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Mentoring for the Workplace

Topic:Others, Professional Development & Leadership

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    06 May 2024 to 07 May 2024
    06 May 2024 to 07 May 2024
    11 Sep 2024 to 12 Sep 2024
  • Registration Period:

    02 Apr 2024 to 30 Apr 2024
    23 Feb 2024 to 06 Apr 2024
    02 Apr 2024 to 11 Aug 2024
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 08:00 AM,
    Monday & Tuesday (9.00am to 6.00pm)
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is a new run.

Course Objective

Mentoring is essential. Having a mentor benefits every staff, and ultimately, the organisation. As mentees and mentors become more engaged, work productivity increases, and company culture may also improve.

This course will train participants on how to guide their staff in developing skills, strategies and capabilities for future growth and development, as well as to build their teams through mentoring.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Describe the benefits and challenges of workplace mentoring
2. Identify mentoring as workplace learning intervention
3. Use appropriate types and models of mentoring 
4. Identify roles and responsibilities of mentors and mentees
5. Deploy the different mentoring tools 
6. Conduct the different phases of the mentoring process – Preparation, Negotiation, Enabling and Closing
7. Engage the mentee during the preparation phase using the initial conversation 
8. Align the mentoring journey during the negotiation phase through formulating the mentoring agreement, setting the ground rules 
9. Facilitate the enabling phase by planning ongoing conversation
10. Establish the closure of the mentoring journey through development of action plan

Topics to be covered

1. Mentoring Concepts & Models
2. Mentors & Mentees: Roles and responsibilities
3. Workplace Mentoring: Implementation via Toolkit

Minimum Requirements

Basic English Proficiency

Certification / Accreditation

  • Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
    A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate
  • Certificate of Completion (electronic Certificate will be issued)
    A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Learning and Development Department, and Team leaders / Managers of functional departments who would like to implement Workplace Learning

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $801.00 $24.03 $113.03
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $623.00 $24.03 $291.03
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $623.00 $24.03 $291.03
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $801.00 $24.03 $113.03
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $80.10 $970.10

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

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Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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