Or follow us:
Join now to receive our Course Deals  

Buy Any Course or Bundle This Month & Get The Personal Success Training Program FREE

Certificate In Difference Between Coaching and Mentoring Online Course

Learn How Coaching And Mentoring Differ From Each Other

Learn How Coaching And Mentoring Differ From Each Other

Coaching is based on a partnership that involves giving both support and challenging opportunities to employees. Mentorship is a related skill that is often a part of coaching. It’s about being a guide, offering wisdom and advice when it is needed. This course will cover both of these essential skills.

In this course, you will learn how coaching and mentoring differ from each other. You will also learn the key aspects of each skill as well as supporting skills (such as goal setting, communication, feedback techniques, and adult learning principles).

After you complete this Coaching and Mentoring course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how coaching can be used to develop your team.
  • Develop the coaching skills that help improve individual performance.
  • Demonstrate the behaviors and practices of an effective coach.
  • Recognize employees’ strengths and give them the feedback they need to succeed.
  • Identify employee problems and ways you can help to correct them.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: Introduction
  • Pre-Assignment Assessment: Communication Skills

 Session 2: Defining Coaching and Mentoring

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Mentees, Proteges, and Telemachus
  • Matching Mentors
  • Defining Coaching
  • What Coaching Is Not
  • The Coaching Formula
  • The Three Factors
  • Coaching Skills

 Session 3: Coaching Assessment Review

  • Coaching Assessment and Scoring
  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Interpersonal Communication Skills

  • What are Communication Skills?
  • Making Connections
  • Getting Better with Communication
  • Open Questions
  • Closed Questions
  • Probing Techniques
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener

 Session 5: Critical Coaching Skills

  • The Five Skills
  • Making Connections

 Session 6: Setting Goals with SPIRIT

  • Setting Achievable Goals
  • Identifying Your Dreams
  • Inspiring Ideas
  • SPIRIT Goals
  • Getting on Track

 Session 7: Learning Styles and Principles

  • Learning Styles
  • Making Connections
  • Adult Learning Principles, Part One
  • Adult Learning Principles, Part Two
  •  Session 8: The Benefits/Consequences Matrix
  • Coaching Tools

 Session 9: Skills Involved in Coaching

  • Mix and Match

 Session 10: The Coaching Model

  • The Four Steps
  • Key Characteristics

 Session 11: Giving Effective Feedback

  • Important Elements, Part One
  • Important Elements, Part Twos

 Session 12: Coaching Problems and Solutions

  • Case Studies
  • Making Connections

 Session 13: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

8 June 2019 12:12:56 AM

Excellent course, I have learned a lot about coaching and mentoring. It is also good that you write tests.

22 May 2019 09:31:27 PM

I have learned so much from these courses

21 March 2019 08:47:09 PM

fab course

21 March 2019 08:42:56 PM

fantastic course!

16 March 2019 03:18:56 AM

I felt this course was detailed and clear. It gave me what I needed without taking too much time out of work.

13 March 2019 12:39:06 AM

A great introduction to coaching. I've worked through this course in three days and have learnt a great deal.

10 January 2019 11:23:33 PM

Useful information :)

17 December 2018 07:23:47 AM

Very informative. Recommended

25 November 2018 08:21:32 PM

Great course, very in depth as to how the coaching process is maintained

22 November 2018 06:14:39 PM

wow...this had a LOT of information but well set out and in bite size chunks. Plenty to think about

11 November 2018 12:11:58 AM

Easy to follow topics, with good examples and good layout of the information.

23 October 2018 03:44:27 AM

Very good knowledge gained

20 October 2018 07:56:15 AM

Lots of valuable content

11 October 2018 04:52:26 AM

Great Course that has thought me a lot about myself and how i teach things.

7 September 2018 10:14:40 AM

Great Course!

26 August 2018 06:41:52 PM

So interesting

10 August 2018 03:46:32 AM

Great course! Recommended!

2 August 2018 06:37:26 PM


23 July 2018 05:40:15 PM

Simple to follow and understand, points are broken down to the point where you can envision the step or situation of what is being explained.

5 July 2018 11:28:41 PM


Load more reviews Loading...
Now Only ₩167449 Save ₩56150 (25%)
OFF RRP ₩223599
Delivery Method Online
Get Info Pack

Special Offer


Receive The Personal Success Training Program FREE, When You Purchase This Course - Limited Time Remaining!  (Value 452500)


The Personal Success Training Program Helps You Stay Focused To Achieve Your Goals!
  • How to layout a Success Plan.
  • Get where you want to be in life.
  • How to unclutter your mind to succeed.
  • Achieve your dreams using your imagination.
  • How to have faith in yourself.
  • 12 month online access,  24/7 anywhere.
  • Complement your individual course purchase.
  • Internationally recognized by the IAOTS.
  • Thousands of positive reviews.
  • Limited Time Offer - Ends Soon.

Share this course

Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002CAM0
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate