Level 3 Award in Effective Mentoring (ILM)

Course Duration:

  • Attendance at 2 training days (delivered remotely)
  • Attendance at 1 group supervision session and 1 assignment tutorial
  • Participation in up to 2 hours of one-to-one supervision sessions
  • Completion of 6 hours of coaching with a maximum of 2 coaches
  • Completion of the 3 qualification assignments

Available for groups as an in-house course


Day 1 12 July 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Day 2 15 July 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Assignment Tutorial
Group Supervision
10 September 2024 9:30 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30


This qualification is for those wishing to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively coach or mentor people within an organisational context. It is also an ideal qualification for those who wish to commence a career in coaching or mentoring. When you are registered on an ILM programme, you can, if you wish, activate student membership with the Institute of Leadership to access a range of research documents and resources. If you choose to activate it, this free IoL membership lasts while you are on the programme, until you are qualified. Details of IoL membership can be found here.  ILM learners are also entitled to a 25% discounted membership with EMCC whilst on any ILM coaching and mentoring qualification programme. Visit the EMCC UK website for more information.

This qualification is also available for coaches (Level 3 Award in Effective Coaching)


Our popular mentoring qualifications are delivered remotely.  You will attend live and interactive sessions with a focus on engagement and support


  • What it takes to be an effective mentor
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of effective mentors
  • How to manage mentoring processes using recognised models
  • Put your mentoring skills into practice by carrying out supervised mentoring sessions
  • Analysing your mentoring performance in order to improve own ability

How is it assessed?

It is assessed through completion of 3 assignments:

  1. an essay-style assignment focusing on your understanding of mentoring principles and practices
  2. an evidence-style assignment using practice evidence from your mentoring practice
  3. an evidence-style assignment reflecting and reviewing your mentoring practice


£682 plus VAT for member organisations
£823 plus VAT for non-member organisations

How to apply:

Please use the Application Form to enrol for the qualification

Course Ref:  CP/24/503

Closing Date: 31 May 2024

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Jul 12 2024 - Sep 10 2024
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