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Flexible2Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This qualification is designed for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of the role of a mentor and develop the skills needed to become an effective mentor.

No previous knowledge and experience are required, however, minimum level 1 English skills would be beneficial for completion of assessments.

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Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is available:
•Fully on line

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

You will be required to complete a minimum of 60 hours of study.

The aims of the qualification are to help
• gain insight into the role and practice of mentorship
• be clear about mentor/mentee relationships
• ensure you follow good practice
• develop the specific skills and understanding required to mentor
• reflect on their own learning and work performance
• understand the benefits of mentoring
• understand legal and ethical mentoring requirements.

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Award in Mentoring, learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units:
The role of a mentor
Preparing for the role of a mentor
Demonstrating mentoring skills and techniques

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