CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice

Access Duration - 365 Days
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Guided Learning Hour 32 Guided Learning Hours (32)
12 Credits Total Qualification Time (140 Hours)
12 Credits 14 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 02 Number of Modules 02
Qualification Number Qualification Number 610/0904/0
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What Will I Learn?

Cultivate active listening skills to facilitate effective communication with clients.
Build strong coaching relationships that encourage reflection and goal setting.
Employ various coaching techniques to adapt to different clients.
Apply critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to address coaching challenges.

Master the Art of Coaching Practice

Empower others, transform lives

The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice is designed to equip individuals with the skills, knowledge, and techniques to excel in the field of coaching. This level builds on from the foundation knowledge achieved through the Level 5 Award. It is a prestigious certification awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Whether you are an aspiring coach seeking a newfound passion or an experienced coach looking to progress further, this Level 5 Certificate provides a practical and comprehensive introduction to coaching.

Leading the way

The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice is an internationally recognised qualification. It is accredited by a professional awarding body that promotes management and leadership. The course is well-designed to meet the high standards set by CMI. Coaching aims to empower individuals and organisations to recognise their potential, unlock their mastery, and help navigate personal and professional goals. A coach plays a significant role in supporting clients through their journey, fostering growth, and raising self-awareness. The Level 5 Certificate will explore several topics including different coaching models, techniques, tools, and how to effectively support your clients and organisations to achieve their goals. In addition, you will acquire in-depth knowledge of the core principles of coaching such as effective communication, active listening, goal setting, and motivational techniques.

Key benefits enrolling to this course;

  • Enhance your professional credibility and demonstrate your commitment to coaching.
  • Understand the importance of ethical practices in coaching.
  • Share experiences and build a supportive professional network.
  • Apply your skills in real-world coaching scenarios.
  • Analyse your coaching interactions and identify areas for improvement.

Achieve professional success

Upon successfully completing the CMI Level 5 Certificate, you will emerge with increased confidence and a practical toolkit that empowers you to make a positive impact as a professional coach. This qualification equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue various avenues within the coaching field. You may choose to work within organisations that require coaching expertise, establish your own coaching practice, or contribute to personal and professional development initiatives.

Shape your future with Global Edulink

Global Edulink is a premium provider of high-quality CMI qualifications, ensuring our learners receive a thorough curriculum that meets the relevant industry standards and prepares them for future successes in coaching and best practices. Global Edulink is committed to delivering the CMI Level 5 Certificate through comprehensive, informative, and engaging training materials and resources that stand out from other learning platforms.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

The Path to Excellence with Global Edulink

Global Edulink is a leading and well-established online education provider in the thriving e-learning industry in the UK. Our primary objective is to provide complete access to education for learners worldwide. With a commitment to innovation, we continuously strive to keep our courses and resources innovative and up-to-date. At Global Edulink, we believe education has the power to break down barriers and change lives. We are dedicated to creating a world-class educational environment that promotes equality, prosperity, and opportunities for all. Recognised by highly respected accrediting organisations, our mission is to empower learners globally and help them achieve their full potential. This Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice opens doors to exciting opportunities and enhances your professional credibility. Global Edulink offers learners the flexibility to learn at their own pace. Additionally, we provide a wealth of free resources including FREE exam preparation webinars and career coaching and guidance to enrich and enhance your learning experience, making it more rewarding and fulfilling.

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CMI (Chartered Management Institute) is a renowned awarding body dedicated to empowering individuals and organisations through the recognition and development of leadership and management skills. As one of the leading awarding bodies in the field of management and leadership, CMI offers a comprehensive range of qualifications, certifications, and professional development programmes designed to enhance professional competencies and drive organisational success.

With its commitment to maintaining a high standard, CMI's qualifications are accredited by regulatory bodies such as Ofqual in England, Qualifications in Wales, and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations, and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Source: CMI UK website

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of coaching principles, techniques, and best practices.
  • Explore various coaching models and tools that can be applied in different coaching contexts.
  • Engage in self-reflection to enhance your own self-awareness as a coach.
  • Delve deep into your coaching style, strengths, and areas for improvement.
  • Be well-prepared to make a positive impact as a professional coach.
  • Foster interpersonal skills to create a transformative coaching environment.

There are no formal prerequisites to enrol for this CMI Level 5 Certificate. A good standard of English is recommended. Prior coaching experience is advantageous.

This certification is aimed at current and aspiring coaches, mentors, managers, and L&D specialists.

  • Professional Coach
  • Organisational Coach
  • Career Coach
  • Mentor
  • Department Managers
  • Project Managers
  • L&D Specialists
  • HR Specialists
  • Business Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs

The Level 5 Certificate consists of assessments designed to evaluate your understanding of the course material.

Upon successful completion, individuals will be awarded the Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice by CMI.

Unlock Your Coaching Potential

The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice opens the door to promising career prospects as a professional coach. This qualification highlights the individual’s skills, knowledge, and credentials to excel in coaching.

Here are some career prospects you can pursue, along with the average UK salary per annum (approximately) according to Glassdoor.

  • Executive Coach - £78,000
  • Project Manager - £76,000
  • Human Resource Manager - £73,000
  • Mentor - £67,000
  • Head Coach - £60,000
  • Career Coach - £54,000
  • L&D Specialist - £52,000

Course Curriculum

Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
Application Form: CMI Awarding Body Registration
01: Principles of Professional Coaching [531]
Unit Introduction – Principles of Professional Coaching
Chapter 1 – Understand the Principles of Professional Coaching
Chapter 2 – Understand the Process for Contracting and Delivering Professional Coaching
Unit Summary and Appendix – Principles of Professional Coaching
Assignment Brief – Principles of Professional Coaching
Evidence Booklet
Mark Sheet
02: The Role of the Professional Coach [532]
Unit Introduction – The Role of the Professional Coach
Chapter 1 – Understand the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours for Delivering Professional Coaching
Chapter 2 – Understand how to Manage the Coaching Relationship
Chapter 3 – Understand how Professional Coaches can be Supported in Their Coaching Role
Unit Summary and Appendix – The Role of the Professional Coach
Assignment Brief – The Role of the Professional Coach
Evidence Booklet
Mark Sheet
Additional Materials
Additional Materials
Submit Your Assignments
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice – Submission


A. The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice is a recognised qualification that equips individuals with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to excel in the field of coaching.
A. This course is ideal for aspiring coaches, experienced professionals seeking to enhance their coaching skills, HR professionals, leaders, and anyone interested in developing a career in coaching.
A. Yes, the CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This accreditation ensures the course meets rigorous quality standards and is aligned with industry best practices.
A. We offer self-paced learning for this course. However, your CMI registration will have an expiry date. You should aim to complete the course within 12 -18 months from the enrolment date.
A. Yes, Global Edulink offers learners the convenience of studying this course online.
A. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. However, prior experience in coaching is advantageous.
A. It enhances your coaching skills, boosts your professional credibility, and provides recognition within the coaching industry.
A. Yes, learners can progress to higher-level qualifications such as the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring, or even pursue a degree in coaching. Some higher-level courses may have additional entry requirements.
A. Yes, this is a globally recognised qualification and highly regarded worldwide.
A. Yes! The skills and techniques acquired such as active listening, effective questioning, and building rapport are transferable and can be applied in various professional settings.

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