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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titlePGCertMent&Cchg
CRICOS code056080K
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details
Contact details

Telephone +61 3 9905 2888 or email

Course coordinator


  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • Part-time study only.


This course is designed for professionals working in a range of human service and corporate sector organisations who wish to gain an all-purpose organisational qualification in mentoring and coaching.


This course aims to develop the capacities of professionals to support the learning and development of others through mentoring and coaching initiatives. Upon successful completion of the course, it is expected that participants will have:

  • an understanding of theories and models of mentoring and coaching in workplace and community contexts
  • formed expertise in assessing the climate for mentoring, and the viability and appropriateness of mentoring or coaching for their context
  • developed skills in designing, coordinating and evaluating mentoring and coaching programs
  • formed an understanding of the role of mentoring and coaching in supporting the development of learning cultures within organisations and
  • formed an appreciation of the role of mentoring in the formation of professional identities, and of the significance of this for learning.


This course comprises two 12-point core units.


Students complete:


Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring and Coaching