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Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring (credit rated at SCQF level 8 Equivalent to Ofqual level 5)

Why take this course?

The Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is awarded by the Institute of Counselling. Each of the two modules within this diploma have been credit rated independently with 20 points each at SCQF Level 8 equivalent to Ofqual Level 5 (Second year BA/BSc level).

This course is likely to benefit someone with a particular interest or need in developing Coaching and Mentoring knowledge and skills.

Learning Method

On-line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: UE1000
Course Fee: £599.00 NOW £479.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £89.00 (0% APR), followed by 6 monthly payments of £65.00
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Course Content

In Module 1 Certificate in Coaching (CR300) the student will study and apply the following topics:
  • the meaning and practice of coaching
  • coaching relationships
  • coaching and the learning process
  • the GROW technique
  • coaching and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • attitude management
  • image management
  • the role of change
  • the role of core values
  • applying coaching skills in different settings
  • systems coaching and professional practice

In Module 2 Certificate in Mentoring (CR400) student will study and apply the following mentoring related topics:
  • introduction to mentoring
  • the benefits of mentoring
  • the tasks of mentoring
  • the mentoring process
  • setting SMART goals
  • the SMILE process
  • developing mentoring skills
  • Kolb’s Learning Cycle
  • mentoring in different types of setting
  • mentoring issues and accountability
  • mentoring practice and self-assessment

Materials supplied with this course
20 Lessons and 8 tutor marked assignments are supplied in PDF and Word format, supplemented with suggested background reading.

Linkages to other courses
Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring Course 1400 is non-accredited and therefore although covering similar issues does not have the same academic rigour to the on-going assessment. It may be more suitable for a student who already has a degree.

Accredited or CPD
Each of the two course modules is credit rated with 20 points at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc). These points may be used towards gaining a degree in a similar topic.

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