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Learning Mentor Level 3  Apprenticeship

Who is the apprenticeship for?

As a Learning Mentor you will work within the learning and development provision of a business. Collaborating closely with your colleagues and other industry professionals, utilising your knowledge and experience to guide and advise employees who need your assistance.

Typical roles that this apprenticeship will support are:

Those who have a role in HR or recruitment focused on recruitment and staff support or onboard new employees.
Those in a learning and development role focussing on staff development.

Anyone who gives practical, technical or pastoral advice to teams and individuals, with relevant specialist subject area or industry experience

Learning Mentor Apprenticeship Standard Level 3

12 months

City & Guilds

What will you learn?

As Learning Mentor, you will work to gain sector-specific experience and qualifications, as determined by the requirements from your employer or professional body, You will learn to guide and advise those who are less experienced and new to a work role. A Learning Mentor is a ‘dual professional’ having both up-to-date knowledge and skills in a specialist vocational or subject area, together with the generic skills necessary to support learners.

How will you learn?

Our Personal Tutors will deliver high-quality face-to-face learning and coaching and provide all the resources you will need to progress quickly. Our intuitive learner management system ‘Bud’ will really bring the subject to life through interactive learning tools, access to complementary online resources and relevant social communities, as well as provide real-time information so that you will always know where you’re at in your learner journey.

This apprenticeship will develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours in the following areas:

Knowledge

  • Vocational & pastoral advice & guidance knowledge
  • Communication knowledge
  • Planning contextualised learning
  • The role of assessors, coaches & teachers
  • Evidencing progress/achievement
  • GDPR & Data Protection
  • Safeguarding
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Own professional development
  • Quality assurance requirements

Skills

  • Technical, practical & pastoral support & guidance
  • Use of effective communication
  • Effective questioning skills
  • Planning & implementing structured learning
  • Facilitation of formative & summative assessments
  • Monitor learner progress & well-being
  • Networking
  • Record keeping applying to data protection requirements
  • Maintaining vocational skills
  • Comply with internal & external quality assurance

Behaviours

  • An ethos of motivation, aspiration & a passion for learning
  • Operate within ethical & legal & professional standards
  • Resilience & adaptability
  • Building respect & trust
  • Be agile to change
  • Be able to stay focused
  • Be able to apply self-control
  • Self-awareness
  • Emotional intelligence

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Your pathway to success

Becoming a Learning Mentor is a skill for life and can open doors to a long and rewarding career, giving you the ability to shift and change your industry or working environment throughout your career.

After completing this programme, you may want to put your skills into practice or take on your next challenge and progress to become a manager within your field or sector, or manage a team of Recruitment Consultants. We run Level 3 and Level 5 Leadership and Management programmes to enable you to do this.

If you’re interested in starting your Talent Management career with Paragon Skills, we can help you get there. Get in touch today!

FAQs

Do I have to find a job first?

If you’re not currently employed or looking for a new job, you can apply for apprenticeship vacancies advertised by employers looking to employ an apprentice, as you must be employed to undertake an apprenticeship.

You can view current vacancies here: apprenticeship vacancies

If you already have a job and wish to gain a qualification in that industry as an apprentice, this is possible subject to your employer’s agreement.

Will it cost me anything?

No. Your employer pays your wage and we apply for government funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to support the cost of your qualification.
Currently 100% funding is available for apprentices ages 16 – 18 and 90% for those aged 19 + (subject to the employers levy status).

You or your employer can call us to discuss any questions you have regarding funding on 0800 783 2545.

Can I undertake an Apprenticeship with my current employer?

Yes. If you already have a job and wish to gain a nationally recognised qualification in that role, an apprenticeship is a great way to do it. A great way to start is to visit our employing an apprentice page ready to discuss with your employer or give us a call on 0800 783 2545

Nurseplus

We used the levy to improve retention. In our sector, staff turnover has been historically high, but now our own management numbers in particular are much more stable and there are far fewer HR issues.

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