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ILM L5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

Love Your Coaching
Course summary
5 days
1,750 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 20/04/2020 09:30 - Greater London
Course Dates
Greater London
20/04/2020 09:30  (English)
1,750 GBP
24/09/2020 09:30  (English)
1,750 GBP

Course description

ILM L5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

Ready to turn your informal coaching skills into something tangible, and become qualified?
Want to be able to hold powerful, supportive and challenging coaching conversations with colleagues?
Prepared to access coaching skills and use them as a key leadership approach?

The ILM level 5 certificate in coaching and mentoring, delivered by Love Your Coaching, is the place to achieve these goals. We run the ILM programmes for small groups, focussing on your current skills and developing them to a highly credible level.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for people who are new to coaching, but who are involved in some sort of leadership position or who regularly support people as part of their role.
It is also suitable for people who are keen to provide a supportive process to others, who enjoy helping people, who are interested in professional development.

Candidates on previous courses have included: HR and L/D managers, school leaders, freelance trainers and coaches, business owners, project managers, career changers, voluntary sector managers
(If you have some coaching experience and want to be considered for the ILM level 7 certificate in executive coaching and mentoring, we’ll be happy to talk with you about this, and assess your level)

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Professional qualification, the ILM Level 5 in effective Executive Coaching and Mentoring.The ILM is well known and well respected as a qualification authority in the UK, and offers qualifications in several areas (coaching, leadership, supervision….)

Training Course Content

DAY 1 Definitions and approaches Micro skills • Contracting between coach and coachee • Differentiating between mentoring, coaching, directive management • Coaching skills self-assessment • Key skills 1 – questions, listening, pausing • ILM assessment and study overview

DAY 2 Stages of the coaching conversation #1 coaching process (change) • Mapping stages of the coaching conversation • Listening – what are we listening for? • Selecting and contracting with coachees • Change coaching process – overview • Linking coaching sessions together

DAY 3 Deepening the coaching relationship and experience Linking to organisational needs • A coaching approach to mentoring • Longer term coaching relationships • Advanced questioning techniques • Introducing external materials and self- diagnostics into coaching • Identifying and overcoming barriers to coaching

DAY 4 Transforming our questioning #2 coaching process (focus) • Further question and listening approaches • Values and power in the coaching relationship • Focus and future coaching process – structure and practice

DAY 5 Assessment of your coaching Assignment paperwork • Review our coaching practice • Observed and assessed coaching session • Final preparation for the assignments

• Practice micro skills and/or coaching sessions • Time for writing part of assignment 1

POST DAY 5 • Tutorials and email support to focus on: • Continuing improvement in coaching skills • Preparation and submission of assignments

Why choose Love Your Coaching

Personalised learning experience

1400+ successful coachees trained

Trusted by leaders in all sectors

Continuing Studies

The Sustainable Coach:

We provide everything that is necessary for you to run a coaching business. Our programme includes:

  • How to design coaching services and packages, and how to price them
  • Finding clear routes to market, and having successful sales conversations
  • Developing a brand style and managing sustainable marketing activities
  • Linking your values to your services
  • Establishing and maintaining your visible credibility as a coach
  • Understanding which types of services you should buy in, and which you can learn to do yourself
  • All the infrastructure and administrative tasks and decisions needed for the business


Typically it takes between one and two years to establish a coaching business from a standing start. The first step generally is to learn the skills to coach well, and to get your qualification. Then comes the time to learn how to set up your coaching business. We encourage people to do it in that order, so that you have the coaching skills established before you start thinking about growing the business.

About provider

Love Your Coaching

Love Your Coaching

At Love Your Coaching, we work with individuals and organisations, using coaching as a powerful tool for change. Whether you want to learn to be an advanced level coach, start your coaching business or create a coaching culture in your...

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Love Your Coaching

Orchard Cottage
Westhumble Street
RH5 6BS Dorking Surrey

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Average rating 5

Based on 5 reviews

Greg J.
This was the best training I have ever been on, Charlie was engaging and enlightening throughout the course, and I went from having no idea what coaching really meant to being a fully-fledged coach with professional accreditation and a new focus on life and wellbeing. Greg Juckes
Emma F.
I completed the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring with Charlie in 2019 and I can’t rate the programme highly enough. Charlie’s expert knowledge, skill and energy for coaching is exemplary. He is a fantastic trainer and I enjoyed every minute of the programme. Without doubt the programme transformed my coaching skills and cement...
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Angela K.
I recently undertook ILM Coaching with Charlie -love your coaching. Charlies approach to supporting our group through the ILM certification was supportive and intuitive. He was always able to adapt to our needs with great patience and honesty. I personally found his style of facilitation a great support, leading me to understand the possibilitie...
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