The qualifications covered are:
- CMI Level 3 Award in Coaching & Mentoring (QCF)
- CMI Level 3 Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring (QCF)
- CMI Level 3 Diploma Coaching & Mentoring (QCF)
Whether you are just starting out in management or are at the top of your game with the responsibility to implement an organisation-wide policy, our Coaching and Mentoring qualifications will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to get the very best of your team.
These qualifications are designed for supervisors and first line managers to support the development of coaching and mentoring skills and techniques of individuals, teams and achieve objectives.
Each qualification is summarised below with the corresponding UK and International fee, inclusive of VAT, tuition, course materials and registration with the awarding body. Further supplementary programme information is provided towards the end of the page, and in the FAQ.
Course fees can be paid in full directly via the secure payment option next to the qualification to be studied. For alternative payment methods, including monthly payment plans, see our FAQ.
The Level 3 Award in Coaching and Mentoring will introduce you to the principles, skills and impact of coaching and mentoring and will develop your skills in coaching and mentoring for individual and team needs.
A more extensive qualification, the Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring gives you a broader knowledge of coaching and mentoring skills, focussing on coaching and mentoring relationships, operational processes and evaluation techniques.
The Level 3 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is designed for supervisors and first line managers. It builds on the learning gained in the Certificate and introduces organisational culture, values and behaviour while developing your skills in managing team dynamics and equality and diversity.
- Coaching and mentoring for individual and team needs
- Principles, skills and impact of coaching and mentoring
- Introducing organisational culture, values and behaviours
- Managing team dynamics
- Completing the coaching and mentoring process
The length of time varies depending upon the time you can commit to studying. A basic guide:
Award: 6 – 8 weeks
Certificate: 18 – 24 weeks
Diploma: 12 – 18 months
Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by ET&C. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.
Qualifications at QCF Level 3 portray practical skills and competences that are rated in academic terms as being comparable to GCE AS/A Levels.
These qualifications can be offered to individuals from age 16. There are no specific entry requirements for these qualifications, but ET&C must ensure that individuals admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.
On successful completion of a Level 3 qualification in Coaching and Mentoring, a number of progression opportunities become available:
- Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
- Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 3 Award to Level 3 Certificate etc.)
- Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 3 Certificate to Level 5 Certificate)
Please also see our portfolio of qualifications.
CMI Course Testimonial
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