Level 3

Level 3 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring


20 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2021


Adult 19+


This qualification is aimed at teachers, assessors, progress coaches or trainers. It is for people who need to be able to both coach and mentor individuals in a range of settings including on-the-job, in a training provider, FE College, Adult Learning Service or a company’s internal training department. As a level 3 Certificate, it has breadth and depth and includes observation of practice.

You will learn the core skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support learners in a coaching and mentoring capacity.

There are 5 mandatory units:

  • Preparing for the Coaching Role
  • Coaching Skills
  • Engaging Others in the Learning and Development Process
  • Understanding Mentoring
  • Mentoring Practice

Through a portfolio of evidence which could include:

  • assignments
  • observations of practice
  • witness statements
  • work products
  • reflective accounts

Blended learning using a combination of online Google Meet or Zoom sessions, learning materials on Google Classroom and face-to-face training sessions.

You must be occupationally competent in the vocational area in which you are providing coaching and mentoring, and must show good use of spoken English.

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