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