Is this course right for me?

The Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is an 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.

Entry requirements:

All places are subject to satisfactory interview. There are no formal entry requirements, but participants should normally:

  • Hold a Level 4 management qualification, or possess equivalent professional experience
  • Have the support of their employers, with or without sponsorship
  • Have a sufficient level of Basic Skills, Literacy and Numeracy in order to benefit fully from the programme.


The course is delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Role play exercises
  • Quizzes
  • Presentations


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Work-based assignments
  • Reflective review


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

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