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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
K/506/1118
Credits:
2
Guided learning hours:
18 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about the purpose and benefits of peer mentoring.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Describe the concept of peer mentoring and how it differs from other types of mentoring.
  • 1.2
    Describe the benefits of peer mentoring to the mentor, the person being mentored and the wider community.

2

Understand the role of the peer mentor.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain the responsibilities of a peer mentor.
  • 2.2
    Explain the boundaries of the peer mentor role and the importance of working within these.
  • 2.3
    Describe situations where a peer mentor should refer matters to another person or organisation.

3

Understand good practice in peer mentoring.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Describe the skills and qualities needed by peer mentors.
  • 3.2
    Explain why respect, empathy, sensitivity and confidentiality are important in peer mentoring.

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