Course description

This qualification will support you in understanding the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor.

This includes:

gaining insight into the role and practice of mentorship
being clear about mentor/mentee relationships
being aware of the specific skills and understanding you will require in order to mentor.

You will also be introduced to some of the theory and practice of being a mentor.

This course provides professional development for new and existing volunteers and anyone in related community sector employment such as support workers.

What can this course lead to?

Other level 1 courses you could go on are:

Interpersonal Skills (Level 1)
Volunteering (Level 1).

Or you could progress onto:

Peer Mentoring (Level 2).

Possible careers include Mentor, Community Support Worker, Community Worker or Volunteer.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 16 June 2022 - 8 July 2022

  • Thursday 16 Jun 2022 to Friday 17 Jun 2022
  • Thursday 23 Jun 2022 to Friday 24 Jun 2022
  • Thursday 30 Jun 2022 to Friday 01 Jul 2022
  • Friday 08 Jul 2022 to Friday 08 Jul 2022

Course fees and funding support

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less. We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Course Fee £150.00