The time it will take to develop competency in the units that form this qualification is dependent on existing skills and experience.
Typically, to complete within the specified course duration, it is recommended that students commit approximately 3-5 hours per week plus additional time for assessment to developing their competency through a range of learning, work based skills testing and assessment activities.
To achieve the qualification you will complete 8 units of competency including 7 core units and 1 elective unit.
This program has been purposefully designed to accommodate working professionals. Accordingly, all training, course material completion and practical coaching activity is conducted in a way that is mindful of an appropriate work/life balance. To achieve the qualification you will need to:
- Complete practical workplace coaching of individuals and/or teams
- Complete pre-course work
- Complete practical coaching workbooks
- Complete an MBTI profile for your own self awareness
For the Coaching Assignment, you will: coach a person for four sessions, utilising all of the coaching models and tools learnt in the Cert IV program; and then write up a case study to reflect and consider your coachee’s situation, how you supported them and your own coaching performance.
The coaching you complete as part of your Coaching Assignment can be used as coaching demonstrations (see below).
Coaching Demonstration Recordings
The Certificate IV in Workplace and Business Coaching requires you to complete five (5) coaching demonstrations, using a variety of coaching models and tools from the program.
You must complete and pass all fivec demonstrations as part of your assessment.
If you are completing a face to face program or in-house program, providing you complete all face to face days and coaching practices and have been observed by the course facilitator, you will need to submit TWO coaching demonstrations at the end of your course work.
If you are completing the self-paced program online, you will be required to complete and submit five (5) recordings for assessment.
You will be given feedback by your course facilitator or online assessor for all demonstrations.
Units of Competency
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|Develop self-awareness, responsibility, and accountability in the workplace|
|Develop rapport with individuals and teams in the workplace|
|Coach individuals and teams in the workplace|
|Apply coaching models to workplace scenarios|
|Facilitate individual and team’s vision, values and behaviours in the workplace|
|Lead effective workplace relationships|
|Demonstrate leadership in the workplace|
|Lead and facilitate a team|
While there are no mandatory entry requirements, It is recommended entrants have:
- A minimum of six months employment or volunteer experience in working with a range of people in the workplace
- Competency in literacy (reading and writing), oral communication and learning strategies – sufficient to use coaching tools to coach people in the workplace; reflect on their coaching and receive feedback; and document answers to assessment questions.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of skills and knowledge gained through previous studies, work and life experiences may be used to award competency for Units of Competency within this qualification. Read more on Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer or call 1300 658 337.
As our delivery partner, payments for this Qualification are made directly to Open Door Coaching. Upon completion of your application form you will be entered into the Open Door system for payment and delivery. Open Door has card or invoicing payment options.
Open Door Coaching is a leading and respected provider of coaching Qualifications and Certifications. In fact, Open Door designed and delivered Australia’s first qualifications in workplace coaching, with government and International Coaching Federation accreditations.
AIM recognises the ability and impact of Open Door and is proud to share access to the Cert IV, ensuring our clients get the best Qualification available to meet their goals.