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 15 January 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Day 2 16 January 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Professional Practice Set & Assignment Tutorial 19 February 2024 09:30 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30
Day 3 12 March 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Day 4 18 April 2024 9:30 – 4:30
Professional Practice Set & Assignment Tutorial 15 May 2024 9:30 – 10:30
10:30 – 11:30


This qualification is for managers and those with significant responsibility for effective coaching and mentoring as part of their daily role within an organisational context. It is also ideal for individuals who wish to move into a development role or start a career as a freelance coach or mentor.  When you are registered on an ILM programme, you can, if you wish, activate student membership with the Institute of Leadership & Management to access a range of research documents and resources.  If you choose to activate it, this free TILM membership lasts while you are on the programme, until you are qualified. Details of TILM 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/23/877

Closing Date:  11 December 2023

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Jan 15 2024 - May 15 2024
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