Coaching is now seen as an essential skill in the modern workplace environment. Coaching uses one-to-one conversations and guided questioning to unlock inner potential. Coaching helps individuals deal with change and find solutions to business problems using their own resources.

The ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring is an internationally recognised and respected qualification. It is ideal for individuals and managers with significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their 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.

The purpose of this training programme is to develop the capacity to coach others within a non-directive, non-judgemental framework. Training with Skills24 will enable participants to gain the confidence, skills and abilities to support others in their development and personal growth.

All ILM business coaching qualifications are vocational, which means that we focus on the practical application of skills in the workplace. Our assessments are designed to demonstrate the positive impact coaching and mentoring skills can have, allowing you to develop your skills as you learn through feedback and self-reflection.

On this course you will learn:

  • Use core management techniques to drive better results
  • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire
  • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management
  • Benchmark your managerial skills
  • Raise your profile in your organisation
  • Facilitating innovation and change
  • Managing yourself and personal skills
  • Build a culture of continued improvement, and lead people through change
  • And much, much more…

Impact for your employers:

  • Encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement
  • Engage middle managers with training and development – this qualification is designed to provide clear, measurable benefits to career-minded professionals
  • Customise this qualification to your development needs

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ILM Level 5 Certificate In Coaching & Mentoring:


ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching & Mentoring Course Content

The ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring with Skills24 Training is taught over three units:

  • ‘Understanding the skills, principles and practice of effective management coaching and mentoring’ aims to enable learners to understand the role and contribution of coaching and mentoring, and build a business case.
  • ‘Undertaking Management Coaching or Mentoring in the Workplace’ requires learners to demonstrate their ability to plan, deliver and review at least 12 hours of coaching and mentoring in the wo
  • ‘Reviewing own ability as a management coach or mentor’ aims to give learners the ability to critically review their own personal qualities, skills and competence.

This internationally-recognised qualification is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management, the UK’s leading awarding body for management training, so it will demonstrate conclusively to employers that you have the skills needed to excel in a senior coaching role.

This qualification is also ideal if you are looking at entering the exciting world of coaching – be it as a business coach or the field of life coaching and personal development.

How is this course assessed?

This course is assessed through written and presented assignments to demonstrate understanding and application of the principles of coaching and mentoring, personal practice and critical reflection of abilities. For the Level 5 Certificate you are required to plan, deliver and review at least 12 hours of coaching and mentoring. Skills24 will provide you with the all the support and guidance necessary to complete your coaching diary and assignments confidently and competently.

Course length:

This course is delivered over 4 consecutive days. We also offer a more flexible approach to training if necessary – allowing you to fit your learning around your busy schedule. Do not hesitate to contact us if you will like to discuss our flexible training options.

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