SFEDI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Business and Enterprise Support Services focuses on those who wish to develop the broad base of skills, knowledge and understanding needed by business advisers.

It is specifically for those working in the business support sector that help entrepreneurs who are starting up and developing businesses to review their progress, action plan improvements, implement changes to their existing or prospective business and develop their business skills and knowledge.

Programme Details




Qualification Framework



Qualification Reference Number




Level 5


Credit Value

13 credits


Guided Learning (Hours)

40 hours


Total Qualification Time (Hours)

130 hours



Completion within 2 years



2 Mandatory Units


Age Groups



Entry Requirements

Learners must be within a business support role in order to ensure that they have the required experience to evidence the requirements of the qualification.

The role must not be construed as work experience or instigated as a vehicle solely for the delivery of this qualification.

Learners should also possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.

First Date for Registrations

December 1, 2014


Last Date for Starts

November 30, 2019


IOEE Studying Membership Eligible



SFEDI Directory Eligible


Learner Support

An initial assessment will be carried out with you by your learning provider where any individual learning needs you may have will be reviewed and appropriate support put in place.


Below you will find the unit specification for the qualification setting out both the structure of the qualification and also the content of the units contained.

Level 5 Certificate in Professional Business and Enterprise Support Services

For additional guides that will support the delivery of the qualification click here.

Further Information

For further information or to arrange a time to talk through your requirements, please contact us.


Level 5 Certificate in Professional Business and Enterprise Support

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