Learning Mentor Apprenticeships
What is the Learning Mentor Apprenticeship?
The Level 3 Learning Mentor Apprenticeship has been developed in an effort to recognise the value and importance of mentors within the workplace. Mentoring takes place, often on an informal basis, across all levels of the Education and Training Sector (ETS) and staff-development contexts.
Learning Mentor apprentices will not only have sector-specific experience and qualifications but also skills and knowledge to support learners, who may include apprentices, trainees and new recruits.
Who is the Learning Mentor Apprenticeship suitable for?
There is no age limit and the majority of those undertaking this apprenticeship will already have some experience of the role.
Personal skills required:
- A strong aspiration to support learners.
- counselling skills including active listening and a non-judgemental approach
- knowledge of—or aspiring to gain knowledge of—psychology
- sensitivity and understanding
- patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- the ability to work well with others
What does the Learning Mentor Apprenticeship entail?
- Level 1 Safeguarding
- Functional Skills English and Maths at level 2
- Key knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed
- Institute of Apprenticeships Level 3 Apprenticeship in Learning Mentor