"I've gained much more confidence in questioning and listening skills. Plus, I have been able to recognise times where I am not being a good listener in my conversations with other people."

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Learn to Coach

We offer a practical skills based programme, flexibly delivered, that will enable you, pastoral staff, teaching assistants, teachers, lecturers, tutors and students to add coaching skills to help learner development within your educational context, We also offer this to members of the community or organisations who want to provide coaching as part of their business, or staff development. The course content will introduce you to coaching and give you the confidence to coach.

Our coaching course will provide you with the communication skills and ability to build collaborative facilitative learning relationships in a practical way. The content in the course matches what is required for an award in coaching by the Association for Coaching, we cover the following and more:

- Listening

- Questioning

- Clarifying, reflecting

- Use of a Structured Conversation

- Coaching Practice

These coaching skills are designed to increase self-awareness, encourage self-reflection, improve your wellbeing and performance, and support others to achieve their aspirations, goals and build their self-belief. The course will provide opportunities to put into practise the skills you learn. You will coach and be coached by your fellow participants. Our approach will help you move forward in clarifying your own goals, values and aspirations.

We want this training to be affordable for educational organisations, and are happy to work flexibly with schools on cost and delivery. Any income we generate allows us the opportunity to provide one to one coaching for young people.

We colloborate with MOE and deliver elements of the course with permission.

To book onto one of our courses recognised by the Association for Coaching click here (coming soon)


“I learnt how much I enjoyed coaching and that there places where I had to improve myself in my own life”

“This training was terrific, and I would recommend them highly. There were a myriad of opportunities available from 1-1 feedback and sessions with the trainers, per coaching, a Whatsapp Group, a direct phone line and email to the Elevate team. I believe the course helped me to develop a career as a coach that is imbued with all of my life experiences and as such it has depth, variety, humility and humanity at its core”

“I had a great experience with Elevate. The training enabled me to help my clients as well as myself. I felt supported throughout and help and guidance were provided when I needed it by my coach supervisor. The training provided me the essential skills to be a coach, such as active and deep listening, useful questioning and coaching presence”

“The training helped me to investigate what was stopping me completing a project. By making it into a goal broken down into smaller steps, I was able to finish the project and felt really good about it. Coaching allows a more measured and simpler look at how individual success can be attained. The listening and questioning skills that are learned through this training are amazing. The learning aides provided hold all the information required. I use the techniques learned through this training all the time both in my private and business life. I find it particularly helpful when providing feedback and dealing with confrontation.”

“The training was an incredible learning experience. From day 1 our trainers and our supervisor Kantz has always helped us and made himself available for any queries and assistance required we required. I learnt new skills and built on my current skills on how to coach young people and others professionally”

“During the Coach Training I was able to learn more about myself through various interactive exercises which were all based around practising the core coaching skills – questioning, summarising, becoming aware of using open, non-leading questions instead of those closed ones, setting goals, creating a good rapport with the client etc. I have learned how to switch off my inner noice and listen attentively, how to use Socratic questioning, SMART goals, I learned how to use GROW model for coaching and other coaching techniques. The big amount of practise and reflection throughout the whole course was important, I became more clear about the concepts and also more confident in my own abilities as I was in the role of the coach, the coachee and the observer many times. In my personal life, I became more effective as I gained more perspective and tools how to work with myself better.”

"Our last teacher coaching session with Elevate this evening. Fully inspired and would recommend ‘Elevate’ to everyone. Diolch!"


"Insightful and thought provoking morning session of coaching/mentoring delivered by Elevate."


"The training was very energising and engaging. It gave me a really good insight into how to help a coachee to identify their needs and solutions with minimum influence"


"The trainers were helpful, informative, accepting and non-judgemental. The sessions were really useful and the practical applications reassuring. I’ve learnt how to coach, and hold structured conversations with individuals that will enable them to rescue themselves"


"The trainers were brilliant, extremely helpful and kept me interested throughout each training day. I found information about being a good listener extremely valuable and apply it to the best of my ability in my conversations"


"While I learnt how to coach others, I was also able to to apply certain ideas to myself. Learning was fun and full of activity, engaging and interesting"


"I learnt a lot about myself and self-awareness and reflection. Will apply in my daily life"


Organisational Members of the Association for Coaching
Association for Coaching
University of South Wales
Vale of Glamorgan
Communities First