Coaching Professional

Course Level


Course length

14+ months

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Work with a wide range of individuals and teams across organisations, to empower and engage with them to enhance their professional performance.

Meet the trainer

Course Guide



What's included? / Modules


  • Time management, including scheduling coaching sessions

  • Working with those receiving coaching to set clear goals

  • Communication

  • Contracting with all stakeholders

  • Stakeholder management

  • Building rapport with others

  • Deliver feedback in a style that is beneficial


  • Coaching theory and models

  • Theories of Learning

  • Theories of emotional and social intelligence

  • Diversity and inclusion and bias theory

  • Organisational culture

  • Methods of communication

  • Theories of self-awareness

  • Evaluation - theories of return on investment

  • Relevant legisilation


  • Committed to self-development

  • Self-awareness

  • Act as an ambassador

Entry Requirements


Delivery and Assessment

The training is a blended learning delivery model, which takes place in the work place during working hours, wherever this may be, according to the apprentices role. 

This consists of: 

  • 1 to 1 monthly meetings of approx. two hours with a GLP trainer (face to face or telephone)

  • On-line learning courses and/or group sessions

  • Building an electronic portfolio of workrelated evidence

  • Maths and English at Level 2 (if not previously achieved)

  • 20% of time at work to be spent working towards apprenticeship

  • End Point Assessment (EPA) by an external examiner to complete qualification, consisting of: knowledge test, portfolio-based Interview & project presentation

Professional Qualifications, Career Progression, Links to professional Registrations

English & Maths

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

Professional recognition

This standard aligns with the following professional recognition:

  • European Mentoring and Coaching Council for Accredited Coaching Practitioner

  • The Association for Coaching for Accredited Coach

  • The International Coach Federation for Associate Certified Coach