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This is a half day workshop for employers who are taking on or have apprentices. It is intended to be a ’Hands-on’ practical exploration of the work based support role for apprenticeships.

Entry requirements

No previous experience of mentoring is required, however your focus should be on an intention to move into a mentoring role in the future.

Course content

This introductory course will be ‘hands-on’ and will cover aspects such as:

  • The role of the Mentor in the workplace
  • Overview of Apprenticeships / New standards
  • The benefits of assigning a Mentor to an apprentice
  • Contributing to the review process
  • Setting SMART targets

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course and a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ will be issued.

Further study and career options

  • Level 2 Introduction to Trainer Skills
  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training or the CertEd/PGCE  
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement

Course Information & How to Apply

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

Please call our Customer Contact team on 01234 291000 to book onto this course. Alternatively you can visit our Customer Contact team at our Cauldwell Street campus. View our opening hours.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 11/10/2018 Thu 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Free Cauldwell Street E2305S2 Course in progress
1 day 22/11/2018 Thu 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Free Cauldwell Street E2305S3 Course in progress
1 day 30/01/2019 Wed 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm Free Cauldwell Street E2305S6 Course in progress
1 day 13/03/2019 Wed 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm Free Cauldwell Street E2305S7 Course in progress

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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
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