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

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

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

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 staff in a hospital, nursing home, or home help environment. Change your life to a career that makes a difference. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social Welfare… 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 from 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. 2018/19… Read More

Security & Criminology

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Security Studies – 5M2110. Become PSA licensed under the Private Security Services Act 2004 – and work immediately in the security industry as either door supervisor (licensed premises) and security guard (static). With Mallow College’s QQI certified academic qualification, including security and criminology, open a path to progression to institutes of technology across Ireland. Security classes in Mallow College add to their academic work with team-building exercises and events, self-defence training, practical work experience, and have a valued tradition as a part of the team during College public events and open days. Think about a future in a wide range of security services – strengthen your application for airport police, the defence Forces, emergency and… Read More