The Level 5 Certificate in Sales is for those learners who wish to gain an understanding of sales and what is involved in working within a sales environment including the sales process, sales theory, techniques and targets.

For more information about the qualification and how it may help you read the Statement of Purpose

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Regulator Ofqual
Qualification Framework RQF
Qualification Reference Number 601/8711/6
Qualification Level 5
Credit Value 22 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 126 hours
Total Qualification Time (Hours) 220 hours
Duration Completion within 2 years
Structure 1 mandatory unit and 4 optional units with at least two at Level 5
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for these qualifications. However, in order to benefit from undertaking them, learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.

First Date for Registrations May 1, 2016
Last Date for Starts March 31, 2021
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) £120.00

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 sales skills and knowledge.


Qualification Specification
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Additional Qualification Application Form
Staff Matrix Update Form


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