Leadership, Management and Business Skills training from QA

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and mentoring is a powerful enabler of organisational performance improvement. QA's coaching and mentoring experts encourage the development of a wide range of approaches to equip the coach to work in a way that is skilful, authentic and most effective.

Comparison of Key Courses and Qualifications

ILM Level 3 Award

Technical IT
  • 5 workshop days
  • 25 weeks duration
  • Minimum 6 hours coaching
  • Self study - reflection notes
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ILM Level 5 Certificate

Business Skills
  • 8 workshop days
  • 43 weeks duration
  • Minimum 18 hours coaching
  • Self study - 3 assignments
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QA/OCM Certificate

Business Applications
  • Foundation level
  • 1 workshop day
  • 6 hours phone supervision
  • 25 weeks duration
  • Minimum 20 hours coaching
  • Self study - 6 reflection notes
  • 180 feedback
  • Personal learning plan
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All Courses and Qualifications

ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

8 Days

QA/OCM Foundation Certificate in Coach-Mentoring

1 Day

Benefits of Qualification

A CIPD study in 2004 found that 99% of 500 respondents agree that coaching can:

  1. Increase awareness of resources
  2. Produce enhanced ROI
felt that coaching and mentoring are key to transferring new skills
agreed that coaching and mentoring can positively impact the bottom line
agreed that it was an effective way to embed learning in the business

Coaching blogs

Read more about the latest in coaching and mentoring from our expert trainers

Why a mentor can be key to your professional development

Why a mentor can be key to your professional development

Mentors can act as ‘role models’, offering their guidance about job expectations, career planning and professional development. We discuss the benefits of having a mentor or coach and how do you figure out which one is right for you. Read the full article

Management and leadership skills

Stop the 'cosy conversations' and get results!

QA expert spills the beans on how coach-mentoring can help issues such as low staff engagement or career development and get results. Read the full article

the importance of a personal development plan

The importance of a personal development plan

This latest blog discusses the importance of a personal development plan and what you need to do to create one. Read the full article

To coach or not to coach?

Surely everyone is capable of being successful if they’re coached? The fact is, everyone isn’t. Read the full article

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