Coaching and Mentoring

Duration 1-2 hours

CPD Approved
Coaching and Mentoring
For me
For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

include vat

Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Coaching and Mentoring training course is designed to give you the practical tools and techniques needed to get started with successful coaching and mentoring today. The course focuses on three key areas: foundations, principles and practice. Each of these will be explored throughout the training to help you plan for an effective session, get the most out of the person you are coaching or mentoring, coach or mentor with consistency, and avoid common errors that people often make when coaching or mentoring without the right tools to hand.

The course includes a downloadable workbook that you can complete alongside the training to help develop your skills further and to understand your own personal coaching and mentoring style.

100% online training

Access anywhere

Same day digital certificate

Printed certificate posted next working day

Full audio voiceover

Unlimited assessment attempts

Developed by experts in coaching and mentoring

Accredited by CPD

A range of downloadable and interactive resources

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Develop a practical, working definition of coaching and mentoring.
  • Understand the rationale for using coaching and mentoring and the prerequisites for making it successful.
  • Learn and apply the seven principles of effective coaching and mentoring.
  • Develop frameworks and scripts for efficient coaching and mentoring sessions.
  • Evaluate coaching and mentoring by considering sustainable impact and ROI (return on investment).

Mike Fleetham

This course has been produced in partnership with Mike Fleetham. Mike is an ILM-qualified Level 7 executive coach with over 20 years coaching experience in education and business. He is also a learning designer, trainer, accredited workplace mediator and author of twelve books. Mike supports many schools and businesses to become more effective through enriched teaching, training, learning and leadership

Training you can trust

  • Course Content
  • Assessment
  • Suitable for

Module 1: How to be an Effective Coach and Mentor

Coaching, mentoring or both, paired professional learning (PPL), coaching and mentoring contracts, expectations and when NOT to use coaching and mentoring.

Module 2: Seven Principles of Effective Coaching and Mentoring

Agreeing on the process, managing the agenda and planning sessions, effective questioning and listening, using silence, and coaching AND mentoring.

Module 3: Starting and theming a session

Questions and powerful words, ending a session, and evaluating impact.

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple-choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

This Coaching and Mentoring course is suitable for anyone who is new to the topic or anyone who wants to revise their existing coaching and mentoring skills but it's particularly useful for educational professionals, for example, headteachers, deputy headteachers, heads of year, heads of departments, teacher trainers, sports coaches and team leaders. 

The course gives you background information and practical tools to get started with coaching and mentoring today, no matter which industry you work in.

Written by experts

Profile photo of Mike Fleetham, International Learning Designer, Executive Coach and Accredited Workplace Mediator

In partnership with

Mike Fleetham

International Learning Designer and Accredited Workplace Mediator

Mike Fleetham is a ILM-qualified Level 7 executive coach, International Learning Designer and Accredited Workplace Mediator who has over 20 years coaching experience in schools, education and business across the UK and internationally. He uses innovative and evidence-based practice to help organisations become more effective in their work and their learning.

He is also a former assistant headteacher and senior leader who has supported a huge number of schools, head teachers and senior leaders by using his extensive leadership and mentoring experience to help design and implement best practices.

Mike is a published author of a number of books for the education and learning sector and continues his dedication to supporting individuals and organisations by delivering innovative training and coaching people to fulfil their potential.

Course reviews