Course Overview

Course Qualification ILM Level 7 Certificate or  Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring
Awarding Body Institute of Learning & Management
Professional Recognition 15 QCF credits – Certificate
40 QCF credits – Diploma
This ILM qualification is  comparable to:-
Postgraduate certificate, diplomas and Masters degrees, BTEC Advanced Professional Diplomas, Certificates and Awards
Entry Requirements The course is aimed at senior leaders, HR/OD consultants and professional coaches, who want to accredit their coaching and mentoring with a nationally recognised qualification.
Assessment •    Written based assignment
•    Coaching diary demonstrating hours & reflection on practice
•    Personal reflection reviewing own ability as a coach/mentor
Duration 8 months

Who are the qualifications for:-

The ILM Level 7 Certificate for Executive Coaching and Mentoring is for Senior Leaders or HRD/OD Consultants and Coaching Professionals who want to develop their expertise and credibility in the fields of coaching and mentoring by gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

Aim of the programme

The aim of this programme is to develop advanced skills of Coaching and Mentoring within a non-directive, non-judgemental framework. This will be achieved through critically reviewing the role and contribution of Coaching and Mentoring at a senior level to individuals and organisations.

Programme Support

Our qualifications adopt a blended learning approach that includes a range of activities which include:-

  • 5 Days of taught input Classroom Training (1+2+2).
  • Distance Learning Activities – Workbook and Guided Reading (A Core text is supplied to support these activities).
  • One to One telephone Coaching
  • Peer Coaching.
  • Coaching Supervision/Observed Coaching.
  • Assessment Teleseminar – offering guidance on how to complete the assessed work.
  • Unlimited telephone and email access to your Coach/Mentor throughout the duration of the programme.
  • Free 6 month ILM Membership and EMCC membership where you can access latest thinking and resources.

Throughout the programme you will be fully supported by an accredited Coach Mentor providing you with all the support and guidance you will need to gain your qualification.


ILM Level 7 Diploma for Professional Management Coaches and Mentors

Participants can access the Diploma directly by completing the same units as the Certificate. The only changes would be in the third unit which requires learners to demonstrate their ability to plan, deliver and review at least 100 hours of coaching and mentoring instead of 20 hours. There will also be an added focus on using supervision and reflective review to develop individual practice.

How to Apply

For more information please complete the online enquiry form.

Alternatively please contact us directly on +44 (0)845 051 0950 for a free consultation.

All qualification programmes fees are available on request

Looking for an in-house programme?

Currently this programme, ILM Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching and Mentoring is available in-house for a minimum of 6 delegates or as an Open Access Programme.