SFEDI Awards provides qualifications through our delivery network to ensure the best support and most comprehensive learning experience is provided to individuals while they start and progress their entrepreneurial journey.
In order to support in meeting our goals we work with three Regulators ensuring that our qualifications are widely accessible to all who wish to undertake them.
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. In regulating qualifications, Ofqual administer the Regulated Qualifications Framework ensuring that listed qualifications are valid and fit for purpose.
Qualifications Wakes is the independent organisation responsible for the regulation of general and vocational qualifications in Wales. It is a Welsh Government sponsored body, independent of government, and is accountable to the National Assembly for Wales. In regulating qualifications, Ofqual administer the Regulated Qualifications Framework ensuring that listed qualifications are valid and fit for purpose.
SQA Accreditation quality assures qualifications offered in Scotland by approving awarding organisations and accrediting their qualifications. SQA Accreditation completes their task by regulating awarding organisations and their qualifications against published regulatory requirements and also support the addition of qualifications on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework.