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We will be adding to this list in the future but please feel free to contact a member of our Customer Service Team who will be delighted to help you if you have any further queries. Our Customer Service Team can be contacted at customerservices@sfediawards.com.

Approval as a SFEDI Awards centre lasts for 3 years with a re-approval requirement at that point in time.

Re-approval for a further 3 years is £600 + VAT but if you centre registers a minimum of £5000 worth of registrations per year for the 3 year approval then re-approval for a further 3 years is free of charge

SFEDI Awards provides a programme endorsement offer that means you can provide your customers with recognition of achievement and use the respected SFEDI Awards brand. This endorsement offer is for programmes that develop the knowledge and understanding of individuals through training programmes that benefit small and medium size enterprise.

The short answer is anyone who wants to develop their enterprise and entrepreneurial knowledge. Details of the appropriate age ranges can be found under the overview section of each of the qualification pages on our website. For further details of who the qualification is appropriate for and the types of job role that the qualification would support please see the qualification specifications that can be found under the documentation section of each of the qualification pages on our website.

SFEDI Awards qualifications are all allocated Guided Learning Hours that aim to provide you with an idea of how long it would take your customer to complete the qualification but if you have any questions then our Customer Service Team would be delighted to support you. If you would like to talk to one of our Customer Service Team members you can contact them at customerservices@sfediawards.com

Once an organisation has been approved as a SFEDI Awards centre then you are provided with logins for our dedicated registration and certification system which allows you to easily register your customers for SFEDI Awards qualifications and then claim certificates once they have completed their programme of learning.

This Enterprise Apprenticeship offers anexciting way for your customers to make a real impact within a business. It looks at the subject of enterprise in a new way to support people to use enterprise and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills to benefit existing companies of all sizes. For further details please see the information displayed under the documentation section for the Level 3 Diploma in Enterprising Skills in a Business Environment

SFEDI Awards aims to attract public funding for our qualifications where we can in order to support access for your customers. Further details can be found within the Funding of SFEDI Awards Qualifications section of the website.

SFEDI Awards provides 2 External Quality Assurance visits per year but additional visits are available at a charge

SFEDI Awards qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual are available for overseas delivery and if your organisation is interested in how you could do this then please contact a member of our Customer Service Team who will be delighted to support you. If you would like to talk to one of our Customer Service Team members you can contact them at customerservices@sfediawards.com

SFEDI Awards operates under a 30 day payment period and further details can be seen within our Invoicing Policy within the About Us section of the website

In order to add further qualifications to your centre offer you will be required to submit the Qualification Application Form to customerservices@sfediawards.com.

For ease we have made the form available under the documentation section of all of our qualification pages on the website

To add additional staff you will be required to submit the Staff Matrix Update that can be found within the centre documentation library section of the website to customerservices@sfediawards.com. You will need to submit copies of up to date CVs for each of the staff listed on the matrix at the time of submission.

To apply for a replacement certificate you will be required to submit the Replacement Certificate Application Form that can be found within the centre documentation library section of the website to customerservices@sfediawards.com. Please note the original certificate will need to be returned to SFEDI Awards and the replacement certificate will be stamped as ‘Replacement Certificate’.