FIT for IT @ Mallow Computing

Industry led and managed by a board of the major tech companies with operations in Ireland, FIT are partnering with our Computer Systems and Networks course to prepare our students for the world of employment opportunities in the information technology sector in Ireland. “Since it started in Dublin in 1999, FIT has expanded substantially and… Continue reading…

From Mallow College to VMware

“I first went about trying to get a position in VMware by applying for work experience there. Over the 2 weeks I got a great feel for the place and felt that it was somewhere that I could really use the skills I gained from Mallow College https://mallowcollege.ie/information-technology/. I had heard about the Kickstart initiative from… Continue reading…

Women in Computing

In 2018 women are over three-quarters (77%) of all applicants for full-time QQI day courses at Mallow College of Further Education; and women have consistently been at or over 70% of applicants in statistics available since 2015. However, while this year female applicants are 90% of applications to Animal Care, 92% of Complementary Therapy and Hairdressing,… Continue reading…

Progression with Computer Systems & Networks

“I started studying Computer Systems & Networks in Mallow College of Further Education in 2017. I was coming from a Level 4 Employments Skills 4M0857 which I completed in Mannix College, Charleville, instead of the traditional Leaving Certificate. On a day-to-day basis, Mallow College worked well and for me. The structure was easy to follow… Continue reading…

Job Vacancies in the IT Sector – National Skills Bulletin, 2017

Growth in IT jobs was the second strongest, with the largest employment increases for programmers & software developers and IT user support technicians. In 2016 IT jobs were a quarter of all advertised jobs. Skills shortages are identified for database (SQL), web, Python, networking (Linux, Open Source), cloud computing, and web-design. IT Sector Employment Growth… Continue reading…

Train as a Computer Systems & Networks Administrator

5M0536 Computer Systems & Networks (Systems Administrator) at Mallow College of Further Education. Specialise in industry standard and trending technologies in a holistic approach across the course – with sought-after employment skills in Linux server operating systems, LibreOffice, PHPMyAdmin and MySQL server administration, Python programming, Windows Server 2016, and virtualisation with VMware and Oracle VirtualBox. Common… Continue reading…

Cisco Academy Linux Webinars

Linux is everywhere today and the importance of knowing Linux is increasing as it remains the world’s most popular operating system. In this two-part series, you will discover an introduction to Linux, the resources available for you to learn Linux, available job opportunities, and the importance of Linux to Cisco as well as the industries… Continue reading…