Mentoring Training

This course is designed for those working in a company who will be taking on the responsibility of being a mentor, supporting the learning and development of other members of staff who are undertaking training.

The course provides the specialist skills required and provides a framework to work within for both the Mentor and those they are supporting (Mentee’s).

Learning Objectives

This Course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to be effective work-based mentors.

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a Mentor
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a Mentee
  • Understanding the benefits of the Mentor and Mentee to your business
  • Getting started as a Mentor
  • Mentoring Framework
  • How to set and measure targets
  • Holding reviews
  • Best practice
  • Health and Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Expectations of a Mentor
  • Mentoring Outcomes

Included in the program are SMART Objectives for mentee’s

Course Overview

This mentoring course provides delegates with the required skills to effectively mentor with confidence. On the day we use structured mentoring techniques to provide delegates with a complete understanding of how to mentor and ensure that their mentee achieve success with their goals.

We tailor each course to reflect the needs of the individual delegates and your business. We use a combination of theory, exercises and real-life work scenarios to support the learning.

Mentoring Training Course support material

All learning materials are provided and a Mentor handbook will be provided to all delegates following the training, for their personal use.

Course Agenda

09:00: Meet and Greet

09:30 Introductions

10 am Refreshments

12:00: Lunch

14:30/15:00 close and re-cap

Course Outcome

By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Understand the difference between a Mentor, Coach and Counsellor
  • Understand your roles and responsibilities as a Mentor and what mentoring is
  • Have a clear vision of what your relationship with your Mentee should be and how to control that
  • Know what you need to do to be an effective Mentor
  • Have the knowledge to put in place a structured training program and monitor/assist your mentees progress
  • Be able to create an environment for a successful Mentoring relationship
  • Know how to agree and set clear objectives with measurable outcomes
  • Be able to build rapport and confidence with your Mentee
  • Understand how to motivate your Mentee
  • Know how to review the progress of the Mentoring Programme to make sure the needs of the Mentee are being met
Mentoring Training
DurationOne day workshop
Campus / Adult Skills CentreColchester Campus
Start DateNext available dates:
13th June
12th August


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