ILM Level 2 Award in Effective Mentoring Skills

Dumfries and Galloway College

Course details

Course description


8584-200 Understanding mentoring

This unit helps learners to develop an understanding of the role an nature of mentoring

8584-201 Developing Mentoring Skills

This unit will enable learners to undertake mentoring, reflect on their own performance and identify areas of improvement

Designed for delegates who wish to develop their skills in effective mentoring.  This course will provide delegates with a better understanding of the skills necessary to mentor young people or those in the early stages of their careers.

Benefits to individuals:

  • Developing an understanding of the role and nature of mentoring
  • Utilising mentoring skills to reflect on own performance and learning key listening and questioning techniques
  • Understanding how to organise mentoring activities and plan for effective mentoring sessions
  • Reflecting on own performance and defining the goals, progress and actions required.

Benefits to employer:

  • Gives employees the skills and knowledge to develop mentoring
  • Practice within their own roles and responsibilities
  • Develops a mentoring culture in organisation by introducing mentoring skills and techniques.

Learning outcome

ILM Level 3 Leadership and ManagementILM Level 3 Effective Coaching and Mentoring

Provided by

Dumfries and Galloway College


Provider website

Dumfries Campus

Bankend Road



Entry requirements

As part of the assessment, delegates should be able to demonstrate mentoring.  For example, youth club, volunteering, workplace or education setting.

Course options

Course details

Short course

20th Sep 2023 to 4th Oct 2023

Cost: Visit the provider's website for details.

Venue details

Dumfries Campus

Bankend Road