CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply
Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply has eight core modules of 6 or 12 credits. Based on the operational and managerial levels of CIPS Global Standard, this is the essential toolkit to get you started on your professional procurement journey.
What will I learn?
Power up your career with the right skills from the start.
Developed using the Procurement Cycle as its focus, you will:
Learn about the core principles, concepts and practical applications when procuring goods or services
Gain essential knowledge and practical skills in contracting, negotiation, supplier relationships, ethics and asset management
Understand how procurement fits within the rest of your organisation and how it can help to shape key future business decisions
Based at the same level as a first year of an undergraduate degree course, you will be equipped with the essential knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately in your workplace.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. You can join as a member online today. Once you've become a CIPS member you can book your examinations online.
This is the highest entry point onto our diploma qualifications. A minimum of at least two A-levels (or international equivalent) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate qualification is required. Alternatively, you will need a minimum of two years’ relevant experience in a business environment.
Core skills upon completion of this qualification
You will gain a solid understanding of procurement and supply fundamentals and you will be able to apply this immediately back into your workplace.