Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring


The Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring qualification is awarded to outstanding individuals. Awarded by the Chartered Management Institute, it is recognised throughout the public and private sectors and across all management disciplines.

The aim is to support the development of your coaching and mentoring skills, which can be used to provide impact in the workplace. The coaching and mentoring skills you will develop can immediately be implemented to lead and manage individuals and teams to deliver aims and objectives in line with organisational strategy.


Level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring

Qualification Reference Number: 600/9465/5

Learners need to complete any combination of units to a minimum of 6 credits. The minimum Total Qualification Time is 60 hours, including 40 Guided Learning Hours.

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Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Qualification Reference Number: 600/9466/7

Learners need to complete any combination of units to a minimum of 18 credits. The minimum Total Qualification Time is 180 hours, including 130 Guided Learning Hours.

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Level 5 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring

Qualification Reference Number: 601/0103/9

Learners need to complete all units totalling 42 credits to achieve this qualification. The minimum Total Qualification Time is 420 hours, including 285 Guided Learning Hours.

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Design, Delivery, Duration and Assessment…

Programme design
We work with you to design your coaching and mentoring development programme so that it is bespoke to your context, ensuring the mode of delivery meets your needs.

Programme delivery
We provide an online learning/coaching delivery method for this qualification and work with you to support your self-directed study journey.

Programme duration
The length of study time will depend on the units chosen. As a rough guide:

Award: 1-3 months
Certificate: 3-6 months
Diploma: 6-12 months

Programme assessment
We have developed approved assignment briefs for each of the units, ensuring that you can meet the respective assessment criteria for this qualification.

The assignment briefs provide best practice guidelines, examine work-based scenarios, and encourage you to apply coaching and mentoring tools, models and theories, to real life workplace situations.

Once you complete and submit your assignment briefs we then provide a direct route to accreditation.


Supporting your Learning Journey…

Whilst studying you will receive FREE TFL Education tutor support, FREE access to CMI's online learning platform, Free access to CMI's Career Development Centre, and FREE affiliate membership of the Chartered Management Institute.

TFL Education tutor support
Once you make the commitment to work with us you will receive unlimited tutor support from TFL Education. Support can be provided via telephone, email and/or Skype/Zoom. You choose what works best for you.

Online Learning Platform
ManagementDirect is the Chartered Management Institute’s leading online portal of up to the minute management and leadership resources. With a wide range of content available in formats to suit different learning styles, including checklists, videos, e-books, articles and journals; all accessible from any PC, tablet or mobile device, you can select resources appropriate to the learning time you have available or according to your qualification structure.

Career Development Centre
CMI's Career Development Centre provides you with a wealth of tools, information and advice to support your self-development throughout your professional journey.

Chartered Management Institute Membership

Whilst studying with us you will be eligible for FREE membership to support you for the duration of your qualification.