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Learning Mentor L3

LMP Education
Course summary
14 months
English
Full time
Apprenticeships
Next available date: Contact for further details - ongoing enrolments - St Albans
Course Dates
Cambridge
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London
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Northampton
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LMP Education

Course description

Mentoring is - and has been for centuries - the foundation of vocational training and apprenticeships, yet this standard is the first formal recognition of this role.  Nowadays, mentoring takes place in all parts of the Education and Training Sector (ETS) and staff-development contexts. LMs support learners of all ages, and all levels, to develop within a new work role.  These learners may be, for example, apprentices, trainees or new recruits (ranging from young entrants, to new CEOs) in the workplace, or in any vocational learning environment. 

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Individual employers may set any entry requirements which may include:

  • A strong aspiration to support learners.
  • (As a dual-professional) A qualification, at an appropriate level in the candidate’s vocational/subject specialism.
  • Recent experience and knowledge relevant to the context of the mentoring role (e.g. current industry standards).

Candidates may have achieved maths, English and ICT skills at Level 2 (equivalent to GCSE Grade C or above) prior to commencing their training. Those that have not must achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Qualifications 

Outcomes for this standard must include:

  • Level 1 Safeguarding

Employers may also wish candidates to achieve appropriate additional qualifications in Education and Training including mentorship.

The above outcomes will be achieved before the end-point assessment.

Training Course Content

The Learning Mentor will be able to:The Learning Mentor will understand:

Provide mentoring support

Procedures for effective mentoring

S1   advise, guide and supervise learners to acquire the most benefit from their learning programme

K1   effective practice in providing accurate and relevant vocational/pastoral advice and guidance

S2   communicate and collaborate effectively and use effective questioning, listening and assertiveness skills

K2   effective questioning, active-listening and assertiveness techniques

S3   work with education providers and workplace colleagues to plan and implement structured and meaningful learning and work experience

K3   learning programme requirements and the need to plan contextualised learning in authentic or realistic work settings with the learner support team

S4   liaise with assessors, coaches and/or teachers to facilitate formative and summative assessment of learners’ skills and knowledge

K4   the roles of assessors, coaches or teachers in providing practical help with assessment processes and requirements

S5   identify and refer issues relevant to learners’ progress and well-being, to education-providers and/or workplace colleagues

K5   who has a legitimate need to be kept informed of issues impacting on the learner’s well-being and progress

S6   collaborate with the wider education support team to review learners’ progress and to provide evidence of progress and achievement

K6   the mentor’s role in supporting the learner’s development and how to provide valid evidence of progress and achievement

S7   maintain appropriate records for the learning programme, complying with quality, confidentiality and data protection requirementsK7   organisational and legal requirements for recording, storing and sharing information on learners’ progress, needs and welfareS8   liaise with relevant colleagues to support the implementation of learners’ action plansK8   the roles of workplace and education provider colleagues who contribute to learners fulfilling their action plansS9   be vigilant in safeguarding learners and others in contact with them

K9   how learners may become physically or psychologically at risk, and channels for reporting concerns

S10  maintain the currency of their vocational skillsK10  opportunities for continuing professional development

S11  comply with internal and external quality assurance requirements

K11  quality assurance requirements relating to the mentoring environment.

Continuing Studies

Progression

The LM could progress further within their vocation specialism and/or into roles involving the assessment and coaching of vocational learners.  They may also be eligible to progress onto a full teaching role within an education and training provider organisation.

About provider

LMP Education

LMP Education

LMP Education focus on delivering an apprenticeship experience synonymous with inspiring personal growth, improving career opportunities and in turn, futures. We offer support while encouraging independence and self-confidence and we understand that achievement looks different for all so our offering...


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LMP Education

4 Berghem Mews
W14 0HN London

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www.letmeplay.co.uk


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