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Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Introduction to Coaching



From Sep 11, 2019 to Sep 12 2019

Course Duration:

2 days


Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH – this course can also be delivered on an in-house basis


A two-day workshop for anyone with line management and team responsibilities. The programme includes a pre-attendance self-assessment activity and 2 days of interactive theory and practice-based learning.

Day 1: 11 September 2019 (9.30 – 16.30)
Day 2: 12 September 2019 (9.30 – 16.30)
Please note: this is not a residential course and accommodation is not included.


To provide an introduction to coaching and mentoring techniques and how to apply them in a variety of workplace situations


 Principles of Coaching

  • The coaching continuum
  • Establishing your coaching baseline
  • Introduction to the GROW model and other coaching models
  • Asking powerful questions
  • An overview of learning theory
  • Contracting, expectations, process, ethics, code of practice and boundaries
  • Coaching skills, qualities and techniques
  • Communication and non-combative challenging strategies
  • Improving own coaching practice through reflection and review


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"Very enjoyable, personally rewarding and motivating course"

"The training, had a brilliant mix of theory and practice in a safe, relaxed environment"

"The knowledge, experience and skill of the two tutors was exceptional, they made the days fun, practical and valuable"

 "This programme is useful not only for coaches, but in everyday working life"

Member Organisations:  £345
Non-Member Organisations:  £375

(All prices subject to VAT)


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