Level 2 Award Effective Mentoring Skills

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Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is for those who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in order to understand and undertake effective mentoring in a range of situations, such as an organisation, the voluntary sector, community groups, etc.
Benefits for individuals
  • Develop an understanding of the role and nature of mentoring
  • Utilise mentoring skills to reflect on own performance and learn key listening & questioning techniques
  • Understand how to organise mentoring activities and plan for effective mentoring sessions
  • Reflect on own performance and define the goals, progress and actions required
Benefits for employers
  • Gives employees the skills and knowledge to develop effective mentoring practice within their own roles and responsibilities
  • Develops a mentoring culture in your organisation by introducing key mentoring skills and techniques
This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as:
  • ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Effective Coaching
  • ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Effective Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Award or Certificate in Leadership & Management

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5 - 5

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Learners are required to complete two mandatory units to achieve this qualification.

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