ILM Level 7

Certificate for Executive and Senior Level Coaches and Mentors

About the programme

Oxford Brookes Business School invites you register your interest for the Certificate for Executive and Senior Level Coaches and Mentors ILM level 7 delivered by our International Centre for Coaching & Mentoring Studies (ICCaMS)

This ILM accredited course offers you the flexibility to study for your ILM qualification by attending half day online workshops while working with clients/volunteers, conducting your own guided reading and preparing assignments.

The qualification is for senior managers or Human Resources (HR)/Organisation Development (OD) professionals who wish to develop their expertise and credibility in the fields of Executive and Senior level coaching and mentoring, or to establish coaching at an organisational level.

It is also ideal for professional coaches and mentors seeking to enhance and accredit their experience with a nationally recognised qualification. 

The course can help you gain access to our MA in Coaching and Mentoring Practice if you don’t have an undergraduate degree.

The cost of our next programme starting in January 2025 is £3,899. Included in the price is supervision, marking, enrolment with ILM and individual tutorials.

Prices will be reviewed for future programmes.

Register your interest

Programme structure

The course is delivered over a six-month period and covers three ILM Units (14 Level 7 credits):

  • Understanding the Principles and Practice of Effective Coaching and Mentoring at an Executive or Senior Level
  • Undertaking Coaching or Mentoring at an Executive or Senior Level
  • Reflecting on Your Ability to Perform Effectively as a Coach or Mentor at an Executive or Senior Level 

Entry requirements

As this course provides a level 7 qualification which is equivalent to postgraduate level study, you will be expected to reflect and write at this level – this will typically be evidenced by an undergraduate degree or equivalent and/or senior level managerial experience. You will also need:

  • experience in executive coaching/mentoring in a leadership/ managerial position.
  • to be able to identify clients to coach/mentor who are working at a strategic level in organisations. 

If you are new to coaching/ mentoring, you are advised to take the ILM Level 5 programme which is also provided at Oxford Brookes. Please ask for details.

Contact us

OBBS Business & External Engagement

+44 (0) 1865 534800 (OBBS Reception > Option 4 > Option 1)