ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching

Who is it for?

The ILM Level 3 Certificate in Coaching is aimed at participants who will be significantly involved in workplace coaching, or as a freelancer. It will equip practicing and potential team leaders and first line managers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to perform effectively as workplace coaches as part of their normal work role and aims to support learners who are seeking to move into a developmental role within their organisation or as a freelance workplace coach.

The Programme (3 Days)

Three days of tutorial support (one month between each day) with a blend of guided learning, coaching practice and a final portfolio submission. Candidates are introduced to a range of coaching tools and techniques as well as reflective tools to encourage reflective practice. There are publications, assessment and learning questionnaires along with support material included in the programme. The 3 mandatory units of:

• Understanding good practice in workplace coaching
• Reflecting on workplace coaching skills
• Undertaking an extended period of supervised coaching in the workplace*

*Participants are required to undertake at least 36 hours of coaching for a deeper level of skill and experience.


ILM has an excellent track record of robust qualifications. Their assessment methodology is diligent and thorough. This level 3 qualification has three assessment methodologies all of which must be completed to the standards and satisfaction of the ILM Assessor and External Verifier.

• Workbased Assignment
• A Coaching Diary with records of coaching sessions and reflections
• A Personal Development Plan and Reflective Log

Academic Supervision

There are 2 telephone supervision sessions attached to the programme. These are designed to support the guided learning that the participants receive on the tutorials and to support the completion of the assessed elements.
The course is held at the Stirling Management Centre.

Course Dates

by arrangement, contact us on 01786 821272

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