Introduction to Mentoring

Ref: C3674250

This course will help students gain knowledge of the key skills and qualities for effective mentoring and the benefits of mentoring, enabling students to demonstrate an awareness of the legal and ethical requirements of mentoring.

Course aim

A course to support students identify some of the skills and benefits of mentoring to mentor effectively as well as allow them to reflect on some of their existing skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience of mentoring needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify the role of the mentor
  • Recognise the skills and tools required to become a mentor
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the legal and ethical requirements of mentoring

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Introduction to Mentoring

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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