This qualification will support you to understand the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor.
• gaining insight into the role and practice of mentorship
• being clear about mentor/mentee relationships
• being aware of the specific skills and understanding you will require in order to mentor.
You will also be introduced to some of the theory and practice of being 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 include a blend of class room based activities and some individual work alone.
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. However, if this is your first course at Northern College, you will be contacted by our Student Services team to ensure the course is right for you.
What could this course lead to?
It will be beneficial for those who want to progress on to Level 2 Peer Mentoring, Level 2 Community Organising or the Level 2 Diploma in Social Studies. 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.
For more information please visit the Short Course page on our website
Tuition Fee: £150*
Choose which date you would like to apply for:If you are staying on a residential basis, the fee is an extra £25 making the full cost £75 (includes one breakfast and evening meal). Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).