The SFEDI Awards Practitioner Certificate in Social Enterprise Support is designed to enable Social Enterprise Advisers to advise, develop and improve small businesses through changes to the business. It involves specialist knowledge in the area of Social Enterprise. Those likely to undertake this qualification are individuals who operate as business support professionals and is also applicable to those operating as managers and consultants to Third Sector organisations.

Overview

Regulator
Credit Value credits
Guided Learning Hours 35 hours
Duration Completion within three years
Structure Minimum of 5 and maximum of 7 sections
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

Learners must be employed within a social enterprise adviser 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 2014/15

New Qualification Application Form

New Delivery Location Application Form

Staff Matrix Update Form

Centres

Related Qualifications

Level 3 Diploma in Developing and Implementing Socially Enterprising Ideas in Organisations
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing and Delivering a Sustainable Social Enterprise Activity
Level 2 Award in Preparing and Delivering a Social Enterprise Activity
Level 1 Award in Undertaking an Individual Role Within the Planning, Delivery and Review of a Social Enterprise
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
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