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Course: The FA Developing Coaches through Mentoring Course
Minimum age: Learners must be at least 16 years of age
Course Duration: Six hours
Course pre-requisites: Demonstrate a depth of knowledge and experience of coaching players
Who is it for: Coaches providing support to other Football Coaches in a mentoring capacity.
Course aims and objectives: This course is designed to support those who wish to develop their mentoring skills, to understand the role of the mentor, to develop the interpersonal skills required to become an effective mentor as well as developing reflection as a learning tool. It supports participants to develop skills in a safe and positive environment.
Course Content: Through completion the learner will:
◾Understanding the role of the Mentor and principles of effective mentoring
◾Understanding and appreciating the required interpersonal skills of the Mentor
◾Exploring strategies for mentoring
◾Demonstrating the ability to use core mentoring interpersonal skills, observation, giving accurate feedback, active listening, questioning and reflection.
◾Understanding mentoring assessment, feedback, and goal setting processes
◾Considering the importance of reflection as a tool for learning
◾Exploring CPD and reflective Action Planning opportunities for Mentors to consider their future development
Assessment: There is no formal assessment; the progress of learners is monitored through the group activities and discussions.
Equality: FA Education ensures that it treats people fairly and with respect. It provides access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, its activities in an atmosphere free from harassment, bullying, discrimination or abuse. FA Education will seek to provide a service that is appropriate to the needs of an individual and to make reasonable adjustments or provide support, where appropriate, to cater for those needs.
Dates: Monday 8th & 15th June 2020
Time: 6.300pm - 9.30pm
Venue: AFA, Unit 3, 7 Wenlock Road, London N1 7SL
When enrolling on a course, if candidates are under 18 years of age, parental consent will need to be provided and sent to the Workforce Development Officer on email@example.com. If parental consent is not given, the learner will not be able to attend the course.
For a copy of the Parental Consent Form, please click the link to find the form - http://www.amateur-fa.com/coaches/development-and-courses
If you suffer from a condition that you believe may affect your involvement on a course on either the practical or theoretical elements, please notify us immediately of any support you may require and we will make every effort to ensure that you are supported throughout the course of delivery and given every opportunity to successfully attain the relevant course award.
Please note - All Courses will be conducted in English and therefore candidates are required to be able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing).
Please read a copy of our full terms & conditions and coaching policies & procedures on our website - http://www.amateur-fa.com/coaches/development-and-courses
By enrolling on the course you are confirming that you have read and understood the terms and conditions and our policy and procedures.
If you have any questions regarding the Developing the Coaches Through Mentoring Course please email Samantha on firstname.lastname@example.org
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