Business and Management

Management: Coaching and Mentoring in Management Certificate Level 5 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

There are various start dates throughout the year. It runs for 20 weeks. You will be required to attend classes one day per week.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal educational requirements but you should have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme.
  • GCSE Maths and English A to C grade are desirable.
  • All candidates will be interviewed before being accepted onto the programme.

You will achieve

Level 5 Certificate for Coaching and Mentoring in Management.

Course overview

We offer courses awarded by either CMI (Chartered Management Institute) or ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management)

The Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management 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. You will participate in lectures, group discussion, assessment and team exercises.

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 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

Benefits for employers:

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

Course content

There are three mandatory units in each qualification:

  • The first unit, ‘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.
  • The second unit, ‘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.
  • For the Certificate, the third unit requires learners to demonstrate their ability to plan, deliver and review at least 12 hours of coaching and mentoring in the workplace.


Units are assessed by assignment, coaching and mentoring diary and reflective review.

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, A4 ring binder file, extra wide dividers and clear plastic wallets.

Church Street Campus
Church Street
S70 2AN

This qualification will provide progression opportunities to other qualifications such as:

  • Level 5 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring
  • Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management

How much does the course cost?

£2,095  full fee payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Management: Coaching and Mentoring in Management Certificate Level 5 Part-time

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