Sinéad O'Callaghan offers Leaving Cert students some advice on how to overcome exam-related stress! 

Your essential guide to the CAO Change of Mind process

How to handle Change of Mind and all that goes along with it!

Meet the Admissions Team

Whether you call, email, or drop in with a few questions about the CAO, you'll get to talk to our fantastic admissions team! We interviewed them to give them a chance to show off just how much they know about the courses we offer at Griffith College.

Preparing for the Leaving Certificate Results

Schools Liaison Officer Sinéad O'Callaghan walks you through the necessary steps around receiving your Leaving Cert results, as well as some of the emotional highs and lows you might experience.

CAO: Available Places

Learn about the process behind Available Places and make informed decisions.

Your Questions Answered about Available Places

We answer some of the most common questions about Available Places - how it works, what kind of courses are available & more.

Visit our Next Open Evening

We host regular Open Days and Open Evenings at all of our four campuses, so you can stop by to ask any questions you might have in person. Take a tour while you're here!