The Level 1 Diploma in Passport to Enterprise and Employment supports individuals through the development of the knowledge and skills relating to personal enterprise development and how this can support in playing a part in the community and the wider society.

It also supports individuals to explore either how to search for sustainable employment through the development of the knowledge and skills to be a productive member of staff or to explore whether self-employment is a valid option as a career pathway and what would be involved in taking this forward.

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Regulator Ofqual
Qualification Framework RQF
Qualification Reference Number 603/2602/5
Qualification Level 1
Credit Value 38 credits
Guided Learning (Hours) 241 hours
Total Qualification Time (Hours) 380 hours
Duration Completion within 2 years
Structure A minimum of 38 credits from the Personal Social Development, Employability and/or Self-Employment sections
Age Groups pre-16, 16-18, 19+
Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however, in order to benefit from undertaking the qualification, learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements.

First Date for Registrations December 1, 2017
Last Date for Starts November 30, 2025
Delivery Staff Requirements

There is no requirement for Delivery/Assessment or Internal Quality Assurance staff to hold the Assessment or Internal Quality Assurance qualification.

It is recommended that, as best practice, staff should be working towards these or already achieved the appropriate qualification.

If the centre decides to use none qualified tutors/trainers/line managers for the delivery or quality assurance of a qualification, staff members must demonstrate their knowledge and understanding and skills within the delivery, assessment and quality assurance of programmes of learning.

This can be done through the completion of one the following documents dependent on the role the individual will be undertaking:

Assessor Competency Statement

Quality Assurer Competency Statement

If you wish to access public funding for the delivery of qualifications, please refer to your funding agency for delivery staff qualification requirements.

IOEE Studying Membership Eligible Yes
SFEDI Directory Eligible No
Registration Fee for Centres (excl. VAT) £55

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 1 Diploma in Passport to Enterprise and Employment

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