Outstanding coach training

We provide accredited coach training courses for in-house and external professionals, focusing on powerful and practical coaching methods that bring results and positive change.

These small group courses use practical and innovative methods. Each course takes 5 to 6 days spaced over a few months and takes place around Berkshire, Bristol and the Home Counties.

We currently offer the following Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) accredited programmes:


Who we do it for

Our coach training courses are for professionals who want to create profound and positive shifts for their clients, colleagues and themselves, including:

The value of coaching

Coaching helps a client bridge the gap between where they are now, and where they want to be – much more effectively and quickly than if they worked alone.

  • By raising awareness with powerful questioning techniques to gain clarity on what the client wants, uncover their own answers and who they are at their core

  • By enabling the client to create practical, step-by-step action plans to achieve their vision and complete their goals

  • By creating the space for the client to discuss their challenges and aspirations, in a non-judgmental way

  • By providing on-going support through any changes or obstacles a client may encounter

  • By exploring frameworks and strategies to create lasting change and success

“The most vital role of a coach
is to help their clients to unlock their potential:
to maximise performance, to overcome obstacles while building
confidence and resilience and to get the results they are striving for.”

The benefits of coaching with Practical Coach Training

Business & School Leaders


  • Key skills to drive performance in others

  • Greater adaptability to address people issues

  • More incisive focus on strategic priorities

  • Enhance decision-making skills of colleagues, direct reports and team

  • Professional and personal development

  • Greater level of empowerment, engagement and collaboration by giving staff the opportunity to be heard and to be coached

  • Higher levels of employee engagement

  • Reduction in staff turnover

  • Increase in positive work morale

  • Appreciable movement in work/life balance

Freelance Coaches

Training Organisations

  • Use unique and powerful techniques to deliver valuable coaching sessions

  • Quickly and accurately diagnose what your clients want to achieve from coaching

  • Ensure immediate results for clients and exceed their expectations

  • Build and expand your coaching practice by giving you your first client

  • Extend your range of services with accredited ILM coaching qualifications without the expense of registering as an ILM centre

  • Put coaches and trainers through the training to accredit them to a high and consistent standard

  • Increase business opportunities and consistent training standards, to ultimately grow company revenue.