The Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8 aims to provide professionals within the business and enterprise support profession with the necessary knowledge and skills in order to carry out their roles in an effective and efficient manner. The qualification also provides the opportunity for the learner to widen their knowledge as to the bigger picture of support services on a local, regional and national scale

Overview

Regulator SQA
SQA Reference Number R276 04
SCQF Level 8
Credit Value credits
Guided Learning Hours hours
Duration Completion within two years
Structure 5 mandatory units
Age Groups 19+
Entry Requirements

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

First Date for Registrations January 30, 2013
Last Date for Starts October 31, 2017
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

Registration Fee for Centres £

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 qualification 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 qualification 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.

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Centres

Related Qualifications

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
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