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Mentorship in Health and Social Care

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Mentorship in Health and Social Care

This course is designed to prepare a range of health and social care professionals for their role as mentors within the health and social care setting.

The course will prepare individuals critically to reflect, explore and apply principles of mentorship, work-based learning and assessment within their practice settings.

The Learning Outcomes for this course are:

  • Demonstrate how an environment may be created in which lifelong learning and development are fostered.
  • Apply learning and teaching strategies to ensure effective learning experiences and the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes.
  • Effectively fulfil the role of the assessor, demonstrating the ability to assess performance against criteria.
  • Review the role as a mentor in facilitating effective learning in the workplace underpinned by an identified professional value base.
  • Contribute to the informal and formal evaluation of the learning experience.
  • Critically evaluate how an environment may be created in which lifelong learning and development is fostered.
  • Critically analyse learning and teaching strategies to ensure effective learning experiences and the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes.
  • Apply and analyse principles of assessment, including direct observation, to the demonstration of competence, utilising appropriate criteria.
  • Critically appraise the role of mentor in facilitating effective learning in the workplace underpinned by an identified professional value base.
  • Critically explore the mentor’s contribution to the informal and formal evaluation of the learning experience.
OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare (National Average 61.8%)
85.5%

How people learn

Helping people learn

The environment in which people learn

Principles of assessment

The practice of assessing in the workplace

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Mentorship in Health and Social Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Mentorship in Health and Social Care

This course is designed to prepare a range of health and social care professionals for their role as mentors within the health and social care setting.

The course will prepare individuals critically to reflect, explore and apply principles of mentorship, work-based learning and assessment within their practice settings.

The Learning Outcomes for this course are:

  • Demonstrate how an environment may be created in which lifelong learning and development are fostered.
  • Apply learning and teaching strategies to ensure effective learning experiences and the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes.
  • Effectively fulfil the role of the assessor, demonstrating the ability to assess performance against criteria.
  • Review the role as a mentor in facilitating effective learning in the workplace underpinned by an identified professional value base.
  • Contribute to the informal and formal evaluation of the learning experience.
  • Critically evaluate how an environment may be created in which lifelong learning and development is fostered.
  • Critically analyse learning and teaching strategies to ensure effective learning experiences and the opportunity to achieve learning outcomes.
  • Apply and analyse principles of assessment, including direct observation, to the demonstration of competence, utilising appropriate criteria.
  • Critically appraise the role of mentor in facilitating effective learning in the workplace underpinned by an identified professional value base.
  • Critically explore the mentor’s contribution to the informal and formal evaluation of the learning experience.

Modules

How people learn

Helping people learn

The environment in which people learn

Principles of assessment

The practice of assessing in the workplace

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Mentorship in Health and Social Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare
85.5%
(National Average 61.8%)

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