Interested in training to become a coach?

A Coaching Apprenticeship may be for you.

This is an exciting development opportunity for any staff interested in developing their coaching skills. A fast track, 14 or 15 month, online Coaching Apprenticeship is available.

There are two providers offering the apprenticeships- BPP in partnership with Grant Thornton and OCM


OCM offer a full programme over 14 months and a fast-track programme over 12 months. They offer a digitally supported, blended learning programme.

A reording of a briefing session that OCM did for LU staff is available. For further information and if you are interested in joining the February cohort please email the provider. A recorded awarenes webinar is also available to view. A schedule of dates for 2024 are available.

To apply you wil first need to complete the online eligibility checker - this include an initial skills scan of the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours needed to develop as a professional coach doing this apprenticeship. Once completed you will automatically be registered onto the Learning Pathway to complete your enrolment.

Further Information about taking an Apprenticeship

Guidelines for managers on the coaching apprenticeship can be found in the Coaching Apprenticeship - Guidelines for Managers document.

NB. For more information about using apprenticeships to develop staff please see the following information: