Course Title: Mentor in the workplace

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4277

Course Title: Mentor in the workplace

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

TCHE5746C

City Campus

TAFE

360T Education

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Paschal Somers

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4911

Course Contact Email: paschal.somers@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and develop a professional mentoring relationship with a learner, in particular an apprentice or trainee employed by, or undertaking work placement in, a workplace. It includes establishing the need for mentoring, developing a mentoring plan/framework, facilitating and monitoring the mentoring relationship, and evaluating the effectiveness of mentoring.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil requirements.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

TAEDEL404A Mentor in the workplace

Elements:

1. Develop a mentoring plan

2. Facilitate mentoring relationship

3. Monitor mentoring relationship

4. Evaluate effectiveness of mentoring


Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the learner to:

• prepare a mentoring plan between the mentor and learner that reflects the scope and substance expected within a plan prepared for a learner undertaking a contracted apprenticeship or traineeship
• be able to facilitate mentoring sessions
• provide information on sessions, including comments and notes from both mentor and learner.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment of this unit must demonstrate that you can prepare a mentoring plan, facilitate at least three mentoring sessions and provide information on those sessions.

You need to show that you have the skills and knowledge to:
- develop a mentoring plan
-facilitate a mentoring relationship
- monitor a mentoring relationship
-evaluate the effectiveness of the mentoring.

You must provide evidence that you have:
- the ability to prepare a mentoring plan between the mentor and learner that reflects the scope and substance expected within a plan prepared for a learner undertaking a contracted apprenticeship or traineeship
-facilitate at least three mentoring sessions
-provide information on sessions, including comments and notes from both mentor and learner.