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. 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

Beauty & Body Therapy Diplomas (QQI & ITEC)

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Beauty Therapy – 5M3471. Experience the buzz of working in the innovative and exciting beauty industry. Qualify as a QQI and ITEC internationally recognised professional in facials, eye treatments, body treatments, manicure/pedicure, waxing, make up, body and facial electrics, body massage and more, using professional products and equipment. Train in a highly motivated environment, with a committed and dedicated team in an intensive programme designed to deliver the highest standards expected by the beauty industry. Successful learners are qualified in the exciting and glamorous world of the beauty industry and open a world of career opportunities. If you’re looking for the first step in beauty therapy, you’ve found it. 2018/19 Applications are now open, and… 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

Carpentry & Joinery

QQI Level 6 Craft – Carpentry and Joinery – 6M18174. A report commissioned by the Construction Federation of Ireland has identified that the Irish Construction Industry is set to grow by 9% annually and will require 30,800 carpenters and joiners by 2020. Meet the needs of this industry with an apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery. Look for apprenticeship opportunities on www.apprentices.ie and begin your apprenticeship with an employer that is registered to train apprentices. Attend Mallow College of Further Education for an 11 week block during phase 4 of your apprenticeship and again for another 10 week block during phase 6. On successful completion of all 7 phases of your apprenticeship, you graduate with a QQI internationally recognised advanced certificate.… Read More

Complementary Health (ITEC)

Holistic therapies aim to restore balance to mind, body and spirit and to improve overall health and wellbeing, so enjoy your journey in Mallow College and graduate with a portfolio of qualifications that enable you to work in a holistic environment as a complementary therapist. On your journey you will master the practical skills and knowledge in a wide range of complementary therapies to help clients restore balance and equilibrium. Study with a hands-on practical approach at Mallow College – working with a dedicated team of professionals and salon facilities with state-of-the-art industry equipment. 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… 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

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