Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

Animal Care

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Animal Care – 5M2768. Work with your love of animals and start a new career in the animal care industry. Become an expert in grooming companion animals – studying in our designated animal grooming facility. Study to support vets and veterinary nurses in a veterinary practice with components in veterinary assisting skills, animal welfare, safety and health at work, and customer service. Deepen your understanding of companion animals with components in biology and animal anatomy and physiology. Develop your expertise in our animal science lab. Use your qualification to progress on to veterinary nursing and science degrees. Career Prospects Animal grooming. + Boarding kennels. + Pet shop. + Veterinary industry. + Course Contents Animal Grooming… Read More

Animal Science, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Animal Science – 6M5153. Take your knowledge and skill of working with companion animals to the next level with this QQI level 6 advanced certificate. Develop the competence to run your own grooming parlour or boarding kennel with advanced components in animal grooming, grooming science and kennel and cattery management. Improve your skills working with dogs in the theory and practice of obedience and training. Explore the role of companion animals in our society; the care, husbandry and management of domestic and captive animals; and study the legislative requirements in the animal trade. Enhance your scientific knowledge with animal science. Practical sessions to reinforce theory take place in the grooming room and laboratory on… Read More

Food Science

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Food Science – 5M5267. Plant the seeds for a future career in one of applied science’s most interesting and topical fields of study. We are what we eat. Food science is at heart of who we are. Agri-business is central to the Irish economy and Ireland’s biggest employer – with nearly a quarter of a million people in Ireland, directly or indirectly, employed in the food industry with an annual turnover of €26 billion. As a food scientist you will use your science expertise in applied biology and chemistry to examine the basic elements of food; analyse its nutritional content, discover new foods, and research techniques for healthy and safe food production. Open progression opportunities… Read More

Healthcare Support (Care of the Elderly)

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Health Care Support – 5M4339. Launch an exciting career in the HSE and private healthcare organisations. Train with our dedicated team of fully qualified nurses in Mallow College’s newly renovated and equipped healthcare unit. Harness your maturity, previous life and work-experiences to develop new skills, achieve the necessary QQI certification, and be workplace ready as a healthcare assistant on graduation in nine months. Unlock opportunities for employment. Become a valued member of a personal care team assisting nursing and medical care in a hospital, nursing home, or home help environment. Change your life to a career that makes a difference. Career Prospects Carer. + Healthcare assistant. + Home help/personal care. + Nursing home/day care centre… Read More

Nursing Studies

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Nursing Studies – 5M4349. Achieve your career goal in nursing. Train with our dedicated team of fully qualified nurses in Mallow College’s newly renovated and equipped healthcare unit. Prepare and develop the academic and practical skills necessary for your progression to your third level nursing or midwifery degree. Join Mallow College’s excellent record in career coaching preparing our students to progress on via CAO and UCAS to universities in Ireland and UK, and across Europe. Graduate Mallow College as a fully qualified healthcare assistant, with work-experience, ready to work in any healthcare setting with essential certification in occupational first aid, patient handling and client moving. Become the healthcare professional you want to be. Career Prospects… Read More