Gain globally recognised qualifications leading to MCIPS.
giving you an edge in the job market and when it comes to promotion.
to your employer, with a greater ability to manage spend and mitigate risk.
in your day to day role, with faster career progression.
and demonstrate your commitment to sustainable procurement practices.
You do not need any previous qualifications or experience to start the Certificate or Advanced Certificate.
To enter at the Diploma level you need at least two A levels or equivalent or a minimum of two years’ experience in a relevant role.
The ideal qualification if you're just starting your career in procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role.
This qualification is designed for those in an operational role who need the capability to carry out procurement and supply tasks.
A valuable management tool for those moving into junior and middle management procurement roles or those supervising the procurement function.
Provides senior buyers, contract and supply chain managers with the expertise to improve organisational procurement and to fulfil objectives.
Aimed at senior procurement professionals and heads of department. On successful completion you can apply for MCIPS.
Looking for support to start CIPS Qualifications? Talk to one of our approved study centres:
CIPS has a network of over 200 approved study centres globally offering a range of flexible courses.
If you have no previous professional qualifications or experience, our Certificate and Advanced Certificate (UC) are the starting point for you:
Do you have a minimum of at least two A-levels (or international equivalent), or at least 2 years' business experience?
You may be entitled to some unit exemptions if you already have a relevant degree or qualification.