ILM Level 5 Qualifications – Certificate & Diploma In Coaching and Mentoring

Who are these qualifications for?

The Level 5 Certificate & Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring are ideal qualifications for managers with significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their day-to-day role. They are also designed to develop learners planning to move into a development role or start a career as a freelance mentor or coach.

Benefits for Individuals

  • Get a critical understanding of the role and responsibilities of the workplace coach and mentor.
  • Deepen your understanding of how coaching and mentoring impact an organisation.
  • Be able to assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge.
  • 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.

Benefits for Employers

  • Ensure the managers you develop as coaches and mentors are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need.
  • Develop a coaching and mentoring culture in the organisation, so that managers are able to provide effective support for the development of others and improve their performance.

Qualifications Overview

Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Credit Value

Minimum 13 credits

Level 5 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring

Credit Value

Minimum 37 credits
The course is conducted over a 12 month period

Entry requirements
There are no formal academic entry requirements to undertake this programme.

Attendance
Your learning will be a combination of online material and tutorials augmented by case studies, self-directed research and a number of taught sessions in the form of study days. This method of learning allows for personalised, flexible study and the opportunity to work with your tutor and share experiences and ideas with fellow students.

Venue
Workshops will be held at Alexandra Park Conference Centre, Wroughton, Wiltshire.

We will conduct in-house courses on request

ILM Level 5 CERTIFICATE in Coaching and Mentoring

Module Credit Value Learning Outcome
Understanding the Skill, Principles and Practice of Effective Management Coaching and Mentoring 5 • Understand the purpose of coaching and mentoring within an organisational context.

• Understand the skills, behaviours, attitudes, beliefs and values of an effective coach or mentor.

• Understand the role of contracting and the process to effectively coach or mentor.

• Understand the principles of effective coaching or mentoring in practice and how to evaluate benefits.

Undertaking Management Coaching or Mentoring in the Workplace 5 • Be able to plan and prepare for management coaching or mentoring programmes based on identified development needs and goals.

• Be able to undertake and record at least twelve hours of formal coaching or mentoring activity with one or more clients.

• Be able to reflect and review own management coaching or mentoring practice.

Reviewing Own Ability as a Management Coach or Mentor 5 • Be able to assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach and mentor.

• Be able to critically review and reflect on the effectiveness of your own practice as a coach or mentor.

• Be able to demonstrate how you have developed and how you plan to develop in the future as a coach or mentor.

Total Credit value 15

ILM Level 5 DIPLOMA In Coaching and Mentoring

Module Credit Value Learning Outcome
Understanding the Skill, Principles and Practice of Effective Management Coaching and Mentoring 5 • Understand the purpose of coaching and mentoring within an organisational context.

• Understand the skills, behaviours, attitudes, beliefs and values of an effective coach or mentor.

• Understand the role of contracting and the process to effectively coach or mentor.

• Understand the principles of effective coaching or mentoring in practice and how to evaluate benefits.

Undertaking Management Coaching or Mentoring in the Workplace 5 • Be able to plan and prepare for management coaching or mentoring programmes based on identified development needs and goals.

• Be able to undertake and record at least twelve hours of formal coaching or mentoring activity with one or more clients.

• Be able to reflect and review own management coaching or mentoring practice.

Reviewing Own Ability as a Management Coach or Mentor 5 • Be able to assess your own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach and mentor.

• Be able to critically review and reflect on the effectiveness of your own practice as a coach or mentor.

• Be able to demonstrate how you have developed and how you plan to develop in the future as a coach or mentor.

Undertaking an Extended Period of Management Coaching or Mentoring in the Workplace 29 • Be able to plan and prepare management coaching or mentoring programmes based on identified developmental needs and goals.
• Be able to undertake and record at least 100 hours of formal coaching or mentoring activity.
• Be able to reflect and review own management coaching or mentoring practice.
• Be able to use supervision and reflective learning to develop and improve own management coaching or mentoring practice.
Total Credit value 44