ILM Level 2 Award in Effective Mentoring Skills


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.

Course code





2 day workshop. Up to 5 months to complete assignment



Entry Requirements

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

Course Content


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


There will be 2 assessments –

a written knowledge-based assignment and a skills-based portfolio which includes evidence of workplace mentoring. 



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

Course Contact Details
01387 734199