• We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.Edward de Bono
  • Becoming a leader is synonymous with becoming yourself. It is precisely that simple, and it is also that difficult.Warren Bennis
  • Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favour.Brian Tracy
  • Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so. Belva Davis
  • You have the power to change.Les Brown
  • The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes.Tony Blair
  • It is not the employer who pays the wages, employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.Henry Ford

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Courses

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) 

Reserve your place on a CMI qualification today.

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Award Course

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Certificate Course

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Diploma Course


Whether you are studying for the Award, Certificate or Diploma, LMC courses will provide you with the best chance of success first time.

Take your place on an LMC course for a CMI qualification and you will receive:

    • Expert tuition and guidance
    • High quality supporting materials
    • Induction & ongoing tuition support
    • State of the art training facilities, including lunch
    • CMI student membership and benefits, such as access to the CMI Management Direct (once registered with the CMI)


Optional Extra:

    • CMI registration and marking fees



Please take the time to review the Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Fact Sheet and Syllabus for a full understanding of the requirements of the qualification.




Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by LMC. This ensures you minimise time away from work and undertake study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

To gain the qualification delegates must complete assignments of approximately 2,500 words long. Assignments are an important part of the programme as they encourage deeper reflection and research.  The number of assignments to be completed will vary subject to the qualification selected.



CMI qualifications come in three different sizes, depending on how in-depth the qualification is and how long it will take you to complete it.


Our Level 5 Award in Coaching & Mentoring provides an introduction to the skills, roles and responsibilities of this management area. It will also develop your basic knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills.

Award is the shortest and most concise qualification – taking between 1 and 3 months.

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Award Course


A more extensive qualification, our Level 5 Certificate in Coaching & Mentoring gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace.

Certificate provides a broad base of knowledge and skills – taking between 3 and 6 months.

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Certificate Course


With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 5 Diploma in Coaching & Mentoring gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective first line manager.

Diploma provides a comprehensive and extensive programme of learning - taking between 6 and 12 months.

Level 5 Coaching & Mentoring Diploma Course



CMI qualifications consist of units, which have a credit value that tells you roughly, how long it takes to complete – one credit represents about 10 hours’ work.

You will see a list of available unit options in each of the LMC course pages.

  • Awards are 5 to 10 credits (50 and 100 hours’ learning).

  • Certificates are 13 to 20 credits (130 to 200 hours’ learning).

  • Diplomas are 37 or more credits (370 or more hours’ learning).
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