Gain your ILM Level 7 certified qualification and put coaching at the heart of your organisational strategy

Our programme not only shares proven models and theories but is delivered by tutors who have first-hand experience of implementing major coaching initiatives in industry. The workshops allow you to practice and apply these advanced models and theories in a group environment to ensure that you take away the most impactful solution for your organisation. Our friendly and supportive team guide you along your entire coaching journey, from embedding your learning and qualifying you as an ILM Level 7 certified coach to implementing it in your workplace.

Who is the ILM Level 7 for?

The programme is specifically designed for senior managers and HR/L&D professionals who want to develop their expertise and credibility in coaching, whilst learning how to utilise and establish coaching and/or mentoring at an organisational and strategic level.

This is also an appropriate qualification for individuals looking at a career in Executive Coaching.

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites.

ILM Level 7 qualifications are equivalent to a Masters degree.

Benefits for the Individual

Get Qualified

Gain a nationally recognised qualification and be able to take Coaching and Mentoring with you throughout your career

Personal Development

Critically review and develop your own skills, values and competence as a Coach or Mentor

Build a Strategy

Know how to review and build the context, strategy, culture and processes for coaching and mentoring at a senior and strategic level

Coaching and Mentoring Models

Understand and analyse different coaching and mentoring models and their impact


Learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of coaching and mentoring in an organisation

Plan, Deliver and Review

Plan, deliver and review coaching and mentoring contact at a senior and strategic level

Benefits for the Organisation

Implement Coaching

Implement coaching in complex working environments or at a senior and strategic level in your organisation

Knowledge and Understanding

Ensure your organisation’s coaches and mentors are properly equipped with the skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need


Benchmark your organisation’s approach against the latest coaching/mentoring best practice


Understand the measurable impact of coaching and mentoring interventions

Change Management

Understand how change affects people and organisations, and how to combat the pushback.

Reduce outsourcing

Develop highly qualified internal coaches capable of working with senior leadership, and reduce costs of outsourcing

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

To gain the ILM Level 7 qualification, you will need to compile a portfolio of evidence throughout the programme, which consists of:

  • Records of a minimum 30 hours workplace coaching or mentoring with senior level coachees
  • 3 written assignments, focused around your understanding of coaching, application and review of your practice and the organisational development of your coaching strategy
  • 3 book reviews of our recommended reads
  • Evidence of your own learning and development, including tutorial notes, supervision notes and reflections

The journey from the start of the programme, through to completing the qualification, usually takes between 15-18 months.

Programme support


Access to online videos, documents and other resources to support the journey


Designated pre, mid and post programme calls with a tutor

On Programme Support

Learner support available from start to finish from tutor/s and support team

Programme Logistics

For the Individual

We host ILM Level 7 programmes regularly, which are available for individuals to attend in order to gain the qualification.

If the current dates do not work for you, please register your interest in the form below and we will keep you up-to-date with future programmes.

For a Group/Organisation

We can deliver this programme virtually or at a location of your choosing, with a key focus on developing a coaching and/or mentoring strategy within your organisation.

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