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NFQ Level 5 Accredited Coaching Qualification for the Activation Sector

Our Award in Coaching & Career Employability Specialist Programme offers an NFQ level 5 accredited coaching award from Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) along with Career & Life Planning’s Career Employability Specialist Programme, endorsed by the Institute of Employability Professionals and recognised by ILM.

The programme is ideal for individuals seeking to develop the tools, knowledge and confidence to coach people as part of their role

within the activation sector, while the Career Employability Specialist offers specific skills and techniques to help the long-term unemployed into sustainable employment.

This combined programme provides the learner with the necessary skills and techniques required to be highly effective and knowledgeable when dealing with unemployed and vulnerable clients, host company mentors and management.

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Programme Objectives

  • Know how to employ the tools & techniques of an effective coaching model
  • Understand how coaching works
  • Focus on the jobseekers personal development, confidence building and practical strategies for gaining employment
  • Equip the learner with specific skills and techniques to work effectively with jobseekers
  • Employ the creative and innovative “5 Steps to Success” Methodology
  • Build positive relationships with unemployed and vulnerable clients
  • Understand the workings of the employability sector and identify sources of supports available
  • Apply core coaching principles and practices
  • Explain the importance of compliance, legislation, ethical conduct, quality assurance and case management

Benefits of the Programme

For the Individual:

  • Internationally recognised coaching qualification
  • Specialised programme focusing on helping the unemployed in to sustainable employment
  • Learn how to create demand for the jobseeker and achieve positive outcomes
  • ILM membership for 12 months

For the Organisation:

  • Improve performance within the organisation through better coaching skills and techniques
  • Ensure your team are equipped with the right skills, knowledge and ethical understanding they need to work effectively with the unemployed and vulnerable clients
  • Create consistency of coaching and employability skills throughout the organisation
  • Better focus on positive outcomes with measurable results

About the Programme

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Indicative Programme Contents

Award in Coaching Modules:

  • Reflecting on workplace coaching skills
  • Undertaking Coaching in the Workplace
  • Understanding good practice in workplace coaching

Career Employability Specialist Modules:

  • Creating Demand for the Jobseeker
  • Leave Unemployment
  • Adapt to Employment