Mentoring for success

An online education program designed in conjunction in the New Zealand Veterinary Association and Veterinary Council of New Zealand with the aim of supporting mentors and mentees to have successful mentorship partnerships.

 All year

 12 hours




This short self-directed online programme includes practical implementation activities specifically designed to support mentors and mentees.


  1. The mentoring framework: mentorship defined; responsibilities in mentorship; boundaries and professionalism.
  2. Understanding learning styles: understanding adult learning; understanding behaviour styles; understand motivators.
  3. Communication in mentoring: rapport building; communication skills; negotiating tension and disagreement.
  4. Solution focused mentoring (mentors only): practical coaching model; using action plans and one-page plans; record keeping.
Module completion

  1. Log on to
  2. Complete interactive content and review module Learning Guide
  3. Download Implementation Guide and complete activities
  4. Review module learnings


This course is available for free, thanks to NZVA's Industry Partners.


Once you have registered for the training you will receive an email from the NZVA team with the instructions to access the online course including a unique token number


Registration and enquiries
Ata Snow
Education and Events Coordinator
04 831 1385

Further information
Leanne Fecser
Programme Coordinator
04 495 1140

Industry Partners

This course is made possible by the support of the NZVA Diamond Industry Partners.