How the Pool works:

Organisational membership:

(i) Reciprocal coaching 

  • Participating organisations contribute at least one coach to the Coaching Pool who is qualified, committed to continuous professional development and willing to coach externally.

  • Participating organisations can access coaching for any member of staff (depending on membership type and availability of coaches this can be unlimited access to coaching)

(ii) Coaching Champions Network

  • Each organisation identifies a Coaching Champion and they meet to steer the development of the Pool, share ideas and  best practice.  They also have access to a library of resources.

(iii) Free and Discounted CPD, Supervision and Training

  • Each Pool organisation has at least 5 free places at both the Annual Coaching Conference or the Annual Masterclass day
  • Pool organisations can access other discounted CPD and Supervision

  • Pool organisations can access discounted  Training on ILM Level 3, 5 and &  Coaching and Mentoring Qualification Programmes for any member of staff

(iv) Association for Coaching Membership 

The Pool benefits from corporate membership of the AC a leading independent professional body dedicated to promoting best practice and raising awarenss and standards of coaching worldwide. AC membership includes access to free monthly group supervision experience calls. As an organisation in membership of the Pool, one or more named individuals are enrolled as members of the AC under this Corporate membership 


Individual Coach Membership

(Organisations can add additional individual coaches from their organisation to their membership package at a discounted rate or individual coaches can join as CPD members).  

These members benefit from:

(i)  CPD and Supervision

  • A free place at either  the Annual Coaching Conference or  the Annual Masterclass day and a substantially discounted place at the other event

  • Discounted place at any other Coaching and Mentoring CPD or supervision events

 (ii) Association for Coaching Membership

  • Membership of the Association for Coaching with access to resources, discounted events and a free monthly Group Supervision Experience Call


Fees from 1 January 2019

Annual Pool Organisation subscription rates from 1 January 2019 (+VAT)
Organisational membership
(each Pool organisation commits to 1 or more qualified coach to provide reciprocal coaching)
Tier 1:
Tier 2:
SW Councils member organisation*
SW Councils member organisation* 
*Organisations can join SW Councils as an Associate member – please contact us for more information  



Training Prices for Coaching 

 January 2020 
Introduction to Coaching

SW Councils member organisation
or Coaching Pool organisation



Level 3 Certificate in Mentoring
Level 3 Certificate in Coaching

SW Councils member organisation
or Coaching Pool organisation


Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

SW Coaching Pool organisation
Non Pool

  • SW Council
  • Non-member



Level 7 Certificate in Executive Coaching
and Mentoring

SW Coaching Pool organisation
Non Pool

  • SW Council
  • Non-member



 Level 7 Certificate in Coaching Supervision 

SW Coaching Pool organisation
Non Pool

  • SW Council
  • Non-member




Documents & Links

Code of Conduct

Annual Coaching and Mentoring Conference

SW Coaching and Mentoring Conference 2019

Annual Coaching Conference video

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