Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

Routes to Higher Education

Higher Education Links Scheme FETAC/QQI awards can be used as an alternative to the Leaving Certificate to access Higher Education (CAO) courses. The Higher Education Links Scheme links specific FETAC/QQI courses with a range of Level 6, Level 7 and Level 8 courses in Institutes of Technology and Universities. Students wishing to progress to third level complete a CAO application form by the deadline February 1st. In July, the student’s FETAC/QQI results are issued to the CAO and forwarded to the Universities and/or Institutes of Technology the student has applied to. Places may be limited and are offered competitively dependent on the applicants FETAC/QQI score ranking. To be considered for a CAO course a student must present a full Major… Read More