Department Information

Occupational Studies


Occupational Studies has become a well-established course in CPC since it was first launched in 2005. It is an extremely rewarding course for both pupils and teachers as we watch pupils develop their teamwork, leadership, communication and practical skills.


Mrs C Black (HOD)
Mr McMullan
Mrs Irwin
Mrs Kelly

Key Stage 4

This innovative qualification is targeted at learners working towards Level 1 and 2. These are levels set out within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF). The qualification is approved by the Department of Education for teaching at Key Stage 4 in Northern Ireland and is accredited by the Regular Authorities.

Currently we offer:

For boys


  • Carpentry & Joinery
  •  Bench Joiner

For Girls    

Business and Services

  • Childcare: The play Environment
  • The Physical care of Babies

For both Boys & Girls

Environment and Society

  • Sports leadership
  • Running a Leisure Event

Design and Creativity

  • Specialised Crafts
  • Graphic Design