Why Career Coaching?

Now more than ever people are seeking career coaching. Organisations are also focussing on the need to offer career advice and coaching as part of their approach to talent management. BSC recognise the importance of this and have developed this specialist CPD course for coaches in, or wishing to move into, this role or for individuals who would like to provide career coaching on a freelance basis.

Course description

This Online Face to Face, ILM Recognised programme that aims to use executive career coaching skills in the context of career issues. Learners will build on their skills and techniques to provide effective career coaching and counselling.

The programme is held over 2 days, with 1 hour of home-learning following each session and is a very practical, skills-based programme that is underpinned by knowledge and theory. Prior to the programme you will have a 1-1 meeting with the tutor to identify your learning priorities. You will also be given access to a range of career tools and techniques that can be used in career coaching and try them out. You will be asked to complete the Strong Interest Inventory prior to the programme which will also be used. Following the workshop days, learners are to complete a coaching diary assignment based on real-life career coaching sessions. This is a unique opportunity to gain recognition through ILM Recognised certification.

This course is for practising coaches.

This course is for you if you…

  • Are a coach
  • Are involved in coaching in your organisation
  • Would like to build on your existing skill-set and help develop your colleagues through career coaching.
  • Work freelance and would like to add career coaching to your portfolio

Tutor profile

Shelagh O’Leary

Shelagh has over 25 years’ experience as a human resource development professional having worked in local government, the criminal justice sector and more recently the National Health Service. She has been instrumental in the development of HR strategy, organisational development, leadership development, talent management and the delivery of training and education, nationally and internationally.
She is an executive coach and has specialised as a career coach with a wide range of clients in the public and private sector. Shelagh has operated at board level having been a member of Skills for Justice, and is a member of the CIPD membership and CPD committee. She is also a member of the Career Development Institute, the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and the Institute of Directors.



Oct 21, 2024

9am - 5pm

ILM Recognised

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