Course Details

  • The Level 3 CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply qualification will help you to prepare for a career in procurement and supply and is ideal for you if you’re looking to specialise in the profession and to progress onto higher level qualifications in procurement.

    You will learn how to apply factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge of procurement and supply. You will be able to complete tasks and address problems that are well-defined but may be complex and non-routine. You will understand what relevant information is required and how to interpret and review its effectiveness

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, the applicant should possess determination and a willingness to take part.

  • You will be assessed through five multiple choice examinations over the year.

  • Upon successful completion of this course students can progress onto the Level 4 CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply at The Manchester College.
    Alternatively, you could use the skills developed to become an administrator, assistant buyer, assistant contract officer, contract analyst, or a stock or inventory controller or planner.

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  • The cost for this course is £1,265.
    There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford the tuition fees for this course and other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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