Business and Management

Management: Effective Coaching (ILM) Certificate Level 3 Distance Learning

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course can be started at any time. The course will run for 12 months.

Entry requirements

  • Participants will be in a management role
  • There are no formal educational requirements, but learners should have a background that will enable them to benefit from the programme
  • GCSE Maths and English A to C (4 and above) grade (or equivalent) are desirable
  • All candidates will be interviewed before being accepted onto the programme

You will achieve

Level 3 Certificate in Effective Coaching (ILM)

Course overview

This qualification is for learners at all levels who want to develop their knowledge and skills in effective coaching within an organisational context. It is ideal for both new and existing coaches.

Course content

The course is ideal for individuals seeking to develop the tools, knowledge and confidence to coach people as part of their normal working role.

You will complete three mandatory units as part for the qualification, worth 13 credits.  These units are listed below:

  • Understanding good practice in coaching within an organisational context
  • Undertaking an extended period of coaching within an organisational context
  • Reflecting on coaching skills within an organisational context

Benefits for individuals

  • Know what it takes to be an effective coach
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of effective coaches
  • Learn a recognised coaching model, and the tools and techniques to support it
  • Put your new skills into practice and carry out supervised coaching sessions
  • Analyse coaching performance in order to improve own ability

Benefits for employers

  • Implement effective coaching to improve organisational performance
  • Ensure the individuals developed as coaches are equipped with the skills, knowledge and understanding they require
  • Enhance the coaching culture in your organisation by developing highly effective coaches

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Units are assessed through reflective accounts, assignments and collecting evidence that will be uploaded to your Eportfolio and reviewed by your Trainer.

You will need a computer with internet access.

In the workplace and/or at home

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

  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Effective Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring
  • ILM Level 3 Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 5 Certificate or Diploma in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

How much does the course cost?

The cost is £995. Full fee payable

Extra information

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

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Management: Effective Coaching (ILM) Certificate Level 3 Distance Learning

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