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ILM Level 2 Award in Effective Mentoring Skills

Course Overview

This is a course for anyone who wants a better understanding of the skills necessary to mentor young people or those in the early stages of their careers. It is particularly suited to parents, teachers and youth support workers; although the skills covered are universal to mentoring.

Course Summary

Aimed at:
Parents, teachers, support workers, team leaders

Approximately 3-6 months, depending on work commitments

ILM, a part of City & Guilds group

ILM Level 2 Award in Effective Mentoring Skills

Available as:
Open and In-house

Course Features

  • A highly interactive course with 2 days of lively, practical workshops.
  • 1 supervised mentoring session with your personal tutor.
  • 1-2-1 advice and practical help from our expert faculty who have trained people from some of the world’s largest organisations.
  • All materials; handbooks, workbooks and access to a huge range of mentoring resources.
  • On successful achievement, an internationally recognised and respected ILM Level 2 Award as well 5 credits on the international qualifications framework.

Course Tutors

Your tutors will be Judith Barton and/or Brenda McKay. They will be your programme tutor from start to finish, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice. You can contact them quickly, either by email or by phone.

What You Will Need

• A passion for developing people
• Access to people who would like to be mentored – we can help with this!
• Microsoft Word software, or equivalent
• An email account

How The Course Works

The first part of the course is run over 2 lively workshop days. These days are both theory and practise based and are aimed at giving you the underpinning knowledge and confidence in your ability required to become a good mentor.

Following the 2 days you will begin work on your assignments. The first assignment is a written piece of work about the role and of a mentor which should take you just a couple of hours to complete.

When you have completed this you will begin your mentoring journey! The tutor will provide you with supervision of atleast one of your mentoring sessions and give you feedback on how you are doing. You will then write up your sessions in a diary format, which forms your second assignment.

When You Have Finished

You will receive an internationally recognised ILM, QCF credited Certificate. As a member of the prestigious British School of Coaching Alumni you will join a network of professional coaches with access to a wide range of coaching resources and information.

Progression Routes

ILM Level 3 Award in Effective Mentoring – These qualifications build up your body of knowledge and begin to professionalise your role as a mentor or coach. You will be able to confidently and effectively work as a coach or mentor in a large organisation, or simply to those around you!

How To Apply

You can book a place on this programme by clicking here or email

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