Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

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. 2019/20 Applications are now open, and free. CAO points not required. Grant and Social Welfare… Read More

Medical Secretary

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration – 5M2468. Mallow College has put together a unique choice of business and office courses with enhanced specialisations. With the essential skills for employment in a healthcare setting, as a Medical Secretary graduate you will work in administrative and front office roles in either public or private sector medicine. You will have excellent communications skills, handle correspondence, facilitate patients and professionals, arrange and schedule appointments, bill patients and insurance companies, compile medical charts and reports, and order supplies. 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, anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. You will also have… 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

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

Progression Links Database

Athlone IT: AL731 Veterinary Nursing. AL760 BA in Spa and Wellness Management. CIT: CR007 Analytical & Pharamaceutical Chemistry. CR016 Computing. CR021 Business Studies. CR022 Business Administration. CR031 Social Care. CR032 Recreation & Leisure Management. CR035 BA in Community Development. CR072 Building Services Engineering. CR106 Software Development. CR112 Multimedia. CR116 Software Development & Computer Networking. CR300 Physical Sciences (Common Entry). CR310 IT Management. CR400 Bachelor of Business Accounting Degree. CR565 Interior Architecture. CR600 Visual Communications. CR620 Early Years Education. CR657 Hospitality Studies. CIT Crawford: CR210 BA (Hons) Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles). CR220 BA (Hons) Fine Art. CSN: 6M4029 Advanced Certificate in Art. DCU: DC115 BA Accounting and Finance. DIT: DT212 Science – Common first year. DT259 Biosciences. DT260 Industrial… Read More