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ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

  • CAMPUS
    Tonbridge
  • FT/PT/EVE
    Evening
  • DURATION
    1 Year
  • AWARDING BODY
    City & Guilds of London Institute
This part-time course is delivered at West Kent College over one year and is a mix of taught sessions and supervised practice. It will develop your skills as a confident, well practised coach and mentor. This course is ideal if you are a manager with significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of your day-to-day role. It will also support you if you are planning to move into a development role in your organisation or start a career as a freelance coach and mentor.

• Interactive and dynamic sessions which focus on both theory and coaching and mentoring practice.
• Individual tutorials
• Course work assignment and developmental coaching diary with refection on own skills and abilities as a coach

On studying this programme you will:

• Get a critical understanding of the role and responsibilities of the workplace coach and mentor
• Deepen your understanding of how coaching and mentoring can impact an organisation
• Be able to assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach and mentor
• Provide evidence of your own development as a coach and mentor through the qualification
• Plan your further development
• Plan, deliver and review coaching and mentoring in your organisation

The course will support you if you are already in or are planning to move into a development role in your organisation or start a career as a freelance coach and mentor.

There are three mandatory units in this qualification, the unit available are:

• 8588-500: Understanding the Skills, Principles and Practice of Effective Coaching and Mentoring within an Organisational Context
• 8588-501: Undertaking Effective Coaching or Mentoring within an Organisational Context
• 8588-502: Understaking an Extended Period of Effective Coaching or Mentoring within an Organisational Context
• 8588-503: Reviewing Own Ability as a Coach or Mentor within an Organisational Context

£1500

There are no formal academic requirements. However, a good level of English (e.g. GCSE, L2 Functional Skills) is required to undertake the written and practical assessments.