Community Tutoring in the Arts

Course Info

Suited For Organisations working with or training young people
Students or youth workers who would like to start leading arts activities with friends or fellow students
Accreditation Level 2

Course Description

This course offers a introduction to the skills needed to teach others, using the principles of community arts.

N.B. This course covers a range of art forms. For music-specific training see our Music Mentoring course

What will I learn?

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to the role and responsibilities of an arts mentor
  • What helps people learn
  • How to communicate clearly
  • Choosing and creating creative ideas
  • Boundaries, Confidentiality and Health and Safety


  • Individual Practice
  • Practical exercises and games
  • One-to-one teaching practice
  • Role Plays
  • Placements with experienced CMW tutors

What Will I Gain?

You will have the opportunity to submit a portfolio of evidence to be awarded a level 2 credit which can count towards further educational qualifications.

You can read further details on accreditation by visiting our Accreditation page.