Frequently Asked Questions

Currently, we offer 3 venues:

  • Eton, Berkshire
  • Guildford, Surrey
  • Bristol

All venues are in easy reach of the main train stations

We also run in-house courses around the UK for corporates with a larger number of delegates.

Not yet. This is because we like to discuss your goals with you to determine the most appropriate coach training course for your needs.

For now, simply complete the contact us form and we will be in touch.

Level 5 is 4 x training days and 1 assessment day. It is made up of  2 x 2 consecutive days per month over a 3 month period, followed by 6-9 months practice and preparation time to work on assignments.

Level 7 is 6 x training days. It is made up of 3 x 2 consecutive days per month over a 3 month period, followed by 6-9 months practice and preparation time to work on assignments.

We offer all our participants access to one fee paying coach session.

As qualified coaches ourselves running our own coaching courses, we also offer a one-day masterclass course dedicated to creating a successful coaching business.


“Thanks to the catalytic effect of this course on me, my life has changed dramatically. Due to the excellence of the teaching, guidance and the calibre of the people on the course, I have just signed up my first coachee, within a week of completing.” Stephen Allott, Test Analysis Training Manager, Capita IT Professional Services

Visit the home page to see more delegate testimonials.


Practical Coach Training offers a fresh way to obtain ILM qualifications. We run practical training days, offer plenty of support between sessions and continued support until you complete the qualification. We use creative ways of assessing, rather than essays and many former participants are already successfully helping people develop and businesses grow. As qualified coaches ourselves, we make our courses practical yet fun to offer a richer experience. We keep our group sizes small to ensure you get the most of our your training sessions.

We keep in contact with all participants between sessions and are available for calls to review your practice coaching sessions. We also support our participants until they have produced all of the course work ready for submission.

Yes. We offer a 10% discount for subsequent places booked after the first place.

The Practical Coach Training Alumni offers lifelong connections and peer support. The Level 5 and Level 7 communities is the place where participants share experiences, coach each other and offer feedback on each other’s coaching.

Level 5 is designed for those new to coaching.

Level 7 is an advanced course for people who have already acquired some coaching skills.

You don’t have to have completed the level 5 course to undertake level 7, but there is an entry criterion for the level 7.

One of our team will have a chat with you and recommend the best course for you.

No. We have access a group of coachees ready to be coached and help with your training.