Coaching And Mentoring Introduction – Online
This short course will give you an understanding of the difference between coaching and mentoring, then illustrate the use of coaching and mentoring models and how to put theory into practice. This course can lead on to our Level 2 Qualification - Award in Mentoring Skills. Please note a 100 per cent attendance is required on the introductory course to progress to the Level 2 in Mentoring Skills. All students wishing to attend the Level 2 in Mentoring Skills must also complete a pre course assessment form.
Please note that some of the courses will take place at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street, London SE1 ORB. This a new Mary Ward Centre location and is a short walk from Southwark Tube Station.
Please click here to complete a short assessment form and email it to us:
Download the form here in word format
If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon- Thu
Who is this course for
This short online Coaching and Mentoring Course is for people wishing to develop their coaching or mentoring skills at a beginners/introductory level. It aims to give students a clear idea and understanding of the dynamics that happen between people when they work one-to-one. It prepares students for the Award in Mentoring Skills qualification course.
What does this course cover
Areas covered during the course include understanding of the difference between coaching & mentoring; use of coaching & mentoring models; putting theory into practice.
Coaching & Mentoring definitions will be examined through group discussion and presentation. The difference between Coaching & Mentoring will then be looked at. Following that students will use active listening and questioning techniques to look at Coaching & Mentoring Practice and Models.
What will it be like
Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.
What else do you need to buy or do
The course will be run on Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class on your computer or mobile device. You can sign up for free here:
You will need a microphone (it's fine to use whatever is built into your device) and camera, so we can see you via video. You may also want to use headphones during the session.
You can participate in class sessions through the use of a computer, laptop, tablet or other similar internet enabled device. Please note that if you only have access to a smartphone, you will be able to attend the class sessions and participate in them but you will find it more difficult to benefit from the full range of materials and activities involved in the course if this is your only means of connection.
Make sure you have a small space to work in during the session and that as far as possible that you can keep this space quite and clear of interruption so that you can concentrate on what is happening in the class.
By signing up to the course you are consenting to being on camera. The content of the lesson may occasionally be recorded by the tutor for internal education and training purposes but any such recordings will not be made available to anyone outside of the Mary Ward Centre organisation without us asking you again for further permission to do so.
What this course could lead to
Level 2 Award in Mentoring Skills qualification course.
There is detailed information in Reception about all our courses at the Mary Ward Centre.
Information about other learning opportunities can be obtained from Learn Direct: www.learndirect.co.uk and from the following websites: www.floodlight.co.uk; www.hotcourses.com; www.citylit.ac.uk; www.wmcollege.ac.uk; www.morleycollege.ac.uk
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why choose Mary Ward?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’