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Course Title:

Introduction to Peer Mentoring

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Course Description:

This course is designed to explore the role of peer mentoring. You will explore what peer mentoring is, the role of a peer mentor and what skills are required. You will discover and practice active and positive communication skills, explore barriers to communication and develop a personal action plan to develop your skills. This course is for people wanting to understand more about mentoring and for people considering training to become a mentor.

 

This course provides professional development for new and existing volunteers and anyone in related community sector employment such as support workers.

 

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered online by a tutor, over one day.

 

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.

 

What could this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who wanting to progress on to a Level 1 or Level 2 Peer Mentoring course.You may also want to look at other short courses in English, Maths and Digital Skills, which will help you gain employability skills for a career in this field.

 

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

 

 

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000