Level 4 Learning and Skills Mentor Apprenticeship


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Level 4 Learning and Skills Mentor Apprenticeship

Develop skills in imparting knowledge and behaviours while studying for a range of learning mentor qualifications – including the Level 3 Diploma in Education and Training (EAT). This is ideal training for driven and talented employees who have a strong vision for their role and regularly share best practice with their less experienced team members.

  • Qualifications – EAT Level 3 Award, Level 1 Award in Safeguarding, Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring, L2 Certificate in Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Learning style – face-to-face, online and workplace coaching
  • Progression – become a confident learning mentor with multiple qualifications
  • Duration – typically 14 to 16 months

Off-the-job training

With an apprenticeship you take 20% of your time at work to complete off-the-job training. It’s an innovative way for businesses to gain a multi-skilled workforce – you’ll be able to bring sector insights and the latest knowledge into your organisation.

We’ll support you to train during work hours and confidently evidence your off-the-job learning. You’ll immediately add value by applying your learning to your role – so it’s a win-win for both you and your employer.

Ideal for…

Experienced individuals from any industry who get satisfaction from seeing others grow and develop. These are just a few of the typical job roles that fit this learning mentor apprenticeship:

  • Peer Mentors
  • Line Managers
  • Learning and Development Practitioners
  • Training Officers
  • Subject Leads
  • Specialist Technicians

What you’ll learn

On this learning mentor apprenticeship, you’ll learn how to get the best from your peers and help them gain new skills. You’ll be trained in the development and delivery of interactive teaching and learning, as well as the provision of important information, advice and guidance (IAG). You’ll also understand your role in the safeguarding of vulnerable mentees.



  • Improve your skills and capabilities
  • Discover new competencies
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Open up new career opportunities

How you’ll learn

The programme combines specialist onsite delivery, workshops and directed learning – including virtual learning, masterclasses and workplace coach visits.

The modules you’ll study

  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Motivation and Delegation
  • Mentoring and Ethical Standards
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Developing Teaching and Learning Practice
  • Safeguarding
  • Managing Personal and Professional Development

How you’ll be assessed

At the end of the apprenticeship you’ll complete an end-point assessment – designed to check whether you’ve developed the required skills, knowledge and behaviours. This is conducted by an independent body to make sure it’s impartial. For this course, your end-point assessment organisation is TQUK.

You’ll complete an observation of practice, showcase examples of your education and training sector (ETS) practice and complete a professional discussion with an independent assessor.

Entry requirements

You’ll need to meet these requirements:

  • Level 2 English, Maths and ICT equivalent
  • Resident in the UK/EEA/EU for the last 3 years
  • Meet module requirements through a relevant job role

Career progression

After successfully completing this learning mentor course, you’ll be awarded the TQUK Level 3 Award in Education and Training, TQUK Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring, TQUK Level 2 Award in Information, Advice, and Guidance, and NCFE CACHE Level 1 Award in Safeguarding in a Learning Environment. There’s also the option to gain the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement.

With these qualifications you’ll enhance your employability – and you could move on to study the Level 4 Assessor Coach Apprenticeship, and potentially the Level 5 Learning and Skills Teacher Apprenticeship.

Let’s help you train

Contact us to find out more about how the course works and it’s like to complete learning mentor coaching with us.

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