10 Young People now Trained as Peer Mentors & Peer Educators

September 2011 saw 10 young people embarke on a  3 month training programme with Manchester Active Voices to become Level 2 qualified Peer Mentors & Peer Educators.

All participants were trained in issues surrounding effective mentoring and good practice, facilitation planning, delivery techniques and safeguarding.

All 10 have now completed their training.

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“From the course I gained knowledge on how to effectively mentor and record my sessions, I also gained confidence in instructing a group and sharing my experience with them. I am now working as a Mentor thanks to this course and would strongly recommend it to anyone wanting to become a mentor.”




“The course has really helped me learn and shown me what I could do, the six weeks made me a different person and the organisation was good, the staff and the support was very good and professional.”




“The experience that I had here was like no other, its been good and I met a lot of new people and improved my team work, the qualification will help me to get a job.”




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