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Courses and qualifications run through Aspire Training Team based in Poole and Bournemouth.


Buddy a Colleague


Who is the course aimed at?

This course is ideal for those looking to develop their skills and understanding on how to support new and existing colleagues in the workplace.

About the course:

You will be taught both the theory and practical behind being a workplace buddy. To pass the course you will be observed in your workplace putting the theory into practice. You will also be able to develop your own leadership and people skills as well as develop the confidence of the people you buddy.

Covered within the Course:

The difference between a buddy and mentor, why we buddy and who makes a good buddy. Understand how to buddy a colleague – what is expected of a buddy, techniques to give feedback and techniques to establish rapport with a buddy. Plan to buddy a colleague – agree who needs to be buddied, setting SMART objectives and writing a plan. Support a buddied colleague carryout work activities including observational skills.

This course is part of Skills Support for the Workforce which we deliver on behalf of Serco. It is co-financed by the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency.

Length of course:

This course is 2 days + 1 observation conducted within your workplace. 

Course Dates: please contact me for dates


This course is delivered at Aspire Training Team Centre, 744 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH7 6BZ 

Contact details:

For further information, please email info@aspiretrainingteam.co.uk or call 01202 551 553.


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