Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Coaching and Mentoring

This course is a 15 credit module; during the course students explore selective, contemporary and traditional approaches to coaching and mentoring; these have a particular focus on the application and practical usage of coaching and mentoring in the workplace and the potential impact on the individual's institution; particular attention is given to the development of practical skills, structuring conversations, use of tools and techniques, the ethics underpinning practice, development of reflection on practice and strategies for implementation of coaching/mentoring practices in the workplace; students are encouraged to critically evaluate models, tools, and techniques informed by independent reading and research; furthermore they consider the value of coaching and mentoring as a development initiative; a variety of teaching methods are used including, observed mini coaching sessions, interactive exercises, group discussion, skills based practice with reflection and feedback; in addition there is a requirement to engage in independent study in order to consolidate and build upon learning from the taught sessions; the independent study may take the form of reading from contemporary journals and articles, or engaging in discussion informed by reading and research.

Entry requirements

Entry onto this course is considered on an individual basis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate Part-time £ 440 per Module (home fees) 6 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

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