Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

Accounting Technicians Ireland

ATI Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. In association with the Accounting Technicians Ireland, study for a professional qualification leading to a career in commercial, industrial and public sector organisations and in the offices of practicing accountants. Accounting Technicians Ireland has over 10,000 members and students and provides an internationally recognised qualification with a reputation for the highest educational and technical standards. After two years at Mallow College followed by two years of work experience, you become a member of Accounting Technicians Ireland with excellent career prospects. Alternatively graduates can progress directly into year three of accountancy degrees or into other professional accountancy certification programmes. Having completed Accounting Technician exams, you are exempt from three out of five of the Chartered… Read More

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. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social Welfare funding available. To… Read More

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

Business Administration

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration – 5M2468. You’re ready to work in general clerical and office administration with a business administration award from Mallow College. Achieve excellent general employment and office skills, a proficiency in the complete range of Microsoft Office applications, and specialise in frontline reception skills, business, bookkeeping and payroll. Whether you are just moving on from school or are returning to work as a mature student you’re getting instantly employable essential office administration skills. With a business administration award you can also continue on your progression route to study commerce and other qualifications at CIT and UCC. At Mallow College we’ve put together a unique choice of courses including the opportunity to recover a problem… Read More

Business, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Business – 6M4985. Improve your business outlook with advanced training in Business Management, Human Resource Management, business IT and presentation skills. Increase your confidence with presentation software and communication skills that can be used in a business and training environment. In a course structured to suit those with family commitments, elevate your office and general management skills to an expert standard with this internationally recognised qualification and take your business career to the next level. Use your full qualification to advance to year two of Business Administration and Office Management degrees in Institutes of Technology across Ireland. Applicants presenting with QQI level 5 Word Processing 5N1358 and Spreadsheets 5N1977 components will most benefit from… Read More

Computer Systems & Networks (Systems Administrator)

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems & Networks – 5M0536. Train as an experienced Networks and Computer Systems Administrator. Achieve a solid foundation in hardware maintenance, Linux systems software, local area networking, programming and scripting, database management, virtualisation, website design and web server hosting. Ensure your progression opportunities with QQI Maths for IT – the latest alternative to leaving certificate maths. Specialise in industry standard and trending technologies in an holistic approach across the course – with sought after employment skills in Linux server operating systems, LibreOffice, PHPMyAdmin and MySQL server administration, Python programming, Windows Server 2016, and virtualisation with VMware and Oracle VirtualBox. Common projects include installing and configuring LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Python) servers as virtual machines,… Read More

Computer Systems & Software, Advanced Certificate

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Software Development – 6M0691. New for 2018/19: To prepare students progressing from level 5 with employable skills and further experience in server administration, networking, web, database, and solutions development. Students progressing to higher education will go with a firm skill base and improved confidence and experience. Extend your skill-set in networking and in software development at QQI level 6 – whether your level award 5 is in computing and networks or in software development we’ve designed this course to facilitate either. Explore the world of graphical Windows programming with VB.net, object-oriented code with Python, modern Agile software project development and project planning, and SQL database, with the technical backup of excellent networks skills. Level… Read More

Computers & Business Studies for Adults

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration – 5M2468. It’s not easy making the decision to come back to education as a mature adult. At Mallow College we’ve been listening, learning, and working with people from all backgrounds and of every age. We are ready to help you overcome your fears and to make sure that further education is going to be a great experience for you – personally and professionally. You may not remember the last time you did an exam or wrote an assignment, but you bring an enormous amount of life and experience with you to the classroom and to our College community. Mature students quickly rediscover their own confidence, commitment, and learning success. Launch your comeback… 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