ILM Level 3 in Coaching

The ILM Level 3 Award in Coaching course provides you with all the coaching theory you need and an opportunity to practice workplace coaching. A recognised coaching qualification from ILM.

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Course Facts

Duration: 3 Day/s
Assessment: Workbased assignment, coaching diary and written reflection
Entry Requirements: Must have access to coachees
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Course Overview

The Level 3 Award in Coaching is ideal for practicing or aspiring Team Leaders and Managers who seek to provide a more supportive style of leadership to improve performance. This qualification will develop your capability to act as a workplace coach and your effectiveness at developing those around you.

This four-day programme equips delegates with the core knowledge, skills, behaviours and practical methods to plan and conduct effective coaching sessions. It is aimed at those who coach as part of their role and is designed to help them support the learning and development of individuals and teams.

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Who is this Course For?

This qualification is designed for people in their first management roles – including team leaders and first-line managers. 

Make an enquiry and one of our dedicated Learning Advisors will contact you to listen to your needs and help you find the right solutions.

What Does This Course Cover?

The programme covers three modules:

  • Understanding good practise in workplace coaching
  • Undertaking coaching in the workplace
  • Reflecting on workplace coaching skills

Learning Outcomes

Understanding good practise in workplace coaching

  • Understanding the role, responsibilities and behaviours of the workplace coach
  • Recognising the benefits, opportunities and use of coaching to improve performance
  • Developing coaching knowledge skills and behaviours
  • SMART objectives for coaching sessions and individual development
  • Using recognised coaching models to increase effectiveness
  • The coaching contract, managing the process and record-keeping
  • Identifying and overcoming barriers to coaching
  • Assessing current strengths and areas for development as a coach

Undertaking coaching in the workplace

  • Identifying resources and providing a safe and effective environment
  • Agreeing on learning goals and conducting coaching assignments
  • Tools and techniques to facilitate and encourage personal development
  • Monitoring learning and development and using appropriate techniques to assess achievement
  • Maintaining accurate coaching records and using feedback

Reflecting on workplace coaching skills

  • Conducting reflective and evidenced analysis of own coaching practice
  • Appropriate communication, coaching strategies, tools and techniques when coaching
  • Reflecting on strengths and weaknesses as a coach and seeking ways to further develop knowledge, skills and behaviours
  • Planning future personal development and identifying how this will be monitored and reviewed – coach the coach

How is this Course Assessed?

Delegates will be assessed through:

  • The completion of a written work-based assignment.
  • The completion of a coaching diary to record their workplace coaching sessions.
  • A written reflection on their own personal learning and development as a coach.

Delegates will also need to carry out at least 6 hours of supervised coaching activity as part of the award.

“We know assessments can be challenging, but our expert training team will be on hand to support you with any concerns and make sure you are ready to sit the assessment.

Don’t worry – we’ll make sure you have everything you need!” – Stuart Davies, Managing Director at TSW Training

What are the Next Steps After This Course?

From the Level 3 in Coaching, there are numerous educational pathways and courses to develop your leadership and management abilities. Stick with ILM qualifications and you have seven levels to progress through. Each is designed specifically for your ability level, experience, seniority, and role:

  • Level 2 – For Team Leaders and Team Supervisors
  • Level 3 – For Junior Managers, First Line Managers and Supervisors
  • Level 4/5 – Middle Managers
  • Level 6/7 – Senior Managers and Directors of smaller organisations
  • Level 7 – Senior Leaders, CEO’s and Directors of large divisions

Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

  • We are a leadership and management specialist training provider.
  • Management Fundamentals – Our ILM Level programmes are designed to give your people the skills, knowledge and understanding to become high performing managers that can adapt to the many challenges that face them in the workplace and beyond
  • 2 Flexible Delivery To Suit You – ILM qualifications can be delivered via our open course calendar or exclusively for your organisation (in-house ILM qualifications), online or in-person.
  • A Non-Academic Approach – We are required by ILM to cover a range of theories and models, we always ensure that our delivery allows your people to understand how to apply them in their own role and organisation. Our focus is on what we can do in the real world, not in a classroom 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Coaching Benefits for Individuals

  • Know what it takes to be an effective coach in your workplace
  • Understand how coaching works – learn a coaching model, and the tools and techniques to support it
  • Put your new skills into practice in your job – carry out supervised coaching sessions

Coaching Benefits for Employers

  • Implement coaching to improve performance in your organisation
  • Ensure the managers you develop as coaches are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need
  • Develop a coaching culture in your organisation by developing your managers as truly effective coaches.

In-House Delivery Exclusively For Your Organisation

This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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