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DYW Employer Workshop: Mentoring Young People

Thursday, 11 November 2021 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Whether you’re mentoring young people through work placements, apprenticeships or jobs this free training webinar offers practical insights and guidance to hone the skills required. During the session you will explore key mentoring skills and will also receive a detailed guide to mentoring that is packed full of practical hints and tips as well as sources of reference for further self-directed learning.

Part 1 - Mentoring Young People

'Mentoring Young People' is designed for individuals responsible for supporting young people on work placements as well as individuals responsible for managing apprentices or young employees within their organisation.

The format of the session includes facilitator-led discussion, individual activities, and action planning. The course content includes:

  • Understand the difference between mentoring and coaching
  • Have Identified key skills and competencies, including
  • Listening
  • Questioning
  • Influencing
  • Building trust and rapport
  • Feedback
  • Understand how to adapt your approach for young people


Part 2 - Using the GROW Model for Mentoring Young People

During this follow-up session you will explore in more detail how to use the GROW model to structure your formal and informal mentoring conversations. This workshop designed for individuals who are looking to build their skills in holding mentoring conversations, whether as formally arranged meetings or everyday conversations (face-to-face, virtual, or electronic).

The format of the day includes facilitator-led discussion, group and individual activities, skills practice sessions, and action planning. The webinar content includes:

  • Exploring the GROW model for mentoring conversations
  • When the FROM model can also be used for young people
  • Understanding the difference between directive and non-directive behaviours, and when to use each
  • Mentoring scenarios to review

This session is delivered by our expert trainer Bryan Leslie. Bryan is an experienced Business Trainer, Coach and Consultant. Bryan designs and delivers training courses for the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, is an accredited coach and trainer, and qualified in DISC personality and PIAV personal motivator profiling. His main areas of expertise are:
 

  • Building confidence to take the action that is needed to grow and develop yourself and your business.
  • Growing leadership and management skills throughout organisations.
  • Facilitating behavioural change through high impact training.
  • Project and programme management.
  • Developing high performance teams.
  • Understanding key financial concepts relevant to your role in the organisation.

To book a place on this Webinar, please email following information over amandaliddell@fifechamber.co.uk

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