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Level 5 Management Coaching and Mentoring

Designed for developing management coaching and mentoring skills, helping you to identify the links between coaching, mentoring and the achievement of business goals.

Qualification Content

Our Level 5 Management Coaching and Mentoring qualifications are designed for middle managers who are responsible for the performance of others and will develop management coaching and mentoring skills, helping you to identify the links between coaching, mentoring and the achievement of business goals.

It will also support you if you are planning to move into a development role in your organisation or start a career as a coach and mentor.

Units Include:

  • Management of coaching and mentoring
  • Using coaching and mentoring skills as a manager
  • Coaching practice and theory
  • Mentoring practice and theory
  • Management of action learning
  • Introduction to management coaching and mentoring
  • Personal development as a manager and leader

Qualification Structure

This qualification has been designed so that learners can complete progressively. The Diploma is the full qualification however, you can start off with the Certificate and ‘top-up’ to the Diploma by completing the additional Units.

Level 5 Certificate in Management Coaching and Mentoring:

Duration: 3 – 6 Months (Flexible)

Unit Requirements: 3 Units

The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management Coaching and Mentoring provides a broad knowledge of effective management coaching & mentoring skills essential for managing team performance.

Learner Support

Throughout the qualification you will have access to a dedicated Performance Coach who will be your Tutor/ Assessor throughout the programme, providing you with all the support and guidance you need. Our highly supportive approach sets us apart from our competitors and enables us to tailor the programme around your individual needs.

Working one-to-one with a Performance Coach and reviewing what you do and how you do it really makes a difference. By working smarter, you save yourself time, streamline routine processes and find solutions to current and on-going problems. Some of the problems our clients have addressed recently include: managing an under-performing team member; managing their work load and creating time to work on key projects; and spending too much time on ‘fire-fighting’ activities.

The way you work with your Performance Coach involves working on the things that are causing you the most problems and pain. We do not use simulations or hypothetical scenarios to help you achieve your qualification we use live, real-time problems that you are facing and support you to make improvements and move forward.

We use the qualification as a framework to embed the learning and development into the workplace in order to maximise the impact on performance.

What our Clients Say…

Really great way to focus on developing your coaching skills and giving a structured approach to coaching and mentoring people.

Penny Lord, UK CEED

It was a straightforward qualification which was made easy by the positive encouragement and constructive criticism I gained from my personal tutor. As an experienced coach, securing a qualification is not as hard as I thought!

Sharon Stevens, Company Stevens Ltd

This course allowed me to learn about processes, tools and techniques and to benchmark my knowledge to industry practices

Nicky Athanassopoulou, IfM Education & Consultancy Services Ltd


CMI would recommend the below qualifications as a possible progression route, once completing the Level 5 Management Coaching and Mentoring qualifications:


CMI qualifications at Level 5 portray practical skills and competences that are rated in academic terms as being comparable to Foundation Degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HND).

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