ILM Level 5 Diploma in Effective Coaching and Mentoring

Investment - £4000

This is a comprehensive course that equips you to coach or mentor people at all levels of an organisation or as a self employed coach. It is accredited with the EMCC at Practitioner level and is also ICF accredited. 

Secure your place below, payment plans are available if you're self funding. Please keep reading for full details of the course.


This course is for you if.....

You want to become a freelance coach or mentor

You want to build coaching into your current role/career

A significant portion of your role involves coaching or mentoring people 

You work in HR, Change, OD, Careers Guidance, Communication/PR or leadership

You want a globally recognised qualification and coaching accreditation to support your career growth

Level 5 Diploma at a glance:

This qualification is delivered online through interactive online lessons, supported by a learning portal of pre-recorded lessons and video demonstrations

  • 54 Hours of Coaching Practice supporting 4-9 coachees
  • 2 Assignments plus 1 portfolio of your coaching practice
  • 3 Hours of Coaching Supervision
  • Take part in a coaching duo/triad to support your learning, meaning that you will receive coaching from one of your peer delegates
  • Tutor support
  • 6 months access to the Business Lounge, our community for coaches growing and developing their businesses
  • Accredited with the ICF and EMCC at Practitioner level and is a globally recognised ILM qualification
  • Average time to complete the qualification: 12-18 months
  • Lots of fun and a chance to build a network of new peers
  • This is a deep transformational learning journey for you personally and professionally
  • Places are limited. Courses do tend to sell out so early booking is advised.
  • We have several intakes a year, varying from intensive, to semi intensive and weekly sessions. Please see below for details. 

What you can expect....

This course is delivered via blended learning. Each week you will watch a pre recorded video, read downloadable resources and then join us on a live call where you will practice and discuss what you have learned with your peer delegates.

We join you on the live calls to review the core content, answer questions, offer feedback, share examples and role model the techniques. 

This course will challenge you and take you out of your comfort zone. You will also be highly supported throughout your qualification by your facilitators who will support you through every step to successfully achieve your qualification. 

Our next available course starts in January 2024

Places are limited and courses tend to sell out. Early booking is advised. Our last programme sold out months in advance. Please see below for available programmes. 










On this course you'll learn...

  • What coaching is, the benefits, barriers and obstacles to coaching as well as the differences between coaching and other professions
  • The role and responsibilities of a coach, plus the skills required of an effective coach
  • Learning styles and diagnostics and how to use them in coaching
  • Coaching models including GROW and CLEAR, including coaching case studies
  • How to effectively contract with clients and client organisations
  • The role of confidentiality and ethics in your coaching practice
  • How to plan, conduct and evaluate your coaching and mentoring engagements at the individual and organisation level
  • How to elicit and use values in coaching to help your clients achieve their goals
  • How to identify, challenge and change beliefs to support your clients with lasting, sustainable change
  • How to use extensive tools across a range of coaching methodologies including TA, NLP and emotional intelligence
  • To develop advanced listening, questioning, observation and feedback skills to bring about insight and learning in your clients
  • All about reflective practice and supervision and how to support your ongoing development as an ethical coach

Throughout the course you will also be applying what you learn to your own experiences, therefore growing in self awareness and confidence. 

And as well as learning all about coaching you can also learn how to grow and build a successful and sustainable coaching business inside the Coaching Crowd Business Lounge, our membership for coaches, which you get 6 months free access to.

You can find out all about the Business Lounge in our Coaches Membership tab (see menu bar).

We're confident you will enjoy our coaching programs. 


Sign up today for £4000 

Your investment includes - full access to the online learning portal, enrolment into the Diploma for Effective Coaching and Mentoring, 6 months access to The Coaching Crowd Business Lounge, 3 hours of Group Supervision and full tutor support. Facilitators will be Jo Jackson & Mirjam Berle or Jed Langdon or Anna Hewitt. You can find out more about them on our 'About' page.

Either one-time payment or spread the cost over 12 months

You will get instant access to our learning portal and your full reading list so you can start learning straight away! 

Make sure you select the Intake you want to join and check out the FAQ's if you have any questions. 

SEPTEMBER 2023 - Semi Intensive Option


Join the waitlist by emailing us [email protected]

Semi intensive option - 10 Days (0915 - 1445)

Facilitators: Zoe Hawkins and Joanne Wheatley 

Orientation call 5th September 13:00 - 14:30 (GMT)

Part 1: 12, 13, 14 September, Part 2: 10, 11, 12 October, Part 3: 14, 15, 16 November, Part 4: 12,13,14 December

SEPTEMBER 2023 - Weekly Evening Option


Weekly Wednesday evening session 1800 - 2030 GMT

Facilitators: Jo Jackson and  Mirjam Berle 

Staring with an orientation call on the 13th September and the course begins on the 20th September. There are 20 sessions in total with the last session being held on 13th March

There are breaks in the weekly schedule - see FAQ's for full schedule dates

JANUARY 2024 - Semi Intensive Option

Semi intensive option - 10 Days (0915 - 1445 GMT)

Facilitators: Jo Jackson and  Mirjam Berle 

Orientation call 16th January (0930 - 1100 GMT)

Part 1: 23, 24, 25 January, Part 2: 27, 28, 29 February, Part 3: 26, 27, 28 March, Part 4: 23 April

January Semi Intensive PAYMENT PLAN (12 x £333.33)
January Semi Intensive ONE TIME PAYMENT (£4000)

FEBRUARY 2024 - Weekly Daytime Option

Weekly Friday Daytime session (0930 - 1200 GMT)

Facilitators: Jo Jackson and  Mirjam Berle 

Starting with an orientation call on the 9th February and the course begins on the 23rd February. There are 20 sessions in total with the last session on 27th September.

There are breaks in the weekly schedule - see FAQ's for full schedule dates

FEB 2024 INTAKE PAYMENT PLAN (12 x £333.33)

March 2024 - Weekly Evening Option

Weekly Tuesday Evening session (1800 - 2030pm GMT)

Facilitators: Anna Hewitt and Jed Langdon

Starting with an orientation call on the 27th February and the course begins on the 5th March. There are 20 sessions in total with the last session on 24th September.

There are breaks in the weekly schedule - see FAQ's for full schedule dates

MARCH 2024 INTAKE PAYMENT PLAN (12 x £333.33)

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