ILM Level 7 Certificate for Executive & Senior Level Coaches & Mentors

This ILM Level 7 Certificate for Executive & Senior Level Coaches & Mentors qualification is our 6-day flagship coach training programme, providing a powerful blend of strategic coaching concepts and practical skills-based development to support the enhancement of executive coaching and senior-level mentoring in an organizational context.

Who is it for? Typically, this executive coaching Masters-level qualification delivers practical and tangible benefits for:  

  • Senior managers or leaders of leaders who are regularly coaching/ mentoring at a senior level;
  • Senior HR/ OD/ L&D professionals who regularly coach at a senior level and/ or are seeking to develop a coaching strategy within the organisation;
  • Executive coaches who wish to accredit, validate and enhance their skills with an internationally-recognized executive coaching qualification.

Programme overview: Pragmatic and time-efficient, participants are required to attend/ complete:

  • 6-days of tutor-led workshops (3 x 2-day workshops/virtual classroom) plus individual/ group supervision
  • 20 hours practical coaching - assessed via a coaching diary/ reflective notes
  • Work-based assignments (considers the design/ implementation of coaching strategy)
  • Self-assessment of competence, CPD requirements and construction of a coach profile

Virtual learning is the new norm and this programme is available in 100% live online format using live, tutor-led virtual classroom and supporting resources.

When and where? Our ILM L7 Certificate programme runs every Spring & Autumn, and our 2022 cohorts run in virtual (Spring) and F2F (Autumn) formats.  New 2022 brochure can be accessed here.

Autumn '22 Cohort - This programme is delivered F2F @ Ashorne Hill. Cohort dates:

Induction: 26th Sept  (1.5 hr call) 

Module 1: 4-5 October  Module 2:1-2 November  Module 3: 29-30 November

Entry is via application only. Details can be found in our online brochures or call the Lead Tutor (Jane Harders) to chat through specific circumstances. Click here to access L7 application form 

Student testimonials: Our students are our greatest advocates; contact us for references. 

  • "An amazing experience - the coach training is well-structured, professionally-run and the level of tutor/ colleague support was superb. Our tutors were passionate and inspiring coaches, who make coaching at this level seem effortless."
  • "I've been a professional coach for nearly 20 years and gained enormous value from the experiences of the tutors, and the group. Huge added-value came from discussions and informed debate."
  • "Fantastic programme - most powerful learning of my adult life. Cannot recommend highly enough."
  • "Enjoyed every single moment - the programme is truly excellent and the tutors are inspirational."
  • "Jane is a guru in her field of expertise and hugely generous in sharing her knowledge. Always, open, accessible and informative she really makes the learning come alive."

Have any questions about Executive Coach Training? Check out "Why study with us" and "FAQs" or call us on 0800 978 8750. 


Testimonials learning experience of my adult life.

C.P. ILM L7 student

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