Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses


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Accounting Technicians Ireland

Mallow College of Further Education is an accredited centre with Accounting Technicians Ireland. Accounting Technicians Ireland (formerly IATI) is the leading professional body for Accounting Technicians in Ireland. They provide an internationally recognised business qualification and promote the highest educational, technical and ethical standards to their members. Accounting Technician qualifications combine professional examinations with practical work experience. They are a partner body of Chartered Accountants Ireland and an associate member of the International Federation of Accountants. ATI Courses at Mallow College Accounting Technicians Ireland Website:

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification on Microsoft Office programmes and Windows operating systems validates the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Certification is internationally recognised certification attractive to potential employers. MOS Courses at Mallow College Microsoft (MOS) Website:

National Framework of Qualifications

Your FETAC/QQI qualification explained: Prior to 2003, it was very difficult for people in Ireland to compare courses or to understand which courses demanded more in-depth study than others. The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) was introduced as a system of 10 levels to represent all levels of formal learning from the very initial stages to the most advanced stages. Learners can now clearly see where their course stands in relation to other courses. Learners can also see what courses represent progression from what they have done already. The fan diagram illustrates the 10 level framework and the major award types that are included in it. Mallow College of Further Education run QQI (FETAC) Level 5 and Level 6 qualifications.… Read More

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland)

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012 with a board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. QQI now carry out the functions previously conducted by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC). QQI is the national body responsible for awards and standards in Ireland. One of its areas of responsibility is the further education sector. QQI (FETAC) awards offer more opportunities than ever to learners, opening doors to new and better jobs or to further and higher education and training through a vast array of learning and training programmes. QQI (FETAC) awards are placed within the National Qualifications Framework which means that QQI awards are… Read More

Private Security Authority of Ireland (PSA)

MCFE, as part of the Cork ETB, is an accredited training provider for the Private Security Authority of Ireland (PSA) – under strict laws regarding the licensing process in the private security industry. The Government of Ireland through the Private Security Services Act, 2004, established the Private Security Authority which took up office in that year. It is the aim of the Authority to use the statutory regulation and enforcement powers provided to it to introduce positive, fundamental change in the industry. Our purpose is to instil customer and public confidence in this multi-stranded, multi-faceted business with the introduction, control and management of a comprehensive, standard driven, licensing system for all individuals and companies involved in the industry and to… Read More