National Young Person’s Mentor Qualification for secondary schools and Further Education

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A programme designed to train teachers, teaching assistants, learning mentors and other pastoral staff how to assess, plan and deliver interventions for social, emotional and low-level mental health difficulties. Includes an additional module on support after the pandemic lockdown. Suitable for secondary, further education and also alternative provision. Help your staff understand the root causes of the social and emotional steps and how they can help plug those missing gaps.

This course leads to a Level 3 Certificate in Mentoring Children and Young People from Open Awards.

Course contents:

  • You and your situation
  • What is a Young Person’s Mentor?
  • Barriers to learning and overcoming them
  • Learning approaches
  • Managing emotions
  • Preparation for the next stages of life
  • Supporting special needs
  • Planning an individual intervention
  • Planning a group intervention
  • Involving parents and carers
  • Involving children and young people
  • Involving other staff
  • Supporting social, emotional and mental health
  • Setting up a referral system
  • Monitoring outcomes of an intervention
  • Bringing it all together

The course is delivered in 15 minute pre-recorded units with associated activities to help mentors develop the skills and embed the learning. Support is available by phone or email. Learners are also invited to monthly live support calls with tutors to provide support and answer queries.

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Course Instructor

Richard Curtis Richard Curtis Author

Course Information

Estimated Time: 30-50 hours including assignment

Difficulty: Practitioner

Young Person’s Mentor Qualification Self-study


Price is £800 + VAT at 20%. If paying by invoice, please select Invoice at the checkout and we will email you an invoice.

Young Person’s Mentor Qualification Self-study Payment Plan

per month for 6 total payments

Prices include at 20%