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In-house and one to one ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching

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If you know what you want please call Colin Graves (an ILM Level 7 qualified coach) now on 07881 636538 else read on….

The in-house or one to one   ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management from Iridium provides managers and professionals with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform as effective  coaches and mentors as part of their day to day role. It is run by Gill Graves a very experienced coach, mentor, supervisor and facilitator.  Gill is one of the UK’s most highly qualified coaches with an MA in Coaching and Mentoring and the EMCC Master Practitioner designation. Gill is also a qualified supervisor of coaches. The programme is highly interactive, fun and demands a very high level of participation both during workshops and between workshops.


Testimonials for this programme:

” I can highly recommend it for its quality. I found it useful not only to develop my coaching skills but it also gave me food for thought about using coaching techniques in my day to day management.”

“The trainer, Gill Graves, was excellent. Training does not always turn out to be good but this course certainly is.”

“The structure worked well – some information giving but a lot of trying out with colleagues. It came at a good pace and resulted in confidence and understanding growing quickly.”

“I really looked forward to attending the days and left feeling inspired.”

“Overall – the best course I have been on.”

This ILM Certificate in Coaching is made up of three core components:
1.The characteristics of effective coaching and the business case for coaching
2.Building of core skills for coaching and reflection on the ethical and moral issues involved
3.Planning and delivering at least 12 hours of coaching in line with organisational goals

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There are three work assignments, a work based plan for implementing a coaching programme, a coaching/mentoring diary and a reflective review. Our book ‘Coaching with Impact at Work‘  provides the core material for the course.

The programme is run either as an in-house programme or as a one to one programme over six days typically over a four to six month period. Each programme is bespoke and tailored to the individuals participating.




The outline of a typical programme for the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring in Management is:

ILM Level 5 Certificate in CoachingDay 1: Introduction to Coaching

Day 2: Core Coaching Skills

Day 3: Learning Styles and the GROW model

Day 4: Career Transitions and Work/Life balance coaching

Day 5: Coaching through Change and Challenging Conversations

Day 6: Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Once you have completed the ILM level 5 Certificate in Coaching there are the options of continuing study to achieve the Level 5 Diploma (this requires 100 hours of coaching) or the one to one or in-house Level 7 Certificate in Coaching. Supervision for coaches is also available.

Recommended coaching books can be found on our resources page.


Contact us now on 07881 636538 or via the contact us page