Coaching for Education Programmes

What is the Coaching for Education Programme?

Coaching is a vital but often overlooked, value building, skill for leaders. Coaching promotes learning and builds the capacity for change in schools as teachers learn with and from one another.

Learning involves teaching and sharing knowledge by doing things together with others, however, we are also required to empower our classroom to become independent learners.

Coaching for Education is a great programme for inspiring teachers, trainers and tutors working in schools, academies, further education, adult and community learning or work-based training. Designed to meet the needs of the individual learner, the teacher, support staff and your school or college.

Our Programme

The Coaching for Education Programme covers three distinctive areas:

Learner Mentor is designed to support learners who experience difficulties with their learning. Mentors work closely with individuals who are struggling with social, emotional or behavioural problems that affect their ability to learn.

Classroom Coach is designed to develop coaching skills involving communication techniques to actively listen, provide feedback and to engage and motivate learners in planning their individualised learning programme. These skills are integral to assessing learners’ knowledge and competence in the classroom.

Teacher Coach is designed to support Recently Qualified Teachers (RQT), Newly Qualified (NQT) and returning experienced Teaching Practitioners who request or require professional development.

Accredited Qualifications

Upon completion of the programme the Student Teacher / Learner will achieve the following, either;

Level 3 - Award in Coaching & Mentoring

This qualification is designed to enhance the principles, skills and impact of coaching and mentoring and will develop expertise in coaching and mentoring within the classroom. This will support Teachers in understanding coaching and mentoring and the skills and knowledge required to be a Teacher Coach. It is suitable for Teachers who wish to develop their understanding of coaching and mentoring. Teachers may be already working in a classroom or support role or may use the qualification as part of progression to a role such as NQT/RQT Mentor, Teacher Coach or Teacher Trainer.

Level 5 - Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring

A more extensive qualification, this qualification gives a broader knowledge of coaching and mentoring skills, focusing on coaching and mentoring relationships, operational processes and evaluation techniques. This will support learners in the development of both their theoretical and practical knowledge in coaching and mentoring, and reflective practice required to be an effective supervisor of coaches or mentors. It is suitable for Teachers who wish to broaden their knowledge of coaching and mentoring. Teachers may be already working in a supervisory role or leadership role or may use the qualification as part of progression to a role such as head of department or senior leadership teacher.

Next Programme

We deliver our Coaching for Education Programme four times a year - January, April, July and October. All of our live virtual classroom sessions are held weekly for five weeks, starting on the dates below.

  • January - Induction: Friday 21st January 2022
  • April - Induction: Friday 22nd April 2022
  • July - Induction: Friday 22nd July 2022
  • October - Induction: Friday 21st October 2022

Entry requirements

Learners must be at least 18 years of age at certification There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Delivery & Prices

Level 3 - Award in Coaching & Mentoring
£745 +VAT
Level 5 - Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring
£1395 +VAT

We can also train groups in house for as little as £3725 +VAT for up to 5 people.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you would like a more tailored solution.


This programme is designed for school groups who would like to start coaching and mentoring within their School, Academy or College, or for those who are already coaching and mentoring but need a nationally recognised qualification for their career development.

Individual Learners

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This programme can also be completed via distance learning anywhere across the UK

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