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ILM Award in Effective Coaching (Level 3)

An ideal starting point for a career in coaching or for those in a job role where coaching skills are important, such as developing students, apprentices, colleagues or new employees in your organisation.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Teacher Training, Coaching and Mentoring
Adult and Community
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 15
Hours: 3.00
Start: 11/01/2022
Days/Times:
Tuition: £500
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/ilm-award-in-effective-coaching-level-3
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Course Information for Students

This qualification is designed for aspiring coaches seeking to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to coach people as part of their normal role.  It is an ideal starting point for a career in coaching or for those in a job role where coaching skills are important, such as developing students, apprentices, colleagues or new employees in your organisation.

Benefits include:

  • Learning about coaching as a powerful development tool
  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of an effective coach
  • Exploring different coaching models
  • Developing practical skills, tools and techniques to support these models
  • Putting your new skills into practice to carry out supervised coaching sessions
  • Analysing, assessing and planning to improve your own coaching

All applicants must attend a bespoke information session and informal interview to discuss their qualifications, experience, workplace role, motivation and aspirations.

You need evidence of:

  • A Level 2 English qualification (or screening at Level 2 if you do not have evidence of this)
  • Achievement of at least a full Level 3 qualification or a demonstration of the ability to work at Level 3 (e.g. through experience/job role)
  • Access to six hours coaching of employee(s) with supervision and support
  • The capacity to attend eight classroom-based learning sessions during the programme, take part in a minimum of two tutorials and engage in one workplace visit/observation.

Independent study will be a core element of your learning and achievement on this course.

This course introduces you to effective practice in workplace coaching, enabling you to develop skills, knowledge and professional behaviours holistically.  The specific units are:

  • Understanding Good Practice in Coaching within an Organisational Context
  • Undertaking Coaching within an Organisational Context
  • Reflecting on Coaching Skills within an Organisational Context

The course is delivered using a range of classroom-based learning activities and an observation of you in your own practice. 

This course will be delivered on-site.

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Assessment is through coursework and a range of assessment methods is used. These include observations of your practice, self-evaluation, reflective tasks, written assignments, individual and group presentations, and professional discussions.  All assessment methods have been designed to focus on skills specific to the professional coach, while incorporating key transferable skills.

All assessments require you to apply theory to your own practice and you are expected to engage with academic research and learning theory in a manner commensurate with higher-level study.

You could progress into a coaching or mentoring role in the workplace, including in an educational setting, or into a work-based teaching and learning role such as assessor-coach.  

This qualification may provide progression opportunities to other ILM qualifications such as the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring or in Leadership and Management.

For those delivering training or teaching, it can lead to teacher training, such as the PGCE (Level 7) or Certificate of Education (Level 5).

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Careers Advisers and Vocational Guidance Specialists

£22760

Careers Advisers and Vocational Guidance Specialists

Teaching Assistants

£15050

Teaching Assistants

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

£19024

Teaching and Other Educational Professionals n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:37 pm