Level 3

Coaching and Mentoring Level 3 Certificate

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
11 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME DAY 2021
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
11 WEEKS ADULT PART TIME DAY 2021
FREE* Southend Campus

Overview

Important

Applications for this course are currently closed


This qualification is ideal if you are teaching, coaching or training and/or need to be able to coach and mentor individuals in a range of settings including on-the-job or in a training company, FE college, Adult Learning Service or a company’s internal training department. It is also suitable if you want to diversify into coaching and mentoring on a part-time basis.

This qualification covers the core skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support other learners in a coaching and mentoring capacity. you must be occupationally competent in the vocational area in which you are providing coaching and mentoring.

You can study for this qualification alongside a formal teaching or assessing qualification such as:

  • Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • Gateway Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
  • Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement,

You can also progress onto Internal Quality Assurance qualifications, such as Gateway Qualifications Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice, which enhances and expands yourr skills and knowledge and provides further employment and self-employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 4/C in GCSE English or equivalent
  • Occupational competence in the vocational area in which you are providing coaching and mentoring
  • Successful interview with a course tutor at enrolment

Course Structure

Part-time, 6 hours 2 days per week, 9.30am-4.30pm, 11 weeks.

The qualification comprises five mandatory units which cover the following areas:

  • Understanding mentoring
  • Mentoring practice
  • Engaging learners in the learning and development process
  • Preparing for the coaching role
  • Coaching skills

Assessment & Feedback

Portfolio of evidence

  • Practice demonstration/assignment/assessment
  • Observation
  • Professional discussion/vocational competence discussion

Course Cost

Adult, part_time_day: FREE

This fully-funded course is available to any adult aged 24 and over who wants to achieve their first full level 3 qualification, which is equivalent to an advanced technical certificate or diploma, or two full A levels.

19 to 23 year olds will continue to be eligible for their first full level 3 via the adult education budget, and for any additional qualifications made available through this offer.

What Next...

Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice