NHS North East Leadership Academy

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Coaching ILM Level 3 & 5

Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)

Level 3 and Level 5 Programmes

We are delighted to confirm that we have commissioned: 

3-day ILM: Level 3 Award in Coaching 

For individuals seeking to develop the tools, knowledge and confidence to coach people as part of their working role.

Download the ILM Level 3 overview  Click Here 

5-day ILM: Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

For leaders and managers with significant responsibility for coaching and mentoring as part of their day-to-day role.

Download the ILM Level 5 overview Click Here 

About the ILM Coaching and Mentoring programme

By completing the ILM Coaching and Mentoring programme you will develop the technical skills and knowledge required for coaching. 

It is an opportunity to learn and practice fundamental coaching tools and techniques, and develop an understanding of coaching which will enable you to establish a coaching relationship and coach competently, ethically and with confidence. 

How to apply

There are a limited number of places on this cohort so if you would like to apply please submit an application via the leadership lead in your organisation”.

All participants must:

  • Attend all teaching sessions. 
  • Complete written assignments and submit them within agreed timescales.
  • Complete a minimum of 12 hours (ILM5) or 6 hours (ILM3) of formal and contracted coaching and evidence of how you have reflected on your performance.
  • Complete a self-assessment and evidenced assessment analysis of ability as a coach or mentor, and reflections on own performance as a coach or mentor.

Please note that attendance and completion of all elements of this programme is mandatory. 

The course is delivered free of charge to participants but any travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of their employing organisations.

Sponsors are asked to support those participants who are able to commit to attending the full programme and have the support and organisational sponsorship from their line manager to fulfil their ongoing obligation as a NELA coach.

Following completion of the programme there is a requirement that coaches will register and record all coaching activity via Coachnet, deliver a minimum of four coaching relationships/interventions, and participate in two CPD and Supervision sessions per annum.