Coaching and Mentoring PG Cert

This course will build on your practical coaching and mentoring skills, introduce related theory from associated fields and encourage you to analyse and reflect on theory and practice.

It is aimed at coaching and mentoring practitioners and those who have used coaching and mentoring skills as managers/leaders.

Studying the coaching and mentoring course will give you the knowledge and skills to become an effective professional coach and mentor. You will learn the underpinning theory of the key tools, techniques and models which are available will be encouraged to consider what may work best for you and your organisation. Evidence-based discussions and plenty of opportunities to put theory into practice will allow you to enhance your professional practice.

PG Cert Award
October Start
Part-time Study Mode
1 years Duration

Entry Requirements For This Course

Two years actively working as a Coach or Mentor, or five years in a relevant role, for example a supervisory, management or HR role, actively using coaching and mentoring skills

A first or second class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above.

An NVQ or SVQ Level Four in a related subject specific area (level 6/7 on new framework).

A HND/HNC in a related subject area plus two years relevant organisational experience.

Students may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Applications are also invited under the widening participation agenda from individuals who do not possess the above experience or qualifications but who may have significant organisational experience. In such cases, students will need to demonstrate at least 8 years relevant organisational experience. Exceptional cases (not directly meeting the criteria above) will be considered on an individual basis.

Admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s previous and current coaching and mentoring experiences and their ability to contribute to, benefit from and achieve the award.

Location of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton