The Level 5 Certificate in Coaching Services is for those who wish to develop the broad base of skills, knowledge and understanding needed by a coach.

Learners must be within a coaching role in order to ensure that they have the required experience to evidence the requirements of the qualification and the role must not be construed as work experience or instigated as a vehicle solely for the delivery of this qualification.

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Regulator Ofqual
Qualification Framework RQF
Qualification Reference Number 603/2804/6
Qualification Level 5
Credit Value 13 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 40 hours
Total Qualification Time (Hours) 130 hours
Duration Completion within 2 years
Structure 2 mandatory units
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however, in order to benefit from the qualification; learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements.

First Date for Registrations January 1, 2018
Last Date for Starts December 31, 2025
Delivery Staff Requirements

The assessment and internal quality assurance qualifications are required to deliver this qualification.

If you are unable to provide evidence of the achievement of these qualifications you can submit alternative evidence, eg. reports from other Awarding Organisations that have previously viewed evidence, alongside the completion of the appropriate competency statement for the role you wish to complete accessed below:

Assessor Competency Statement

Quality Assurer Competency Statement

IOEE Studying Membership Eligible Yes
SFEDI Directory Eligible No
Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT) £66

Learner Support

An initial assessment will be carried out with you by your learning provider where any individual learning needs you may have will be reviewed and appropriate support put in place


Below you will find the unit specification for the qualification setting out both the structure of the qualification and also the content of the units contained

Level 5 Certificate in Coaching Services

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