Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring (Credit rated at SCQF level 8)


The Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is awarded by the Institute of Counselling. Each of the two modules within this diploma have been accredited independently with 20 points each at SCQF Level 8 (Second year BA/BSc level) by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).

This course is likely to benefit someone with a particular interest or need in developing Coaching and Mentoring knowledge and skills.

What you will learn

In Module 1 Certificate in Coaching (UW300) the student will study and apply the following topics:

the meaning and practice of coaching
coaching relationships
coaching and the learning process
the GROW technique
coaching and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
attitude management
image management
the role of change
the role of core values
applying coaching skills in different settings
systems coaching and professional practice

In Module 2 Certificate in Mentoring (UW400) student will study and apply the following mentoring related topics:

introduction to mentoring
the benefits of mentoring
the tasks of mentoring
the mentoring process
setting SMART goals
the SMILE process
developing mentoring skills
Kolb’s Learning Cycle
mentoring in different types of setting
mentoring issues and accountability
mentoring practice and self-assessment

Further information

Institute of Counselling
Institute of Counselling
12 Months
Course type:
Distance learning

Contact Information

Institute of Counselling

40 St Enoch Square
G1 4DH