Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland)

QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012 with a board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills. QQI now carry out the functions previously conducted by the Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC). QQI is the national body responsible for awards and standards in Ireland. One of its areas of responsibility is the further education sector. QQI (FETAC) awards offer more opportunities than ever to learners, opening doors to new and better jobs or to further and higher education and training through a vast array of learning and training programmes. QQI (FETAC) awards are placed within the National Qualifications Framework which means that QQI awards are… Read More

Student Supports

Supports for Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties, Health Conditions and/or Disabilities Mallow College of Further Education is committed to the provision of equal opportunity in education and to ensuring that students with a disability have complete access to all aspects of college life as can be reasonably accommodated. Applicants who may have special requirements should email or call the college Disability Support Officer at info​ or (022)43309 prior to applying for a course. Upon registering, students should immediately make an appointment with the Guidance Counsellor to discuss their needs and bring appropriate documentation with them. If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, the College may be able to apply for funding to provide assistance and support for you… Read More

Student Services

Career & Guidance Counselling Service The Career and Guidance Counselling Service at Mallow College of Further Education is a professional and confidential service aimed at providing support to learners in their educational, career and personal development. The Guidance Counsellor, Suzanne Powell, is available for one-to-one consultations with learners and provides workshops and information sessions to class groups throughout the academic year. You can make an appointment to see the Guidance Counsellor to seek support in any of the following areas: Educational Guidance & Counselling: Study Skills, Examination Techniques, Stress Management, Further Study Options, CAO & UCAS Applications, Grants & Funding information. Career Guidance & Counselling: C.V. Writing, Cover Letters, Application Forms, Job Search Skills, Transferable Skills Audit, Career Management, Interview… Read More

Learn More with Mallow College in 2019

    Download Prospectus Animal Care Applied Science Business & Administration Childcare Construction & Engineering Education & Welfare Hair, Beauty & Complementary Health & Fitness (Sports) Healthcare Information Technology Security Studies Progressions Night School Classes Courses for 2019/20 Further Education full-time day courses starting September 2019 (QQI Levels 5 & 6). School-leavers & adult learners returning to education. CAO points not required. Progression routes to 3rd level institutes & universities. Achieve up to CAO 390 points. Grants & Social Welfare funding:, VTOS, BTEA, exemptions for Medical Card holders. Great transport links by bus and train, & free parking on campus. Less than 30 minutes from Cork City. Google Classroom: integrated cloud storage, college email, & free MS Office 365 online.… Read More


On behalf of the management and staff of Mallow College of Further Education, I am pleased to present the College’s new prospectus, setting out the range of courses, services and progression opportunities on offer in this academic year. Mallow College of Further Education has expanded rapidly in recent years, both in terms of student numbers and in terms of the teaching and learning facilities available. This expansion is testament to the quality and diversity of the courses provided and to the commitment and expertise of the teaching staff. It also reflects the positive perception which the College enjoys in the wider community as a centre of excellence in the provision of courses and programmes which can lead students on to… Read More


Mallow College of Further Education is ideally located in the heart of Munster. Situated just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Mallow town, we are 100 metres off the main Cork-Limerick road. The campus is a 5 minute walk from both the train station and bus stop. You can find us easily in Mallow: we’re just down a bit on the left-hand side from the Cork/Limerick/Killarney Road Roundabout, near the train station, as if you were heading into Mallow Town. Google Map Link Transport Maps & Links