Professional Business Support for Business Advisors and Mentors
Our SFEDI Awards qualifications support the development of skills and knowledge for business support professionals and offer a national standard so that those offering the support can demonstrate their competence within their chosen role.
The business support professional qualifications bring up to date skills and knowledge to ensure that those offering business support services are highly skilled and continue to support the start and growth of business and the economy together.
National schemes such as Get Mentoring, Start Up Loans, New Enterprise Allowance and Growth Vouchers have brought changes in the knowledge and skills requirements for business support professionals across the many professional disciplines of the professional community supporting individuals through their enterprise journey. Our offer recognises this and we provide induction, development, assessment and verification (QA) of the following SFEDI Awards (QCF) qualifications.
Level 5 (QCF) Certificate in Professional Business and Enterprise Support Services
Level 7 (QCF) Certificate in Professional Business and Enterprise Support Services Level 7 (QCF) Diploma in Professional Business and Enterprise Support Services
Level 3 Award in Enterprise Mentoring (QCF and non regulated)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN SPECIALIST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SUPPORT
As a unique provider of social enterprise support and recognition, some of these qualifications have additional units of study that are recognised by the Social Business Alliance IOEE Enterprise Academy. They are professionally approved and support the development of individuals offering specialised areas of social business support.
IOEE Academy Certificate in VCSE Support (bolt on study for L5 and L7 qualifications)