Coach Supervision - ILM Endorsed Outline

Coaching Supervision is an integral and vital part of the coaching process for any organisation providing an internal coaching provision. Our ILM Endorsed programme starts to develop the ability to supervise internal coaches.

Programme Summary

Face-to-Face Delivery

4 days training ( 2 + 1 + 1 days)

Virtual Delivery

12 x 2-hour sessions (6 + 3 + 3 sessions)

On Demand

Access to online resources

Maximum attendees

8 for virtual or face-to-face delivery

Target Audience

Practicing internal Coaches and coaching Champions


Pre, mid and post-programme learner support


Pre, mid and post programme calls with a tutor

Supervision Practice

Learners must undertake supervision in the workplace

Portfolio of Evidence

Learners must produce evidence of practice and demonstrate their understanding

Who should attend the ILM Endorsed Coach Supervision Programme?

We recommend that attendees have a minimum qualification ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (or equivalent) and are practicing internal Coaches/Mentors. This programme would be idealyl suired for:

  • Individuals who coach individuals and teams at senior level in-house
  • Senior L&D managers/partners and/or organisational coaching champions who are required to undertake in-house coaching supervision as part of their role

What do I need to do and how long does it take?

To gain the qualification, you will need to compile a portfolio of evidence throughout the programme, which consists of:

  • Records and reflections of a minimum of 8 hours Coach supervision
  • Records and reflections of one or more group supervisions sessions
  • A written review of supervision undertaken

Throughout the workshops, you will have direct access to your tutor and our support team, along with three1 to 1 calls with your tutor/s, at the pre, mid and post-programme stages. Each attendee also gets access to our library of online resources, which includes coaching videos, blogs, templates and self-assessments.

The journey from the start of the programme, through to completing the qualification, usually takes between 6 and 9 months.

Benefits for the Individual

Increased Appreciation

To gain an appreciation of the necessity for supervision in organisational coaching


To be able to understand the key elements of coaching supervision and the value of different appoaches


To develop the skills of supervision to sufficient standard to supervise internal coaches

Benefits for the Organisation

Internal Development

To develop an internal pool of coaching supervisors to ensure the quality and standards of coaching is maintained throughout the organisation.

Ethics and Safety

Ensure all coaching activity is ethical and safe

Learning and Development

To allow your coaches to keep learning and developing through regular communication with a trained coaching supervisor

The Coaching Focus Way

Our Level 5 programme follows the prescribed ILM syllabus whilst retaining our unique delivery style and method.

Our approach is highly experiential, engaging and focused on the practical – what works at work. Our intent is not only to deliver an outstanding ILM accredited programme but to ensure that the participants leave with the practical capability to coach and mentor at work and really make a positive impact on their own performance and to that of their organisation.

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