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. 2019/20 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

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

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

Sports, Recreation & Massage Studies

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Sports, Recreation and Exercise – 5M5146. This course is aimed at the learner who is interested sports injury and massage. It is ideal for the learner who wants to pursue a career in physical therapy or work in the sports injury field. The course combines a full QQI Level 5 in Sports, Recreation and Exercise with ITEC diplomas in Sports Massage and Sports Injuries – ensuring that the learner is engaged in a variety of modules covering sports recreation, exercise and fitness, sports massage and sports injury management, and treating and preventing sports injuries. Further your career opportunities with our International Therapy Examination Council (ITEC) Diploma Awards – the internationally recognised standard in sports learning… Read More