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Developing Awareness of Mentoring

Course title: Developing Awareness of Mentoring Course level: Level 2
Qualification: Award Awarding body: NCFE
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Part-time Course length: Three hours per week for 7 weeks
Venue: Various community venues and the Waterside Centre, Accrington


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

The aims of the qualification are to help learners to:

  • Gain insight into the role and practice of mentorship
  • Be clear about mentor/mentee relationships
  • Ensure they follow good practice
  • Develop the specific skills and understanding they will require in order to mentor
  • Reflect on their own learning and work performance and understand the benefits of mentoring
  • Understand legal and ethical mentoring requirements.

Learners will investigate the role and benefits of mentoring and they will also explore the skills and tools required by a mentor including communication, questioning and feedback.

Entry requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however completion of the level 1 Award in Mentoring qualification would be advantageous.

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of Evidence

Qualifications achieved

Level 2 Award in Mentoring (QCF)

Progression and employment

Information, Advice and Guidance Level 2

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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