Business and Management

Mentoring Level 2

In Brief

Start Date /

This course has various start times throughout the year and is mainly studied distance learning

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. However, an interest or experience in mentoring is desirable.

You will achieve

NCFE Level 2 Award in Mentoring.

Course overview

This qualification allows you to develop the skills needed to become an effective mentor

Course content

The course will cover the following areas:

  • The role and practice of mentorship including the relationship between the mentor and the mentee and following good practice
  • Developing the specific skills and understanding needed to become a mentor
  • The benefits of mentoring
  • Legal and ethical mentoring requirements
  • Reflection on your own learning and work performance

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Award in Mentoring, learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units.
Mandatory units

  • Role of a mentor
  • Preparing for the role of a mentor
  • Demonstrating mentoring skills and techniques

You will produce a portfolio of evidence, which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

On successful completion of the programme you can progress onto a Team Leader or Management course

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £350. You may eligible for funding to cover the cost of this qualification.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mentoring Level 2

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