Peer Mentoring Courses @ Northern College

THE NORTHERN COLLEGE - PEER MENTORING COURSES

Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Stainborough, Barnsley, S75 3ET

Who we are

The opportunity to learn key skills and role of a Peer Mentor. Our course will give you a Level 2 (equivalent to a GCSE grade A-C) award in Peer Mentoring.

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Description

The opportunity to learn key skills and role of a Peer Mentor. Our course will give you a Level 2 (equivalent to a GCSE grade A-C) award in Peer Mentoring. The course fee also includes four nights accommodation, evening meal and breakfast and accreditation fees. You will be expected to take notes and keep a journal of your learning so it is important that you feel confident about your literacy skills. If you have no prior qualifications you are required to complete a literacy assessment before starting the course.

If you have concerns, please contact our student support services prior to the start date and we can assess your support needs. In order to gain the qualification you must attend all 8 sessions. In exceptional circumstances we may be able to make an exception after discussion with the Tutors.

The course includes: Induction and Introduction to college and course requirements

Session 1 Mentoring - Key principles of peer mentoring

Session 2 Mentoring Skills – communication in a mentoring environment

Session 3 Mentoring Skills – developing and maintaining relationships, boundaries, contracting, legal provisions and referrals

Session 4 Mentoring practice - recording, process and contract agreement

Session 5 Group and Teamwork Communication Skills – identify different team roles, sharing information and constructive feedback

Session 6 Group and Teamwork Communication Skills – communicating/co-operating in a team environment

Session 7 Mentoring Practice – action planning and practice

Session 8 Mentoring Practice – reflection and practice, review and personal assessment.

If you would like any further information, advice or guidance contact the collage via phone or email and our Student Services team would be delighted to help. Email: studentservices@northern.ac.uk or ring 01226 776000 


Contact Details

Email address: studentservices@northern.ac.uk 

Phone number: 01226 776000

Mobile number:

Address: Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Stainborough, Barnsley, S75 3ET


Locations

Address details:

Northern College, Wentworth Castle, Stainborough, Barnsley, S75 3ET


Other Details

Cost: Course fees are £199 including accommodation etc (We can arrange for these to be pay in two instalments) Students in receipt of certain benefits will qualify for full fee remission. Please ask if you are unsure.



Published: 09 August 2019