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Introduction to Mentoring

Course title: Introduction to Mentoring Course level: Level 1
Qualification: Award Awarding body: QCF
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for seven weeks.
Venue: Various


This qualification allows learners to gain a deeper understanding of the role as a mentor and develop the skills needed to become an effective mentor. The aim of the qualification is to help learners:

  • Be clear about mentor/mentee relationships
  • Develop the specific skills and understanding they will require in order to mentor
  • Ensure they follow good practice
  • Gain an insight into the role and practice of mentorship
  • Reflect on their own learning and work performance
  • To gain this qualification, learners must be able to demonstrate their mentoring skills
  • Understand the benefits of mentoring
  • Understand the legal and ethical mentoring requirements.

Entry requirements

Good level of English and maths.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of evidence.

Qualifications achieved

Level 1 Award in Mentoring (QCF)

Progression and employment

Level 2 Mentoring or Level 2 Team Leading.

How much will the course cost me?

Please contact us for costs of this course. The fee may be reduced or void depending on the individual’s circumstances.

The cost of the course includes, the college enrolment fee and exam fees.

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If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email


Courses are completely FREE for anyone who is unemployed, actively seeking work and claiming a benefit.

IMPORTANT: Evidence of your benefit claim MUST be brought to the first class.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354423 or pop into our College to collect an application form.


Additional and key information

For more information about the course, please contact Richard Dwyer:

Call: 01254 354423

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