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This Introduction to Tutoring course is intended for people who wish to progress into a job in the tutoring, support and guidance sector within education. It is intended to be a ’Hands-on’ practical exploration of the role and responsibilities of a personal tutor.

Entry requirements

No previous experience of tutoring or pastoral support is required, however your focus should be on an intention to move into a tutoring role in the future.

Course content

This introductory course will be ‘hands on’ and will cover aspects such as:
• The theory and practice of the guidance and tutoring role
• Individual learning plans
• Action planning and target setting in 1:1 situations
• The professional values and practice necessary for effective guidance
• The ethical and legal dimensions of the personal tutor role

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course. You will receive a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ on completion.

Further study and career options

On completion of this course you could move on to the University of Bedfordshire Tutoring, Guidance & Support Level 5 Certificate.

Course information & how to book

Select the 'Enrol' button to book on to this course online. Please note: after registering you will be taken to the payment page where you will need to pay for your course.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)LocationCourse Code
3 days 29/08/2017 Tue, Wed, Thu 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Cauldwell Street E2032 Pay & Enrol

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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