Helping others to achieve their goals

What does this course entail?

This one-day course is designed to give people an awareness of coaching, including the skills and knowledge needed to offer coaching support to others.

Who would benefit from this course?

This course would benefit anyone interested in helping other people in a work or leisure context. No formal qualifications are necessary but a reasonable standard of English will be expected.

What does the course cover?

The course enables learners to understand:

  • How coaching differs from other services such as guidance, counselling and mentoring
  • The benefits coaching can bring
  • Communication skills, including rapport building, listening and questioning techniques
  • Models of coaching practice
  • Motivators and drivers that influence our behaviour

How is the course assessed?

This is a highly participative course and provides considerable opportunity for safe coaching practice within the session. This, together with group discussions and various activities / exercises form the basis of the assessment. On completion of this non-accredited course, an in-house certificate of attendance and participation will be issued.

How much will the course cost?

This one-day course costs £50.

For details of concessionary rates, please email training@volunteercornwall.org.uk or call 01872 266984.

What are the opportunities for progression?

This course enables learners to progress onto a range of accredited and non-qualification courses in areas such as Mentoring, Information, Advice or Guidance, Mediation, Learning Support and Customer Service.

Further dates available