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Tony Swainston Ltd is a training organisation dedicated to supporting people to achieve their potential. We offer qualifications in Leadership and Management as well as Coaching and Mentoring that range from ILM level 5 to ILM level 7. Our ELCAS number is 7474.

Why choose to study with Tony Swainston Ltd 

Tony Swainston Ltd has been established in the UK for the past 19 years, with projects overseas in more than 20 countries. 

Tony Swainston Ltd is dedicated to providing training at the very highest level. In order to do this Tony Swainston himself personally carries out all of the course facilitation. You therefore know that you will be guided by someone who is recognised as one of the foremost trainers in the UK.

ELCAS approved provider

Tony Swainston Ltd is proud to have been an ELCAS approved provider over a number of years.

International qualifications

Tony provides ILM courses which are internationally recognised.

Tony writes all of the training material himself and this is constantly updated.

As well as the face-to-face training that is an essential part of each of the courses, Tony also provides ongoing support until a participant finally passes a programme. You will be provided with assistance along the whole journey to achieving full qualification.

Support materials

You will be provided with all of the resources that you require in order to achieve success. 

Pass rate

This is consistently above 90%.


Tony Swainston Ltd prides itself on receiving feedback from courses that is consistently at a five-star rating.


“An excellent course that provided the confidence to move forward with a career in coaching and access to qualities and potential that had remained untapped for years”. 

Sqn Ldr Andy Mewes RAF.

“A professional course delivered by a professional”. 

SSgt Pat O’Kane

ILM Professional Coaching & Mentoring Qualifications

Coaches are now in significant demand in business and both courses offered by us will provide you with a professional qualification that is recognised all around the world. They will also give you the confidence to know that the process of coaching that you are using will bring about real change for your clients.

For some time coaching has been recognised as a valuable skill within the British military. The skills that you will learn will therefore be of use to you to support both military personnel as well as business people in a wide spectrum of industries.

Tony Swainston Ltd is an Approved ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Centre. You therefore know that you will be studying with an organisation that you can trust. The courses on offer are designed to be of use to you whether you are a serving military professional or in a position of resettling following your military service.

ILM Professional Leadership and Management Qualification

Efficient and effective leadership and management is at the core of the success of any business. If you are looking to acquire a qualification, that has worldwide recognition, then this is what we can offer you. You may be transitioning into civilian life and if so the ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management will provide you with a distinct advantage when you are looking for a new challenge and career in industry or business. Tony has provided leadership and management training to a wide range of people, sometimes starting out in the business environment right the way through to CEOs and he will be the one who is taking you through this qualification.


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07919 045 429

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Coaching & Mentoring
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring
Who are these qualifications for? • These qualifications are for managers and those with significant responsibility for effective coaching and mentoring as part of their daily role within an organisational context. They are also ideal for individuals who wish to move into a development role or start a career as a freelance coach or mentor. Benefits for individuals • Be able to assess your own skills, knowledge and behaviours as a coach and mentor • Know how to manage the coaching or mentoring process within an organisational context • Deepen your understanding of how the organisational context can affect coaching or mentoring • Plan, deliver and review your coaching and mentoring • Plan your future development in coaching or mentoring
International 07919 045 429   email   website
ILM Level 7 Certificate and Diploma for Executive and Senior Level Coaches and Mentors
Who are these qualifications for? • The qualifications are designed for senior managers or Human Resources (HR)/Organisation Development (OD) professionals who wish to develop their expertise and credibility in the fields of Executive or Senior level coaching and mentoring, or to establish coaching at an organisational level. They are also ideal for professional coaches and mentors seeking to enhance and accredit their experience with a nationally recognised qualification. Benefits for individuals • Understand the strategic purposes of coaching and mentoring at an executive or senior level • Analyse the knowledge, skills, behaviours and practices necessary for effective coaching or mentoring at an executive or senior level • Plan, deliver and review own effective coaching or mentoring at an executive or • senior level • Learn why reflective learning is important for own professional practice • Be able to plan own future professional development activities as a coach or mentor operating at an executive or senior level
International 07919 045 429   email   website
Management and Leadership
ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management
Who are these qualifications for? • The Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management is designed for practising or prospective middle managers, helping them to develop their skills and experience, improve performance and prepare for senior management responsibilities. Benefits for individuals • Use core management techniques to drive better results • Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire • Provide strategic leadership as well as day-to-day management • Benchmark your managerial skills • Raise your profile in your organisation.
International 07919 045 429   email   website

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