Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations


This qualification is designed for those in an operational role who need the capability to carry out procurement and supply tasks.  You will develop the knowledge to understand demand management, arrange supply logistics and implement new contracts.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply.

Program Objectives

Capability to apply key tasks associated with procurement and supply operations.

Program Contents

Procurement and supply environments	AC1
Procurement and supply operations	AC2
Procurement and supply workflow	        AC3
Inventory and logistics operations	        AC4
Procurement and supply relationships	AC5

Training Methodology

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Assessment and Certification

•CIPS examinations for qualifications units are hand written and paper-based.
•The following principles are adhered to when CIPS exam papers are developed:
•The unit content will be assessed through the use of the learning outcomes (LOs), and parts thereof, published within the unit content guides. All LOs will be assessed within every assessment.
•All LOs within a unit are weighted equally. The coverage of each LO within an assessment is equally weighted.
•All questions within an assessment are compulsory. There are no optional questions. All assessments are marked out of 100%.
•The standard of the assessment is set by the LOs within the unit content.


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Available Dates
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Program Details
Awarding Body: CIPS
Targeted Audience
Contract officer
Inventory controller
Fees Details
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