Level 7 Executive Coaching and Mentoring

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Develop your expertise and accredit your experience as a professional coach and mentor

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is designed for senior managers or HR/OD professionals who want to develop their expertise and credibility in the fields of coaching and mentoring, or to establish coaching on an organisational level. It’s also for professional coaches and mentors seeking to enhance and accredit their experience with a nationally recognised qualification.
Results for you
• Know how to review and build the context, strategy, culture and processes for coaching and mentoring at a senior and
   strategic level
• Understand and analyse different coaching and mentoring models and their impact
• Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of coaching and mentoring in an organisation
• Critically review your own communication skills, emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills and values, to assess your
   competence as a coach or mentor
• Plan, deliver and review coaching and mentoring contact with clients at a senior and strategic level
Impact for your employer

• Implement coaching in complex working environments or at a senior and strategic level in your organisation
• Ensure the your organisation’s coaches and mentors are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and
   ethical understanding they need
• Benchmark your organisation’s approach against the latest best practise
• Measurable impact from coaching and mentoring sessions carried out as part of this qualification
Focus on the skills you need

There are three mandatory units in this qualification, which you can take as either a Certificate or a Diploma level. The first unit, ‘Understanding the context of coaching and mentoring in a strategic business environment’ aims to enable you to critically review the role and contribution of coaching and mentoring at a senior level. The second unit, ‘Reviewing own ability as a management coach or mentor’ will give you the tools and techniques to review and improve your own practise, and understand how the client’s organisation culture and structure affects the coaching and mentoring relationship. For the Certificate, the third unit requires you demonstrate your ability to plan, deliver and review at least 20 hours of coaching and mentoring in your workplace. For the Diploma, that is extended to 100 hours of coaching and mentoring, and there is an added focus on assessing your work against best practise standards and benchmarks.

Full qualification details

Certificate

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

15 - 15
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 1 unit group. At least 1 hour of induction and at least 2 hours of tutorial support are required. Learners must attain a total of 15 credits.
Diploma

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

40 - 40
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

The qualification is structured into 1 unit group. At least 1 hour of induction and at least 2 hours of tutorial support are required. Learners must attain a total of 40 credits.

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