The Level 5 Award In Championing Enterprise Mentoring focuses on the broad base of skills, knowledge and understanding needed by enterprise mentors. The qualification is for those who wish to learn about and operate as an enterprise mentor champion and promote the benefits of enterprise mentoring


Regulator Ofqual
Qualification Framework RQF
Qualification Reference Number 601/2342/4
Qualification Level 5
Credit Value 7 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 36 hours
Total Qualification Time (Hours) 70 hours
Duration Completion within two years
Structure 2 mandatory units
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

Learners must be employed within an enterprise mentoring role that will enable them to evidence the requirements of the qualification. They must have either a qualification of at least Level 3 standard within mentoring or a minimum of 2 years relevant experience. Learners should also possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification

First Date for Registrations January 1, 2014
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 No
Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT) £

Learner Support

As part of undertaking a SFEDI Awards enterprise or enterprise support qualification you receive 1 years study membership* of the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs. This membership enables you to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Regular information on what’s happening through the IOEE Enterprise and Mentoring Monthly including case studies of people just like you who are becoming more enterprising
  • Opportunity to access the national government Start Up Loan initiative through the IOEE and Start Up Loan Company strategic partnership
  • Opportunities to meet other business owners in our online communities who are happy to share how they have been there, done it, got the t-shirt and continue to wear it!
  • Enterprise resources including videos and articles to enhance your understanding of enterprise and enterprise support
  • The chance to meet other members through Meet a Mentor and networking events
  • A chance to compare notes with other entrepreneurs and business support professionals through the online groups and forums
  • A chance to promote yourself and your business to other IOEE members through the IOEE profile page


*1 years free study membership of the IOEE for SFEDI Awards learners aged 18 years and over

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 within our Business and Enterprise Support series which may be appropriate.


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
Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8
Level 4 Certificate in the Provision of Skills Development Advice to a Business
Level 3 Award in Enterprise Mentoring