Level 1 Award in Mentoring

Ref: C2346904

Before you can join this course, you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please call 0300 303 3464. During this course you will explore the role and benefits of mentoring as well as the importance of the ‘mentoring agreement’. You will identify and develop the skills and tools needed for the role of mentor and learn how central self-development is to the role. Legal and ethical requirements will be explained and you will be supported to prepare and undertake at least one observed mentoring meeting. Feedback given throughout the courses will enable you to evaluate your progress and performance as a mentor and create a personalised development plan to support your work. You will work towards to the Level 1 Award in Mentoring.

Course aim

This course will develop your understanding of mentoring. You will gain skills and techniques that will prepare you for the role of mentor.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

  • Describe the role of the mentor
  • Outline what is meant by a mentoring agreement
  • Describe how good communication is essential in the role of a mentor
  • Recognise the legal and ethical requirements of mentoring
  • Review your performance as a mentor following an observed mentor meeting

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.). - 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: http://bit.ly/WEAonline

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Level 1 Award in Mentoring

Enrolment Conditions

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 2021
  • 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

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

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