ILM Level 7 Diploma For Executive and Senior Level Coaches and Mentors 

Investment: £5000

This is a strategic level coaching and mentoring course which will enable you to coach and mentor senior leaders and executives, and also introduce coaching and mentoring into organisations. It is accredited with the EMCC at Senior 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 content and structure.


This course is for you if.....

You want to be a Executive and Senior Leader coach

You have significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring in a leadership or HR/OD/Change role

Your role involves working closely with senior leaders and executives

You want to introduce coaching or mentoring to your organisation

You want a globally recognised and accredited senior level qualification

Level 7 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

  • 72 Hours of Coaching Practice supporting 7 - 10 senior or executive level coachees
  • 2 Assignments plus 1 portfolio of your coaching practice
  • 8 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
  • 12 months access to the Business Lounge, our community for coaches growing and developing their businesses
  • ICF Accredited, EMCC accredited at Senior Practitioner level and accredited ILM qualification
  • Average time to complete the qualification: 18 months. Can be done in less if you choose the intensive options.
  • Lots of fun and a chance to build a valuable network of like minded peers
  • This is a deep transformational learning journey for you personally and professionally
  • We have several intakes a year offering intensive options and weekly sessions. See below for details

What you can expect....

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

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  be highly supported throughout your course by your facilitators to successfully achieve your coaching qualification. 

Our next available course starts January 2024 

Places are limited, our last programs sold out months in advance. For session times and dates see below. 










On this course you'll learn...

  • What executive 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 senior level coach, plus the skills required of an effective coach
  • Learning styles and diagnostics and how to use them in coaching
  • Advanced goal setting techniques
  • Various Coaching models and diagnostics to support executive level coaching, including coaching case studies
  • Advanced contracting techniques, including multi-party contracting and executive contracting
  • The role of confidentiality and ethics in your coaching practice
  • How to plan, conduct and evaluate your executive 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 the psychodynamics of coaching, including transference and parallel process
  • All about reflective practice and supervision and how to support your ongoing development as an ethical coach
  • How to establish credibility as a senior level executive coach and contribute to the coaching profession

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 12 months free access to.

You can find out all about the Business Lounge by visiting the Business Lounge page - see menu bar. 

We're confident you will enjoy our coaching programmes. 


Sign up today for £5000

Your investment includes - full access to the online learning portal, enrolment into the Diploma for Senior Level and Executive Coaches, 12 months access to The Coaching Crowd Business Lounge, 8 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 pay a 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 if you have any questions. 

SEPT 2023 - Daytime Option


Join the waitlist by emailing us [email protected]

Semi intensive 12 day option (0915 - 1445 GMT)

Facilitators Zoe Hawkins and Joanne Wheatley

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

Part 1: 12, 13, 14 Sept, Part 2: 10, 11,12 Oct, Part 3: 14,15,16, Nov, Part 4: 12, 13, 14, Dec.

SEPT 2023 - Weekly Evening Option


Weekly Wednesday evening session (1800 - 2030 GMT)

Facilitators Jo Jackson and Mirjam Berle

Starting with an orientation call on the 13th September and the course begins on the 20th September. There are 24 sessions in total with the last session on 24th April. 

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, 24, 25 April

January Semi Intensive PAYMENT PLAN (12 x £416.67)
January Semi Intensive ONE-TIME PAYMENT (£5000)

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 24 sessions in total with the last session on 8th November.

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


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 24 sessions in total with the last session on 5th November.

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

MARCH 2024 INTAKE PAYMENT PLAN (12 x £416.67)

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