Level 5 Certificate in Professional Mentoring Practice

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College



Further Details


Adult,University Level


Business & Law

Course Start Date

Monday 9th September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 4 Weeks

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 600.00

Course Code


Course Overview

This qualification is designed to provide an overview of principles of mentoring practice for individuals. This qualification explores the underpinning skills and knowledge to identify the role of mentoring in relation to coaching, how management and leadership principles can underpin practice, and deliver mentoring that empowers Mentee’s to work towards meaningful goals. Designed for practising or aspiring Mentors, who have the ability to apply their learning, to develop their skills in this area and/or progress onto further learning.

Mentoring is a tool increasingly used to develop talent within an organisation, boost engagement and foster a sense of wellbeing and belonging. Mentoring has the power to improve the Mentee’s confidence, quality, consistency, and productivity in their work. It is a strategy used to support the Mentee to develop knowledge, skills, values and behaviours.

Course Requirements

This qualification can be offered to Learners from age 19.

Centres are required to ensure that Learners admitted to the programme have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.

CMI Centres must ensure Learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate qualifications that will:
– meet their needs
– enable and facilitate learning and achievement
– enable progression

Applicants must hold Level 5 Management qualification or above
GCSE’s Maths and English A-C or an equivalent functional skills qualification at Level 2
Learners will be contact by course tutor and a formal assessment of the professional candidate will be reviewed

What you will Learn

– The influence of management, leadership and organisational culture on coaching or mentor
– How to support a Coachee or Mentee transition through change
– The principles of professional mentoring
– How to deliver professional mentoring to respond to Mentee’s needs

– Personal effectiveness
– Interpersonal excellence
– Organisational performance
– Being ethical and an inclusive leader


– Reports
– Reflective accounts
– Guide
– Plan
– Work based evidence


On completion of this qualification, possible progression route could include.

– CMI Level 5 Certificate Principles of Professional Coaching
– CMI Level 7 Diploma in Leadership Coaching and Mentoring

CPD progression
CMI Membership – If you are not already a member of CMI at the time of registering on a CMI qualification, you will be provided by the college with a free Affiliate membership of the CMI platform until the completion of your studies.
For details of the benefits of membership please visit Resources and Benefits | Membership – CMI (managers.org.uk)

Career Options

CMI Membership involves making a commitment to your ongoing professional development. CMI provides a range of services to support you in this process, including our nationally recognised qualifications, the wealth of information available through our online resources, as well as routes to Chartered Manager and as your progress along your career journey.

These CPD resources can be accessed through your CMI Membership.

Mandatory Units

Management and Leadership Influences in Coaching and Mentor
Professional Mentoring Practice

Contact Details

Extra Costs Involved

Exam Validation Body

Hours Per Week

How Long To Complete

Programme Structure

Contact Details

For further information please email HEenquiries@tcg.ac.uk


Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
READY TO begin your journey?

Apply Now