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Course Title:

Peer Mentoring (Level 1)

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Course Description:

This qualification will support you in understanding the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor.


This includes:


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.



Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required.  However, we do recommend you access one of our Introduction or Exploring entry level courses before you access this course if you have been out of education for some time.

What could this course lead to?

Other level 1 courses you could go on are:

Interpersonal Skills (Level 1)
Volunteering (Level 1).

Or you could progress onto:

Peer Mentoring (Level 2).

Possible careers include Mentor, Community Support Worker, Community Worker or Volunteer.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 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: £150*

* 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