Business and Management

Professional Workplace Coaching Level 3 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course commences in September , dates and times to be confirmed. It will run for 20 weeks.

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 grade are desirable.
  • All candidates will be interviewed before being accepted onto the programme.

You will achieve

Level 3 Certificate in Coaching.

Course overview

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

The Certificate in Coaching is designed for people in their first management roles, including team leaders and first-line managers.

Course content

You will be required to attend classes one day a week.

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 participate in lectures, group discussion, assessment, and team exercises.

There are three mandatory units in the qualification:

  • ‘Understanding good practice in workplace coaching’ covers the role of coaching, basic coaching processes and the abilities and qualities individuals need to be a good coach.
  • ‘Reflecting on workplace coaching skills’ will give you the tools to analyse and improve their own performance as a coach.
  • ‘Undertaking an extended period of coaching in the workplace’ requires you to plan and carry out at least 36 hours of coaching, with supervision and support.

Benefits for individuals:

  • Know what it takes to be an effective coach in your workplace
  • Understand how coaching works – learn a coaching model, and the tools and techniques to support it
  • Put your new skills into practice in your job – carry out supervised coaching sessions
  • Analyse, assess and plan to improve your own coaching ability

Benefits for employers:

  • Implement coaching to improve performance in your organisation
  • Ensure the managers you develop as coaches are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need
  • Develop a coaching culture in your organisation by developing your managers as truly effective coaches




Units are assessed by assignment, coaching 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:

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

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £995 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

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.

Professional Workplace Coaching Level 3 Part-time

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