Mallow College of Further Education

Cork ETB QQI (FETAC) Level 5 & 6 Courses

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

Private Security Authority of Ireland (PSA)

MCFE, as part of the Cork ETB, is an accredited training provider for the Private Security Authority of Ireland (PSA) – under strict laws regarding the licensing process in the private security industry. The Government of Ireland through the Private Security Services Act, 2004, established the Private Security Authority which took up office in that year. It is the aim of the Authority to use the statutory regulation and enforcement powers provided to it to introduce positive, fundamental change in the industry. Our purpose is to instil customer and public confidence in this multi-stranded, multi-faceted business with the introduction, control and management of a comprehensive, standard driven, licensing system for all individuals and companies involved in the industry and to… Read More