Assessor Coach

This programme is for talented employees who want to learn and progress.

The assessor coach qualification is a dual professional, once achieved this qualification can be used to support others undertaking vocational and professional development as well as being put to use in a work setting as a formal coaching qualification. 

This qualification is for staff who have already completed the learner mentor level 3 qualifications or for anyone who has experience in professional coaching and wants to up skill knowledge, skills and behaviours.

Coaching is very much seen as a more complex set of interpersonal skills, compared with mentoring. It is more learner-centred, exploring the learners understanding and needs rather they just giving advice and feedback.

As with the learning mentor, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain a qualification which sits within the suite of learning and education, this isn’t sector specific so will support you own development for the future if you decide not to stay in retail.

Modules Include:

  • Inspire, motivate and raise learners aspirations through their passion for learning
  • Agree a programme of development and assessment, setting realistic but challenging goals that meet both the staff and the business needs
  • Learning strategies for inspiring staff, increasing their resilience in overcoming barriers and obstacles
  • Effective practice in giving feedback to guide progress and achieve
  • Giving timely feedback on progress towards mastery of relevant skills and knowledge


  • Career progression & Personal Development
  • Confidence and motivation within the world of coaching
  • Competent coaching skills will increase store performance
  • Dual Qualification, can be used to develop others in vocational qualifications
  • Earn as you learn
  • Government Recognised Qualification – equivalent to a Foundation Degree

Those with an annual wage bill of less than £3m do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy. Instead, 95% of each apprenticeship is funded by the government whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer to enhance the skills of their employee.

  • Employers are also be eligible for a £1000 incentive payment if the apprentice is aged 16 – 18.
  • Employers with less than 50 employees and where the apprentice is aged 16 – 18, the government will fund 100% of the apprentice and are eligible for a £1000 incentive payment.
  • Employers with those aged 19+ the government will continue to fund 95% of the apprenticeship programme whilst a 5% investment is required by the employer.
  • Businesses can manage this through the Apprenticeship Service online account.

For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

Funding available. For more information and guidance on this service then please get in touch with our team, who can give you further information.

15 months

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