Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring (ILM)

Course Duration:

  • Attendance at 4 training days (delivered remotely)
  • Attendance at 2 group supervision sessions and 2 assignment tutorials
  • Participation in up to 3 hours one-to-one supervision sessions
  • Completion of 18 hours of coaching with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 coaches
  • Completion of the 3 qualification assignments

Available for groups as an in-house course


Day 1 16 January 2025 9:30 – 4:30
Day 2 17 January 2025 9:30 – 4:30
 Assignment Tutorial
Group Supervision
4 March 2025 09:30 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30
Day 3 25 March 2025 9:30 – 4:30
Day 4 30 April 2025 9:30 – 4:30
 Assignment Tutorial
Group Supervision
15 May 2025 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.


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


  • Be able to assess your own skills, knowledge and behaviours as a coach and mentor
  • Know how to manage the coaching or mentoring process within an organisational context
  • Deepen your understanding of how the organisational context can affect coaching or mentoring
  • Plan, deliver and review your coaching and mentoring
  • Plan your future development in coaching or mentoring

How is it assessed?

It is assessed through completion of 3 assignments:

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


£1716 plus VAT for member organisations
£2226 plus VAT for non-member organisations

How to apply:

Please use the Booking form to enrol for this course.

Course Ref:  CP/24/506

Closing Date:  5 December 2024

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Jan 16 2025 - May 15 2025
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