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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Workforce Mentoring


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Required age
18 +

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The 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Workforce Mentoring is designed to give you an overview of the principles and practice of workforce mentoring.

It covers:

  • understanding mentoring theories and models
  • creating and implementing a mentee agreement
  • understanding boundaries of the mentoring role
  • planning, delivering, and evaluating 6 hours of mentoring interventions with two mentees
  • managing intervention records
  • measuring success of interventions towards defined targets.

By learning more about the principles and practice of workforce mentoring through this qualification, you can develop your knowledge and skills with the view of building a career in this area.

For mentors working within the Coach Development workforce, this qualification is recognised by UK Coaching and National Governing Bodies of sport and will enable you to seek paid or voluntary roles in workforce mentoring.

Provides the knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of mentoring people in physical activity and sport

Qualification Progression

Holders of this award can progress to other 1st4sport Education and Training Suite qualifications, or other higher level Coaching and/mentoring qualifications.

Successful learners are eligible to seek employment in appropriate paid or voluntary roles involving workforce mentoring. They should look to develop their learning and knowledge of mentoring by working with other, more experienced, workforce mentors.

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Workforce Mentoring

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