Mentoring for the Workplace

Offered by Ngee Ann Poly (National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning)

Short Course / 2 days

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This training programme will help learners understand concepts and techniques for mentoring effectively at the workplace. Learners will understand the different roles and responsibilities of a mentor and a mentee, enabling the mentor to guide the mentee in developing skills, strategies and capabilities for future growth and development in the organisation. The programme will also highlight key policies and practices required to implement effective mentoring at work. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the benefits and challenges of workplace mentoring
  • Identify mentoring as workplace learning intervention
  • Use appropriate types and models of mentoring
  • Identify roles and responsibilities of mentors and mentees
  • Demonstrate the ability to use mentoring tools
  • Conduct the different phases of the mentoring process – Preparation, Negotiation, Enabling and Closing
  • Engage the mentee during the various phases using effective communications techniques
  • Align the mentoring journey and formulate a mentoring agreement
  • Establish the closure of the mentoring journey through the development of an action plan


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2 days / 16 hours
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery mode: TBC
Venue: TBC

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice

Lesson Plan

• Mentoring concepts and models
• Mentors and mentees: Roles and responsibilities
• Workplace mentoring: Implementation via toolkit (effective questioning, active listening, positive communications, goal setting)
• Assessment: Class participation and Mentoring Plan presentation


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass the required assessment.

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge is required.

Course Fees

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Total Programme Fee (inclusive of GST) $952.30
Singapore Permanent Resident (after 70% subsidy) $285.69
Singapore Citizen < 40 years old (after 70% subsidy)$285.69
Singapore Citizen > 40 years old (after 90% subsidy)$107.69
SME-Company Sponsored (Singapore Citizen & Singapore Permanent Resident) (after 90% subsidy)$107.69