“Getting started” courses
- Level one is our “Getting started” range of courses which are aimed at those who are new or have limited experience of mentoring and befriending
- Level two is our “Spotlight on” range of courses which are aimed at those with some experience of mentoring and befriending and looking to develop their skills and knowledge
“Getting started” courses are the essential courses to help people establish successful mentoring and befriending programmes. They cover the key management and operational aspects of safe and effective practice in mentoring and befriending programmes and the core skills that mentors and befrienders need for their roles, they include:
- NEW – Why mentoring or befriending?
- Setting up and managing a mentoring and befriending project; Part A and B (2 days)
- UPDATED – Monitoring and evaluation in mentoring and befriending
- UPDATED - Choosing your outcome measurement tools
- Safeguarding and risk management: Developing a safety management framework for mentoring and befriending
- UPDATED – Putting together a training programme for mentors or befrienders
- NEW – Developing the skills of mentors and befrienders
Many of our courses come with free toolkits and resources* and they all have comprehensive course notes and booklet included. They are also available across England and Wales. All of our trainers have extensive mentoring and befriending experience. And all courses have been designed to help your project achieve Approved Provider Standard.
Other training special offers*
In response to our members feedback regarding the current funding environment, we have put together the following discount packages*:
- 20% discount for APS accredited or working towards projects (saving up to £58)
- 20% discount off both courses when 2 courses booked together (saving up to £116) Discount code: 2courses01
- 20% discount when 2 people from the same organisation book on the same course (saving up to £116) Discount code: 2del1
- 30% discount when 5 or more courses are booked together (saving up to £435) Discount code: 5courses01
*Only one offer available per booking. To take advantage of our special offers please enter relevant discount code on the booking form. You can search for dates and locations below.