Level 2 Award in Mentoring

What will I learn?

This qualification allows learners to understand the role of a mentor and be aware of the skills needed to become an effective mentor. The aims of the qualification are to help learners to:

• Gain insight into the role and practice of mentorship
• Be clear about mentor/mentee relationships
• Ensure the mentor follows good practice
• Be aware of the specific skills and understanding required in order to mentor
• Review own learning and work performance

Course dates

Mondays, 16th January – 27th February, 12.00pm – 2.30pm


This course is delivered by South Devon College via MS Teams by a course tutor. You will be required to participate in group discussions and peer 1:1 mentoring via Breakout Rooms, as well as completing individual work/study. You will also be required to develop the work covered in the class in your own time and practice between sessions. Estimated between 1-3 hours per week.


Evidence is gained by the successful completion of an assessment portfolio (3 workbooks), supported by resources accessible via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Moodle. You will also be required to conduct a recorded mentoring session that will be assessed, and feedback will be provided. All evidence requires upload for assessment – instructions provided in the first session, supported by a guidance document.