Coaching skills workshops

Valuing difference through coaching and mentoring - these workshops are open to anyone with line management responsibility.

Those who attend the workshops commit to work with at least 3 people from groups under-represented in policing.

Coaching skills workshops 2021 – going virtual to support inclusion

In response to the Covid 19 pandemic we had to postpone a number of planned workshops in 2020.

We've developed a new virtual coaching skills programme which builds and expands on the content of the one-day workshops. The aim remains the same – to build the coaching skills of managers to support the development and progression of officers and staff from groups currently under-represented in policing. 

All participants in the programme agree to mentor at least three colleagues in their home or neighbouring force/organisation.

The new programme has three sections (pre-work, inclusion, diversity and coaching content and supervision), interspersed with periods of application and reflection by you in the workplace.

The first two cohorts will act as a pilot for the programme.  Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Please book by emailing:

You will be supported throughout with access to two qualified and experienced coaches, who will be leading the sessions live. As well as the opportunity to participate in two coaching surgeries, there will be additional opportunity for questions on your practice during the virtual sessions. For support in the workplace, you should seek out those colleagues who have attended the previous College of Policing/PSA Coaching for Leaders Workshop and/or those who hold a coaching qualification – your force L & D team should be able to help.

By participating in this programme, you are making an important contribution to the drive for better representation at all leadership levels in policing. The skills covered in the programme will also enhance your effectiveness as a leader.

This programme requires your full commitment in terms of attendance and practice between online learning sessions.

Cohort 1 
Cohort 2 
Session 1Thursday 21 Jan  10am-12noon   Wednesday 27 Jan          3-5pm
Session 2
Thursday 4 Feb           
3-5pmWednesday 10 Feb10am-12noon
Session 3Thursday 18 Feb 10am-12noon   Wednesday 24 Feb3-5pm
Session 4Thursday 4 Mar   3-5pmWednesday 10 Mar                                                        10am-12noon
Session 5Thursday 18 Mar      10am-12noon   Wednesday 24 Mar3-5pm
Session 6
Wednesday 31 Mar     3-5pmWednesday 14 April10am-12noon
Session 7Thursday 15 April     10am-12noon   Wednesday 28 April3-5pm
Session 8Thursday 29 April        3-5pmWednesday 12 May10am-12noon

Optional Supervision Sessions​​

Supervision 1 Thursday 27 May 10am-12noonWednesday 9 June3-5pm
Supervision 2Wednesday 23 June   3-5pm Wednesday 7 July10am-12noon

The sessions will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Additional dates will be added as they become available.

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