Mentoring Skills

Train as a workplace mentor with an accredited, online course.

This is a comprehensive 6 module online course for students wishing to develop mentoring skills for the workplace. 

Really enjoyed this course, full of good advice and ideas. Great tutorial team too, always happy to offer advice. 

Liz Barron 


  • Professional Certificate in Mentoring Skills

Level 3 Accredited by the ACCPH. As part of Borders Connect all of our training is accredited. Our certificates are recognised by employers, useful as evidence of continuing CPD, and a great addition to your cv. You can find out more about our accreditation on our About Us page.

Course Outline

Module 1: What is a mentor? - Setting study goals. Where are you starting from? Introducing key theories. Roles of the mentor: the teacher, coach, model, counsellor, adviser. Introduction to key skills. Looking into yourself. The relationship with the mentee.

Module 2: Mentoring within the organisation. - Planning a mentoring programme to meet organisational needs. Mentoring in business. Identifying mentee needs: Analysing the mentee's lifestyle and personality. Devising an individual plan of action for each mentee. Relationships. Energy. Well-being. Defining goals and values. Mentee involvement.

Module 3: Working with Mentees. - The first meeting. Creating the right conditions. Establishing a working relationship. Defining boundaries. Ethics and legal considerations. Confidentiality. Keeping records. Endings. Looking at the past: The role of the mentee's past in their current lifestyle, reactions and responses. New ways of thinking. Tackling resistance to change.

Module 4: Attitude and understanding. - Further work on attitude and ways of thinking. Indepth look at key skills. Motivation and inspiration: understanding motivation, identifying mentees' motivating factors, motivation in practice.

Module 5: Influencing others. - Teaching more effective ways of relating, negotiation and leadership skills. Time management as a tool: Organisation and planning, developing individual time management tools for mentees.

Module 6: More principles of mentoring.- Useful NLP techniques, thinking out of the box, problem solving. The practice of mentoring. A working alliance. Working with difficult and challenging mentees, the mentee in context, self-care for the mentor.

Enrol Online - Online course only £450!

Online courses are delivered in a .pdf format directly to your email inbox. you can save them to your computer for future reference or print off if you prefer. 

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Pay by 6 x Instalments

Pay by 6 monthly instalments of £75.00 (Total: £450.)

Add Printed Notes

Your course material is delivered in a .pdf format directly to your inbox. You can then save the modules to your computer, so you can study when offline. You can also print your course material off if you wish

.If you prefer, you can order a printed copy of the course notes from The Coach Training Centre. These are despatched in large, A4 binders and delivered by courier. The cost is £70 including courier fees.

You will be offered the option to purchase a printed copy of the course notes after enrolment, but you can order them at any time during your course. This offer is only available to students currently enrolled on the course.