The SFEDI Awards Practitioner Certificate in Business Support is specifically designed to enable business advisers to help small businesses assess, develop and improve their business through both changes to the business and themselves.

Overview

Regulator
Credit Value credits
Guided Learning Hours 21 hours
Duration Completion within three years
Structure 3 mandatory sections
Age Groups 16-18, 19+
Entry Requirements

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

First Date for Registrations
Last Date for Starts
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

Learner Support

As part of our partnership with the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs, learners completing this qualification are entitled to 1 years free study membership normally worth £25 provided for by SFEDI Awards.

This membership enables learners 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
  • 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 our 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 your IOEE profile page

Progression Routes

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

Details of related qualifications can be found within the Related Qualification section at the bottom of this page

Documentation

Below you will find further details relating to the programme 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.

Specification

SFEDI Awards Fees and Prices

New Qualification Application Form

New Delivery Location Application Form

Staff Matrix Update Form

Centres

Related Qualifications

Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8
Level 5 Award in Championing Enterprise Mentoring
Level 6 Award In Understanding Economic and Enterprise Development
Level 6 Award in Understanding Business and Enterprise Support
Level 5 Certificate in Promoting and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring Activity
Level 5 Certificate In Championing and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring
Practitioner Certificate in Social Enterprise Support
Practitioner Certificate in Providing Business Information
Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise Training
Level 5 Certificate in Business Support
Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8
Level 5 Award in Championing Enterprise Mentoring
Level 6 Award In Understanding Economic and Enterprise Development
Level 6 Award in Understanding Business and Enterprise Support
Level 5 Certificate in Promoting and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring Activity
Level 5 Certificate In Championing and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring
Practitioner Certificate in Social Enterprise Support
Practitioner Certificate in Providing Business Information
Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise Training
Practitioner Certificate in Business Support
Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8
Level 5 Award in Championing Enterprise Mentoring
Level 6 Award In Understanding Economic and Enterprise Development
Level 6 Award in Understanding Business and Enterprise Support
Level 5 Certificate in Promoting and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring Activity
Level 5 Certificate In Championing and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring
Practitioner Certificate in Social Enterprise Support
Practitioner Certificate in Providing Business Information
Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise Training
Level 5 Certificate in Business Support
Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8
Level 5 Award in Championing Enterprise Mentoring
Level 6 Award In Understanding Economic and Enterprise Development
Level 6 Award in Understanding Business and Enterprise Support
Level 5 Certificate in Promoting and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring Activity
Level 5 Certificate In Championing and Supporting Enterprise Mentoring
Practitioner Certificate in Social Enterprise Support
Practitioner Certificate in Providing Business Information
Practitioner Certificate in Enterprise Training
Practitioner Certificate in Business Support