Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

A more extensive qualification, this qualification gives a broader knowledge of coaching and mentoring skills, focussing 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 learners prior to or in employment who wish to broaden their knowledge of coaching and mentoring. Learners 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 line manager or senior leadership teacher.

Learning Objectives & Assessment

The course is made up of seven core modules:

  • Module One - Understand the principles of coaching and mentoring
  • Module Two - Understand the skills required of a coach
  • Module Three - Understand the skills required of a mentor
  • Module Four - Understand the impact of coaching on individual, team and organisational performance
  • Module Five - Be able to plan a coaching or mentoring programme
  • Module Six - Be able to deliver a coaching or mentoring programme
  • Module Seven - Be able to evaluate own coaching or mentoring practice

The qualification is assessed through a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates the learner has met the required assessment criteria. All learners are expected to prove both their theoretical and practical knowledge within their portfolio of evidence.

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

Delivery Price
Online £995 +VAT
Classroom based £1395 +VAT

We can also train groups in house for as little as £8370 +VAT for up to 6 people.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you would like a more tailored solution.


This course is designed for individuals who would like to start supervising coaching and mentoring or for those who are already supervising coaching and mentoring but need a nationally recognised qualification for their career development.

The course can also be completed via distance learning anywhere across the UK


Learners will achieve the nationally recognised RQF approved Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring.

The aim is to give learners the confidence and knowledge to Supervise Coaches or Mentors. By the end of the course learners will understand how to supervise effectively within a coaching or mentoring environment.


Successful learners can progress to other coaching, mentoring qualifications such as:

  • Level 7 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring

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