Level 3 CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations


Entry Requirements

An interview with the course Tutor will take place, to ensure that this course is the right course for you. It is helpful to have a C/4 grade, or equivalent in English to support your written assignments.

What's Involved

This course is one of the first steps to MCIPS - the global passport to a career in procurement.

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply ladder of diplomas is the way to corporate membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) for professional buyers.

This course is aimed at new buyers in a purchasing role or those aspiring to a career in procurement. This qualification gives you the practical skills and knowledge to devise and execute procurement activities.

This course can be taken as per module.

Modules include:

> Procurement and Supply Environments

> Ethical Procurement and Supply

> Contract Administration

> Team Dynamics and Change

> Socially Responsible Procurement

What does it Cost?

Additional Costs: Membership paid direct to CIPS £189

Course fees include text book and exam fees (first sit)

What's Next

You can progress onto the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply or the Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship

What if I Need Support

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Course Assessment Method

Externally set and assessed exams for each of the five subjects

Course Information
Qualification Type: Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
Level: Level 3
Awarding Body: Chartered Institute of Procurem't&Supply
Academic Year: 21/22
Start Date: September 2021

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