This intensive, highly practical workshop is based on more than 40 years of market leading practice and research and provides an introduction to Mentoring. It’s ideal for either businesses or individuals who want to become more effective in their role as a mentor or supporting mentoring relationships.

This is the first of three courses within our Mentoring Programme, leading onto Practitioner level, and Senior Practitioner level. It’s the first stage on the journey from  basic Mentoring of individuals, providing a solid foundation and toolkit to improve your effectiveness and the quality of the mentoring relationship.


Our programs are designed to be flexible in their delivery. Generally we offer programs in one of these formats:

  • 4 x 4-hour virtual sessions, plus some self-organised study.
  • 2-day virtual (or in person) programme, plus some self-organised study.
  • Classroom Group Practice & Practical application
  • Typical course size – 12 to 24 delegates
  • Individual & Group Reflection
  • Coursework: Reflective assignment


  • Provides a solid base for developing the skills and knowledge required for effective mentoring
  • Formal mentoring accreditation from EMCC Global
  • The opportunity to connect, network and co-learn with other mentors and support each other during the learning journey
  • 12 months free CCMI membership with full access to the Resource Library

A copy of the Programme brochure is available to download here. 


This programme is aimed at anyone, who wishes to become more effective in their role as a mentor:

  • Anyone wanting to take part in a formal mentoring programme
  • Anyone wanting to start their journey as a professional mentor
  • Anyone already engaged in a mentoring relationship looking to formalise their skill set
  • Mentoring programme managers wanting to have a solid foundation for their own practice
  • Executives and leaders, who wish to make a career change on retirement.
  • Mid-career managers and professionals, who wish to enhance their reputation as developers of talent.


  • At least 1 year in a role associated with  1-2-1 coaching/mentoring – which could be in the context of a management or leadership role.


  • Understanding the key roles and responsibilities of mentors and mentees
  • Deepening the mentoring conversations and evolving relationship
  • Develop and apply a toolkit of mentoring skills and techniques
  • How to continue their own learning journey as a mentor


    Our Mentoring Programmes are accredited by EMCC Global. Successful candidates will receive:

  • a certificate of accreditation from CCMI which you can use to claim 35 hours of CPD
  • automatic recommendation for the  European Individual Accreditation EIA (an individual  Coach / Mentor level award at Foundation level)  from EMCC Global

What some of our participants have said : 

  • “The sessions were incredibly insightful. The breakout sessions that facilitated conversations with co-participants were great”
  • “The material provided was professional, relevant and will help us in the future.. “
  • “Life changing!”

How our participants have scored the course :  

  • How would you rate the program overall? Current rating is  9.3 score  (1 – lowest, 10 – highest)