Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

Applied Social Studies

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Applied Social Studies – 5M2181. Launch your career in social care or social work. Identify issues affecting your own life and that of your community and society. Study psychology and how to apply the theory to real life situations. Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for active and positive participation in the complex, diverse and rapidly changing society we live in. Develop an awareness for how to best support and respond to the needs of people with intellectual difficulties. Develop your professional competency by learning about law and how to promote safety and health in a working environment. Applied Social Studies at Mallow College will equip you with knowledge, confidence and ability to advance to… Read More

Early Childhood Care & Education

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education – 5M2009. Achieve the competence to work in a professional childcare team. Mentored by experienced childcare professionals, gain ongoing practical experience of childcare alongside the academic knowledge of child development theory and practice. Work placement is an integral part of the course. Learn your craft as part of a working professional team. Experience different childcare settings. Find your own role in the childcare profession. Start with a solid basis to progress to an advanced certificate in QQI at Mallow College or straight to degree level with UCC, CIT and elsewhere. Join our excellent graduate success rate and gain immediate employment in the growing childcare industry. 2018/19 Applications are now open,… Read More

Early Childhood Care, Education & Montessori

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education – 5M2009. The Montessori method is an established educational approach to childcare developed by Maria Montessori in 1929. You will foster a safe child-centred environment where children learn through self-directed play and hands-on creative exploration using natural stimulating materials. Achieve the competence to work in a professional childcare team. Mentored by experienced childcare professionals, gain ongoing practical experience of childcare alongside the academic knowledge of Montessori theory and practice. Work placement is an integral part of the course. Learn your craft as part of a working professional team. Experience different childcare settings. Find your own role in the childcare profession. Start with a solid basis to progress to an advanced… Read More

Early Childhood Care, Education & Montessori, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education – 6M2007. Define yourself and advance your career in the Montessori childcare profession with Mallow College level 6. Achieve a wider range of employment and promotion opportunities with advanced responsibilities. Use your QQI level 5 and 6 awards to progress directly into year two of early childhood degrees in CIT and across Ireland. Develop your training and professional confidence to work as part of a childcare team. Mentored by experienced childcare professionals, gain ongoing practical experience of childcare alongside the academic knowledge of Montessori theory and practice. You are ready for a career as a confident, knowledgeable, Montessori professional. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not… Read More

Early Childhood Care, Education & Special Needs

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education – 5M2009. Specialise in the childcare profession: learn to support and nurture children with special needs and abilities. Prepare to work as a special needs assistant (SNA) in pre-school, primary or secondary level schools. Achieve the competence to work in a professional childcare team. Mentored by experienced childcare professionals, gain ongoing practical experience of special needs assisting alongside the academic knowledge of child development theory and practice. Work placement is an integral part of the course. Learn your craft as part of a working professional team. Start with a solid basis to progress to an advanced certificate in QQI at Mallow College or straight to degree level with UCC, CIT… Read More

Early Childhood Care, Education & Special Needs, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education – 6M2007. Bring your special needs training to another level. Develop your understanding of special needs and abilities and advance your career in the growing childcare industry with Mallow College level 6. Achieve a wider range of employment and promotion opportunities with advanced responsibilities. Use your QQI level 5 and 6 awards to progress directly into year two of early childhood degrees in CIT and across Ireland. Develop your training and professional confidence to work as part of a childcare team. Mentored by experienced childcare professionals, gain ongoing practical experience of childcare alongside the academic knowledge of special needs theory and practice. You are ready to professionally support and… Read More

Health & Social Studies, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Social and Vocational Integration – 6M2218. Advance your knowledge and skills of social care work with this advanced certificate in health and social science. Provide professional care to vulnerable groups in our society, the marginalised and disadvantaged, and for those with special needs. Empower your clients to reach their full potential with dignity in a truly person-centred approach. Broaden your skills base and deepen your understanding of mental health issues, disability, special needs assisting and health promotion. Add to your CV with valuable work experience. Develop yourself personally and professionally; or use your confidence to progress on to third level. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social… Read More

Social Studies, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Inclusive Education and Training – 6M2263. New for 2018/19: This programme will enhance the skills and qualities which were developed at Level 5 QQI in Social Studies, Healthcare or Early Education and Care disciplines. It will further give the participants the practical knowledge and a wider breath of theoretical knowledge required to enter higher education/vocational sector. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social Welfare funding available. To apply online now for September you will just need to provide two essential pieces of information: your email address and your PPS number. Look for this course under Education & Welfare. Contact us at appliedsocialstudies@mallowcollege.ie for help and more information. Career Prospects Community… Read More

Mallow College Library

Mallow College Library is open for student loans and returns on Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes (13:05 – 13:50). The collection currently includes: Veterinary books and journals, nursing and childcare, beauty therapy, and sociology. Catalogue of Small Animal Care Magazines. Full catalogue. A time limit of 1 week applies to all loans, with the option for another week if the book is not in demand. Book donations to the college library will be gratefully received.