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

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Regulator SQA
Qualification Framework SCQF
Qualification Reference Number R276 04
Qualification Level 8
Credit Value 9 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 94 hours
Duration Completion within 2 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 December 31, 2025
Delivery Staff Requirements

The assessment and internal quality assurance qualifications are required to deliver this qualification.

If you are unable to provide evidence of the achievement of these qualifications you can submit alternative evidence, eg. reports from other Awarding Organisations that have previously viewed evidence, alongside the completion of the appropriate competency statement for the role you wish to complete accessed below:

Assessor Competency Statement

Quality Assurer Competency Statement

IOEE Studying Membership Eligible Yes
SFEDI Directory Eligible Yes
Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT) £143.00

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

Diploma in Business and Enterprise Support at SCQF Level 8

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