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WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for those who currently work as a mentor, those who are interested in becoming a mentor or those who support others in some capacity. Through the course you will: • Gain insight into the role and practice of mentorship • Develop clarity about mentor/mentee relationships • Understand and develop good practice • Develop the specific skills and understanding needed to become a mentor • Understand the benefits of mentoring and understand some of the legal and ethical mentoring requirements. We offer September and January start dates. Our next course starts on Thursday 4 February and then runs every Wednesday, 9.30am - 12.30pm, for 18 weeks.

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Location: Central Sixth

Start Date: 04/02/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

No formal requirements but an interview a member of the Teacher Education team is required. A good level of written and spoken English must be demonstrated at interview.

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

This qualification allows students to gain a deeper understanding of the role of a mentor and to develop the skills needed to become an effective mentor.

The course is portfolio based and all work will be submitted online. Students will cover the following units:

• The Role of a Mentor
• Preparing for the Role of a Mentor
• Demonstrating Mentoring Skills and Techniques

The course costs £150 but concessions may apply.

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment will be by portfolio, assignments and practical mentoring activities.

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling or Level 3 Diploma in Counselling subject to interview
Level 3 Mentoring

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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