ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

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3 October 2019 - 10:00am to 24 October 2019 - 4:00pm

This very popular coaching and mentoring qualification has been designed to give managers of any level a solid foundation in management coaching and mentoring. A skilled coach or mentor is an invaluable asset to any organisation. As well as increasing confidence and motivation, ILM’s coaching and mentoring qualifications improve management performance, conflict resolution and communication and interpersonal skills. There are three assignments to complete and most learners complete the qualification within three to six months. A skills practice session will support you with practical coaching skills.

ILM's latest research has found that coaching and mentoring can positively impact the workplace in a variety of ways:

  • Stronger teams; Support for talented employees; Improved ability to align to the organisation’s culture and ethos with employees’; A more inclusive culture; Improved employee satisfaction scores and Improved staff retention. 
  • For this qualification learners are required to evidence 17 hours of coaching and/or mentoring practice.

The understanding element of the qualification comprises the following elements:

  • Understanding Coaching
  • The Manager as Coach
  • Coaching Skills for Managers
  • Coaching and Performance
  • Identifying Coaching Needs
  • Providing Career Guidance
  • Developing a coaching program
  • The Manager as Mentor
  • The GROW Model of Coaching
  • The Outcomes Coaching Model
  • Making the Business Case for Coaching
  • Selecting a Management Coach
  • Overcoming Barriers to Coaching
  • Evaluating Coaching Outcomes

The skills practice session held as part of the learning on 9th October will help you learn or improve practical coaching skills.

Significant dates:

  • Please contact Roisin Kelly directly for further information about assessment requirements
  • Training days from 10am-4pm:  3rd, 9th and 24th October 
  • Support from NICVA will be ongoing with one to one tutorials agreed with each learner attending all the sessions

Please note, this course is aimed at those working in the voluntary and community sector in NI.

£500 members; £700 non members

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