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QQI/FET Support

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Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the supports for current Students who entered University College Cork (UCC) from awards of Quality Qualifications Ireland (QQI) or Further Education and Training (FET) routes. This guide is designed to provide current students with all the information they need to successfully navigate their educational journey through UCC.

This resource will help you understand and utilise these supports. So, let's get started and make the most of your academic journey!

Please follow the links below to locate the specific information you need on this page.

What Is QQI/FET?

The Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) Further Education and Training (FET) entry routes are designed for students coming through level 5 or level 6 courses from Colleges of Further Education and are seeking a level 8 course in University College Cork. UCC offers specific first-year undergraduate degree programmes for students who have achieved the relevant awards. Most of our undergraduate courses are linked to QQI level 5 & 6 courses in Colleges of Further Education. 

What Support Can Expect as a QQI/FET Student?

  • Guidance on reaching out to your department,  
  • Advocacy on your behalf,  
  • 1:1 Tutorial support (we have most UCC modules covered),  
  • Group tutorial support, 
  • Help with study and exam techniques,  
  • Help and guidance with time management skills, 
  • The loan of a Laptop or Chromebook if you need it; our Laptops and Chromebooks are given out on a first-come, first-served basis,
  • A listening ear if you would like to chat with someone about how your UCC journey is going.

How Can I Contact You?

We are located in the Access Department on the 1st floor, The Hub Building, UCC Main Campus, College Road, Cork, UCC.

Please contact with your full name, surname and CAO number if you have any queries and we will get back to you within 1-2 working days during regular daytime office hours.


How Do I Book an Appointment With the Support Team?

If you are a student of the Colleges of Business and Law. Science, Engineering and Food Science, Medicine and Health. Please follow the link below to book an appointment with us.


If you are a student of the College of Arts, please follow the link below to book an appointment with us.

Access UCC

First Floor, The Hub, Main Campus, UCC, T12 YF78,