“I have attended a number of sessions on media training in my time and I must say that this was the most effective and enjoyable. I have no reservations in recommending Mentor Training to anyone." John Hoskinson OBE, CEO, Milestones Trust
Presentation & Leadership Skills
"...It was a very supportive environment, with only our triumphs, not our disasters shared, and we practised and practised and practised. Each time, we felt less embarrassed, more competent and more confident."
Dr Jane Townson, CEO, Somerset Care
Mentor celebrates more than 20 years in media training, having built an international reputation as media, crisis and presentation specialists, since 1998.
All our consultants have a background in national journalism and broadcast media.
We work around the world and in the UK across the private, public and third sectors, including government departments, health, housing, education, FTSE100 corporate, leading brands, financial, transport and energy.
People say our courses are fun and among the best training they've ever had;
Our CPD accredited courses are tailored to the needs of each client, backed up by decades of experience across broadcast, social, print and reputation management. People tell us that our practical sessions are the best. They often go home knowing more about themselves and in a team-building way, can get to know their colleagues better too.
Our growing list of clients enjoy excellent support from our media coaching consultants based around the country, including London, the South and Westcountry, the Midlands and the North.
Why choose us?
- Comprehensive CPD accreditation across all of our courses.
- Our training is highly agile, with facilities in Bristol and London, or we can bring our mobile camera / audio kit to you.
- Practical exercises are conducted in a very realistic manner by experienced tutors, all of whom have a background in journalism or presentation training.
- A proven track record in turning apprehensive delegates into inspiring thought leaders. Our courses can feed in to your delegates' development goals and are bespoke to your needs.
- We use technological innovation and the latest techniques to make your experience authentic and memorable. We're one of the only media training companies capable of delivering an advanced television interview experience at your HQ. We also have access to working TV studios, where required.
- Our social media training is exceptional, having designed and built a secure social media training platform for crisis exercises, social media confidence building, messaging workshops and customer service training.
- Confidentiality is our trade mark, which has won our clients' trust over 20 years and thousands of delegates.
As a fast growing, Bristol and London based digital agency, we pride ourselves on being a one-stop shop for digital, training and creative solutions across video production, website development and digital marketing.
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A FEW OF OUR CLIENTS
Mentor has enjoyed a lengthy relationship with GWR, firstly through media training for middle managers.
This has developed into a fully integrated programme of training across crisis, media skills, social media and internal communications videos.
We are now rolling out a longer term programme, where staff can progress through their own continuing professional development, into expert ambassadors and commentators on behalf of the company.
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Universal Music Group
We've provided support and coaching for senior management in the run up to major events in 2017.
Mentor has worked with Bristol International Airport for many years, handling its exercise media simulation, media training and now a tranche of advanced social media resilience training.
Media Relations Manager Jacqui Mills explains why Bristol Airport chose to use Mentor for our social media crisis simulation training:
Mentor provided mock media interviews during the recruitment process for a very senior position
"We commissioned Mentor to conduct crisis media training for our executive team. Without exception, everyone found it extremely professional, challenging, useful and enjoyable. Dave brings the subject matter to life, drawing upon considerable knowledge and insight. I would highly recommend the team at Mentor."
Mark Lambert, Head of Communications and Marketing, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Mentor recently provided a seminar in reputation management for members of the press and communications team. We’ve also delivered presentation masterclasses for partners in Europe.