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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 4
Unit No:
L/505/0189
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
15 hours

Assessment Guidance

None

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand own role and responsibilities in relation to mentoring.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Analyse the skills and qualities required for a specific mentoring role.
  • 1.2
    Explain how own values, behaviours, attitudes and emotional awareness can impact on the mentoring role.
  • 1.3
    Explain why it is important to establish ground rules for engagement and boundaries in a mentoring relationship.
  • 1.4
    Explain the importance of acting according to ethical and professional standards in a mentoring relationship
  • 1.5
    Analyse ways of building a relationship with a client in a mentoring role.

2

Understand the use of mentoring in a specific context.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Analyse the benefits of mentoring in a specific context.
  • 2.2
    Analyse the impact of mentoring on individual learning and development.
  • 2.3
    Explain legal and organisational requirements in a specific context relating to:
    • data protection;
    • privacy;
    • confidentiality; and
    • safeguarding and disclosure.
  • 2.4
    Identify sources of support to deal with issues which are outside of own expertise or authority.
  • 2.5
    Explain what constitutes a safe and comfortable environment for a mentoring session.

3

Understand how to identify client goals and outcomes.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Analyse ways of identifying and agreeing outcomes and goals with clients.
  • 3.2
    Explain the role of a mentoring agreement.
  • 3.3
    Explain the importance of agreeing with the client records of interaction and progress towards agreed objectives and goals.
  • 3.4
    Analyse client responsibility and autonomy for making changes.

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