ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Vocational qualification

In Queensferry

£ 1,350 + VAT


  • Type

    Vocational qualification Level 5

  • Location

    Queensferry (Wales)

  • Start date

    Different dates available

The Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring is the ideal qualification for managers with significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their day-to-day role. It is also designed to develop learners planning to move into a development role or start a career as a freelance coach and mentor.



Start date

Queensferry (Flintshire/Sir Fflint)
Rowley's Drive, CH5 1PP

Start date

Different dates availableEnrolment now open
Different dates availableEnrolment now open

About this course

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.

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  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Communication Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Business Case
  • Coach Management
  • Workplace Coaching
  • Workplace Mentoring
  • Leadership
  • Team Leadership

Course programme

There are three mandatory units in this qualification:

The first unit, 8580-500 - ‘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.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the purpose of coaching and mentoring within an organisational context
  2. Understand the skills, behaviours, attitudes, beliefs and values of an effective coach or mentor
  3. Understand the role of contracting and the process to effectively coach or mentor
  4. Understand the principles of effective coaching or mentoring in practice and how to evaluate benefits

The second unit, 8580-503 ‘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.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be able to assess your own skills, behaviour and knowledge as a coach or mentor
  2. Be able to critically review and reflect on the effectiveness of your own practice as a coach or mentor
  3. Be able to demonstrate how you have developed and how you plan to develop in the future as a coach or mentor

The third unit 8580-501 'Undertaking Management Coaching or Mentoring in the Workplace' requires learners to demonstrate their ability to plan, deliver and review at least 12 hours of coaching and mentoring in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Be able to plan and prepare for management coaching or mentoring programmes based on identified developmental needs and goals
  2. Be able to undertake and record at least twelve hours of formal coaching or mentoring activity with one or more clients
  3. Be able to reflect and review own management coaching or mentoring practice


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

  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring
  • ILM Level 5 Award, Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 7 Certificate or Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring

ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

£ 1,350 + VAT