The Level 5 Certificate in Business Support (QCF) focuses on the broad base of skills, knowledge and understanding needed by business advisers. It is specifically for those working in the business support sector that help entrepreneurs who are starting up and developing businesses to review their progress, action plan improvements, implement changes to their existing or prospective business and develop their business skills and knowledge.
Level 5 Certificate in Business Support (QCF)
|QCF Reference Number||501/1142/5|
|Credit Value*||23 credits|
|Guided Learning Hours||72 hours|
|Duration||Completion within two years|
|Structure||3 mandatory units|
|Age Groups||16-18, 19+|
|First Date for Registrations||1st September 2010|
|Last Date for Registrations||31st December 2013|
|Entry Requirements||There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications. However, in order to benefit from undertaking them, candidates should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to perform as enterprise mentors and to address the assessment requirements of the qualifications.|
*Please note: these SFEDI Awards Qualifications are part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), applicable in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing successful candidates with transferable qualification credits.
Who May Be Interested In This Qualification
Those who are working as business advisers
At present SFEDI Awards is researching and writing possible progression route qualifications for learners who complete this qualification.
Essential DocumentsQualification Specification (1105) Qualification Overview (414)
SFEDI Awards Qualification Application Form (1163)
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