Working as a Mentor or Coach Pathway Introduction

Ref: C3845380

Here at the WEA we are offering and fantastic opportunity to gain accredited qualifications to help you to build a portfolio of certificates to help you progress into new work roles, enhance existing ones or learn for your own personal development. On the pathway you have the option to complete the following courses: Using Zoom for Learning and Working online, Introduction to Mentoring, L2 Award in Mentoring, L1 Award in Stress Awareness, L1 Award in Mental Health, Working in the Sector – next steps National Careers Service advice and guidance. To find out more contact or call 07554436934. Or you can also call our friendly student support team on 0300 303 3464 to enrol using the course code as well as enrol online. Our courses are free to anyone on a means tested benefit or earning less than £18,525 per year. All our courses are currently delivered online using zoom and online learning platform, Canvas.

Course aim

This session will provide you with information about our accredited mentoring courses. You will be asked to complete an assessment task that will help us to see which course is right for you.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: and

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

  • Recognise the range of accredited mentoring skills courses available
  • Identify the skills I have, need and will develop during a course
  • Agree whether I will be able to/ am ready to undertake an accredited course
  • Prepare for enrolment or referral to other learning opportunities

How will I be taught?

  • During the initial assessment you will be asked to complete tasks and will have a verbal conversation with a member of staff to discuss the course

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Staff at the initial assessment will provide you with verbal feedback to help determine your next steps.

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit:

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress onto an accredited mentoring course with the WEA

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Working as a Mentor or Coach Pathway Introduction

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This course is funded by the Liverpool Combined Authority. You must be a resident of Liverpool in order to attend this course. Click here to learn more about government funding changes. If you don't know whether you are a resident of Liverpool, you can check your postcode here:

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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