CMI Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring

Become a more effective manager by developing your coaching and mentoring skills with this self-study course

Who Is It For?

This CMI accredited course is designed for professionals currently working at Middle Management level and/or aiming to move into a more senior position, it focuses on developing your coaching and mentoring skills in management.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Explore fundamental models and theories of coaching and mentoring, and their organisational impact
  • Develop skills and techniques that will enable you to apply your learning practically when mentoring team members
  • Use this distance learning to progress onto higher levels of study, such as an MBA or Masters course
  • Improve your career prospects and, as a result, command a potentially higher salary.


Course fees cover study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of the CMI until course completion.


  • Choose to study at Award, Certificate or Diploma Level
  • RQF Level 5 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Foundation Degree and Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Your Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), as are the Award and Certificate
  • Nationally recognised: all credits earned are transferable to other university or college programmes within a similar discipline.

CMI Level 5 Syllabus Coaching and Mentoring 

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring course content

Choose 1 unit for Award level, 3 units for Certificate and all 7 units for a Diploma.

5014 Introduction to Management Coaching and Mentoring (TUT 60)
5015 Management of Coaching and Mentoring (TUT 60)
5016 Using Coaching and Mentoring Skills as a Manager (TUT 60)
5017 Coaching Practice and Theory (TUT 60)
5018 Mentoring Practice and Theory (TUT 60)
5019 Management of Action Learning (TUT 60)
5001 Personal Development as a Manager and Leader (TUT 60) DIPLOMA LEVEL ONLY

Self-study information

Each unit should take approximately 8-10 weeks to complete, with at least 1 day of self-study per week.

Ready to start your journey?

Three course options for Level 5 Coaching and Mentoring:

You must 19+ years old and working in a Manager role or similar to apply for these courses.

Award Coaching and Mentoring, CMI Level 5

Units: 1 Time: 8-10 weeks

£380.00Add to cart

Certificate Coaching and Mentoring, CMI Level 5

Units: 3 Time: 16-20 weeks

Cost: £924.00

10% off if you pay in full*

*does not include CMI Registration Fee


Diploma Coaching and Mentoring, CMI Level 5

Units: 7 Time: 48-60 weeks

Cost: £1976.00

10% off if you pay in full*

*does not include CMI Registration Fee


Other buying options:


Your first payment to include a one-off CMI Registration Fee and your first unit. Additional units can be purchased one at a time when required.


If you would like us to raise an invoice for your organisation for the full amount (with 10% off discount) please click on the button below.


How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our courses online are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All courses are delivered via Moodle and in collaboration with the CMI and Management Direct
  • All course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7
  • Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials
  • Support Services are available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course.

Timetable Options

Option 1
Set timetable with fixed assignment submission dates.

Option 2
Flexible submission dates, within the fixed course duration.

Please note: if you choose option 2, the submission dates for your assignments are your choice, but you MUST complete all the assignments for the course by the given end date.

Start Date

Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course Assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 2,500 to 3,000)
  • No examinations
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