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  • Level: 3
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: 07 November 2024
  • Time: 5.00pm-8.00pm
  • Duration: 24 weeks (Thursdays)

About the course

If you're employed in a teaching, coaching, or mentoring role, this course is tailor-made for you. Our comprehensive programme is designed to equip learners with the essential coaching skills and knowledge needed to excel in guiding and mentoring others. Whether you're in education, sports coaching, or any field where mentorship is crucial, this qualification will empower you to make a lasting impact on your mentees. Join us on this course and become the mentor and coach you've always aspired to be.

Entry requirements

No prior qualifications or specific level of attainment are required. You must be occupationally competent in the vocational area in which you are providing coaching and mentoring.

How much does it cost?

The fee for this course is: £650

This course if free if you meet any one of the criteria below:

In receipt of benefits

Earns less than £20,319

First full level 3 qualification (aged 19-23 only)

This Level 3 course is part of Free Courses for Jobs initiative and is fully funded for eligible learnersClick here to check if you’re eligible.

Contact Us or call 01279 868100 to get the most up-to-date info on fees and the financial support that may be available.

Who is it suitable for?

The qualification is suitable for people who are teaching, coaching or training and/or who need to be able to coach and mentor individuals in a range of settings including on-the-job or in a training company, FE College, Adult Learning Service or a company’s internal training department.

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Why study?

This 24 week course will provide you with an understanding of coaching and mentoring models and theories. Gain practical skills to apply these concepts in real-world scenarios, enabling you to become a proficient coach and mentor.

Learn the art of planning and structuring coaching sessions, incorporating engaging activities and effective methods to establish a strong rapport with your coachee. 

Our course also emphasises the importance of confidentiality and data protection, and effective signposting when involving other parties in your coaching sessions.

This Level 3 qualification is designed to provide learners with the skills and knowledge to be able to appropriately coach and mentor other learners.

Where will this course take me?

Learners would typically be employed as Trainer/Assessors, Coaches and Tutors.

The qualification strengthens the employability of learners, and can, if already employed, lead to internal advancement or provide an entry point to new training/coaching roles.

TAQA Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance if Assessment Processes and Practice

Teacher Training Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

Core modules

  • Understanding mentoring
  • Mentoring Practice
  • Engaging Learners in the Learning and Development Process
  • Preparing for the Coaching Role
  • Coaching Skills

How will I be assessed?

Portfolio of Evidence

Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment


Professional Discussion/Vocational competence discussion

Will I have to provide anything?

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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