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Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

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Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Introduction to Coaching



From Sep 20, 2017 to Sep 21 2017

Course Duration:

2 days


Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH – this course can also be delivered on an in-house basis


A two-day workshop for anyone with line management and team responsibilities. The programme includes a pre-attendance self-assessment activity and 2 days of interactive theory and practice-based learning.

Day 1: 20 Sept 2017 (9.30 – 16.30)
Day 2: 21 Sept 2017 (9.30 – 16.30)


Please note: this is not a residential course and accommodation is not included


To provide an introduction to coaching and mentoring techniques and how to apply them in a variety of workplace situations


 Principles of Coaching

  • The differences between, and definitions of, coaching and mentoring
  • Contracting, coaching ethics, code of practice and coaching boundaries
  • Agreeing expectations, processes and boundaries
  • Establishing your coaching baseline
  • Introduction to the GROW model and other coaching models
  • Asking powerful questions
  • Coaching skills, qualities and techniques
  • The coaching continuum
  • Communication and non-combative challenging strategies
  • An overview of learning theory
  • Personal development and emotional intelligence
  • Improving own coaching practice through reflection and review


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training@swcouncils.gov.uk or call 01823 270101

Related Courses:

 "Very enjoyable, personally rewarding and motivating course"

Member Organisations:  £315
Non-Member Organisations:  £345

(All prices subject to VAT.  Discounts for multiple bookings may apply)


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