Introduction to Mentoring Skills

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ILM Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mentoring Skills

The Award in Introduction to Mentoring Skills aims to equip team leaders and aspiring first time managers with the skills and knowledge to understand and undertake effective mentoring to aid their own personal development. This will enable them to move into supervisory and management roles later with greater ease.
  • Develop an understanding of the role and nature of mentoring
  • Utilise mentoring skills to reflect on your own performance – learn key listening and questioning techniques
  • Understand how to organise mentoring activities – plan for effective mentoring sessions
  • Reflect on your own performance - define the goals, progress and actions needed to improve
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  •  Give team leaders and aspiring first time managers the skills they need to progress and develop
  • Develop a mentoring culture in your organisation by introducing key mentoring skills and techniques
There are two mandatory units in the Award. ‘Understanding Mentoring’ helps learners to develop an understanding of the role and nature of mentoring, while ‘Developing Mentoring Skills’ enables learners to undertake mentoring to reflect on their performance and identify areas for improvement. 

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Learners must achieve a total of 5 credits from the 2 mandatory units to achieve this qualification.

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