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The programme consists of 1 x 2 day module and 2 x 1 day modules.

Successful attendees will be entitled to enrol at “Member” level with the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning and will be able to use the letters MITOL after their name.

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Certificate in Coaching Skills

certificate in coaching 2Introduction

The Certificate in Coaching is a pragmatic coaching skills course which will provide you with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to enable you to become a successful coach.

This coaching skills qualification will enable you to gain entry into the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning as a full member.

Who Should Attend?

The Certificate in Coaching Skills is recommended for the following groups of people:

  • Line managers and team leaders who need to develop coaching skills as part of their core people management skills
  • Those with a full-time training, or learning and development role seeking to develop their coaching skills as part of their career development
  • Leaders and senior managers who are looking to develop their leadership coaching skills
  • Those entering management roles within the learning and development profession who seek to develop the unique roles within their new domain.

We can accommodate a maximum of 6 attendees with one facilitator on this coaching skills certificate programme. Alternatively, we can provide this qualification on a one to one basis.

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the programme, attendees will be able to:itol qualification

  • Plan, prepare, and run a series of coaching sessions
  • Use a range of approaches and coaching skills to support coaching clients
  • Apply the GROW model as a planning and coaching session framework
  • Contract for results and enable clients to develop SMART goals and realistic action plans
  • Apply the STAR technique to explore problematic situations
  • Apply the ABC Cognitive Behavioural Approach to help clients identify and move on from self-limiting beliefs
  • Apply effective questioning, active listening, rapport building, challenging and feedback skills to their practise coaching sessions
  • Develop their coaching style based on feedback, supervision and self-reflection

Success Criteria

In order to qualify for the award of a Certificate in Coaching, the participant must:

  • Fully attend the coaching skills programme
  • Achieve a minimum of 10 hours of coaching practise within agreed timescales
  • Maintain a coaching log that has been assessed as satisfactory by the programme facilitator
  • Demonstrate coaching skills during the programme that have been assessed as satisfactory by the programme facilitatorcertificate in coaching GROW
  • Complete a written assignment of approximately 2500 words
  • Achieve feedback from a coaching client and a co-supervisor which shows the attendee has implemented the learning from the programme to a satisfactory level

Programme Duration

The ITOL Certificate in Coaching consists of:

  • Four days consisting, one x 2 day module and two x 1 day modules of face-to-face training
  • An assignment of approximately 2500 words
  • A minimum of 10 hours coaching practise by each attendee
  • Completion and submission of coaching skills logs to include coaching client notes, front sheets, and reflection notes
  • Coaching client feedback by the end of the programme
  • Co-supervision write up by the start of Module 3
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