Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

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

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 & 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 & 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, 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

National Framework of Qualifications

Your FETAC/QQI qualification explained: Prior to 2003, it was very difficult for people in Ireland to compare courses or to understand which courses demanded more in-depth study than others. The National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) was introduced as a system of 10 levels to represent all levels of formal learning from the very initial stages to the most advanced stages. Learners can now clearly see where their course stands in relation to other courses. Learners can also see what courses represent progression from what they have done already. The fan diagram illustrates the 10 level framework and the major award types that are included in it. Mallow College of Further Education run QQI (FETAC) Level 5 and Level 6 qualifications.… Read More