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Mentoring for Leadership Train the Trainer Programme

About the Programme

This is a 'train the trainer' programme developed by the Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy and delivered in Yorkshire and the Humber for organisations wishing to develop mentoring capability.



The train the trainer programme helps organisations establish a sustainable resource to train mentors and those wishing to use mentoring skills. Participants should be facilitators or experienced coaches/mentors who are ready to take on a trainer role. Participants must be supported by an organisational commitment and a plan to deploy training.

Read more about the programme below, in Related Documents.

By the end of this programme participants will have:

  • The skills, knowledge and materials to deliver the one-day Mentoring for Leadership programme
  • The ability and support to adapt the programme to meet organisational needs
  • Support from a Yorkshire and the Humber Leadership Academy (YHLA) mentoring faculty for supervision and practice development
  • Access to the My E-Coach system, helping connect mentors and mentees in the wider region

A three-day train the trainer programme will take place on the following dates at The Cairn Hotel, Harrogate:

  • Day 1: 31 October 2016
  • Day 2: 7 November 2016
  • Day 3: 11 January 2017

Register for your free ticket here.

Please note: particpants must be able attend all three dates in order to successfully complete the programme.

Participants will be expected to develop and clarify commitment in their organisation to train and deploy leadership mentoring. This will involve working with an organisational sponsor.

The train the trainer programme is highly experiential, with emphasis on developing confidence and competence to deliver mentor training. Participants will be expected to deliver their first cohort of training between November 2016 and January 2017.

Deployment Commitment

To turn learning into practice that has an organisational impact, participants were be supported by an organisational commitment and plan to deliver mentor training following the train the trainer programme. Following training, participants delivered some training in the wider region. This was agreed with each individual to balance organisational commitments.

For further information contact:

Consultant Lead: Anthony Owens 

Programme Coordinator: Amanda Allen

This Page was last updated on: 26 October 2016