The Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8 aims to provide professionals within the business and enterprise support profession with the necessary knowledge and skills in order to carry out their roles in an effective and efficient manner. The qualification also provides the opportunity for the learner to widen their knowledge as to the bigger picture of support services on a local, regional and national scale

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Regulator SQA
Qualification Framework SCQF
Qualification Reference Number R276 04
Qualification Level 8
Credit Value 9 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 94 hours
Duration Completion within 2 years
Structure 5 mandatory units
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

Learners must be employed within a business support role that will enable them to evidence the requirements of the qualification. Learners should also possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification

First Date for Registrations January 30, 2013
Last Date for Starts December 31, 2019
Delivery Staff Requirements

The assessment qualification is required in order to deliver this qualification

The internal quality assurance qualification is required in order to quality assure this qualification

IOEE Studying Membership Eligible Yes
SFEDI Directory Eligible Yes
Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT) £130.00

Learner Support

An initial assessment will be carried out with you by your learning provider where any individual learning needs you may have will be reviewed and appropriate support put in place

Progression Routes

Those who complete this qualification may wish to undertake other SFEDI Awards qualifications further details of which can be found on our website.

SFEDI Awards offers a range of qualifications which explore the further development of enterprise skills and knowledge.


Below you will find further details relating to the qualification and also the necessary paperwork for your approved centre to add it to your centre offer. If you require further information or would like guidance please contact the SFEDI Awards Customer Service Team who will be more than happy to help you

Qualification Specification

SFEDI Awards Fees and Prices

Additional Qualification Application Form

Staff Matrix Update Form


Related Qualifications

Level 7 Certificate in Professional Enterprise Mentoring Services
Level 5 Certificate in Professional Enterprise Mentoring Services
Level 3 Award in Enterprise Mentoring
Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8