Institute of Leadership and Management - Accredited Courses Developing Skills

ILM Level 3 - Award in Coaching - 5 days

Event Information:

Venue: Challenge Consulting, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Date: Monday, 25 April 2022

Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Available To: Members and Non Members

Trainer: Challenge Consulting

Member Price: £895.00+VAT

Non-Member Price: £895.00+VAT

Five-day course commencing 25 April 2022

By the end of the course participants will...

  • Have a critical understanding of the role and responsibilities of the work place coach, including an understanding of ethics/values.
  • Have a deeper understanding of how coaching can impact an organisation and drive up skills, knowledge, motivation & wellbeing
  • Be able to assess their own skills, behaviours and knowledge as a coach and how this fits with a coaching culture.
  • Recognise their own leadership style and the merits of adopting a coaching style of leadership within teams and the wider organisation.
  • Plan for your career progression and further development as a coach.
  • Plan, deliver and review coaching in a professional manner and in keeping with best practice.

Day one - ILM Induction - Understanding coaching and the ideal coach - 25 April

  • Induction to the qualification, resources and tutorial support
  • Coaching, mentoring, counselling etc, definitions - where and when to use each (and when to ask for help)
  • Coaching in an organisational context - benefits, advantages and application.  The link to organisational and individual performance management.
  • Styles of coaching and cultural fit
  • The ideal coach - knowlede, skills and behaviours of an effective coach/mentor.  The role of emotional intelligence and intuition, values, beliefs and attitudes - impact on perspectives, personality preferences and traits within a coaching context.

Day two - Preparing to coach - 9 May

  • Establishing ground rules and setting off on the right track - the coaching contract.
  • Contracting - principles, content and structure
  • Ethical and legal aspects of coaching, professional codes of conduct
  • Establishing the relationship and 2/3 way contracting (manager, coachee etc)
  • Coaching frameworks and models (GROW/KASH/OSKAR)
  • Listening, questioning and summarising
  • Practical exercises - applying the models - practicalities and challenges including barriers to coaching
  • Guidance towards first assessment

Day three - Managing relationships - 23 May

  • Managing relationshis - establishing rapport
  • Dealing with potential conflicts and differing opinions
  • Conducing a coaching session
  • Principles of providing feedback and techniques for cahllenging assumptions
  • Changing your coaching style and recognising when this may be beneficial
  • Preparing for coaching - a practical session to prepare for the real life coaching session inculding the use of a coaching diary and proformas to help

Day four - Coaching in practice - practical session/workshop - 13 June

  • Coaching practice and reviewing your own performance as coach
  • Plan and organise the session including setting the scene/contract, use diagnostic/assessment tools and a range of feedback, use push/pull and effective questioning, listening and challenging, agree learning goals and explore how to overcome barriers, record outputs and next steps.
  • Guidance and feedback from peer group and course tutors
  • Tutorial support towards assessed work

Day five - Reviewing own performance as a coach - 11 July

  • Reviewing your own practice - tools and techniques
  • Judgement on areas for development, looking at
    • Knowledge, skills, behaviours
    • Conducting the session
    • Relationships
    • Ethics and Pofessional Standards
  • The way forward - Personal Development Planning
  • Tutorial support towards assessed work

Assessment:   3 x written assignments

  1. Understanding good practice in workplace coaching
  2. Understanding coaching in the workplace
  3. Reflecting on workplace coaching skills

Please note that in order to be eligible for the qualification; delegates are required to evidence at least 6 hours of coaching practice.   There is the potential for up to two hours of this to be claimable from sessions within the course (from agreed coach/coachee pairings on the course).  It is expected that participants will obtain the remainder of the required coaching hours from coaching undertaken within, or related to the workplace.

Who is the course for

  • Those who are required to coach others within their organisation either as a Line Manager or where coaching forms part of their job role.
  • Managers, Supervisors or Team Leaders whose organisation has adopted or wishes to adopt a coaching style of leadership.
  • Aspiring coaches who wish to attain the knowledge and skills to become a competent and qualified coach within organisations.

Why complete the programme through East Midlands Chamber in conjunction with Challenge Consulting?

Challenge Consulting is one of the oldest established ILM centres with a proven track record of delivering excellent programmes. For this reason Challenge Consulting has been awarded “direct claim” status by the ILM, which allows assessment decisions to be made immediately by the assessors, due to its commitment to quality of delivery and ability to make programmes applicable and relevant to attendees.

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