A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
Short Course / CPD
6 weeks, comprising weekly 3 hour sessions, a day workshop and action learning sets, plus self-directed study time.
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
While this certificate is aimed towards managers who wish to enhance their skills and management practices, it is open to anyone who would might find coaching skills useful in their professional life.
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
To read about the course in more depth, please download the course handbook: 2017/18.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
Will explore and discuss the key theories and concepts of coaching and action learning as a managerial competence, the personal and organisational context for the deployment of such skills with a particular focus on performance management and development. This module will explore and critically discuss basic personality theory and its relation to coaching, various definitions of coaching, comparing coaching to other management skills and styles, the core principles of coaching and key skills, coaching models and include observation of skills practice and feedback. It will also explore the role of manager as coach, coaching for performance, and development.
20 Credit Module at Level 7
Reflective reports and essays.
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
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You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£725 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
Please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted. You will be advised to apply through the University Online Application System.
Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.
Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361/3408