Course Details

This course focuses on giving you the skills you need to recognise and describe the key processes in procurement, and building your professional knowledge and competence.

CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

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Learning Outcomes

You will develop robust knowledge in creating quotations and contract and tender documentation, including e-systems, assessing quotations, addressing customer enquiries and supplier selection, performance issues and reviews. For more information, see course module details below.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements. You don’t need any prior professional qualifications or experience.


MODULES

Procurement and Supply Principles (CIPS Reference: NC1 | Guided Learning Hours: 20)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Know the roles of procurement and supply within organisations
  2. Know how products and services are received from suppliers and delivered to customers
  3. Know the main stages of the sourcing process
  4. Understand what makes up the main components of a supply chain
Procurement and Supply Functions (CIPS Reference: NC2 | Guided Learning Hours: 20)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Know the main types of organisations and how they operate
  2. Know the main elements of a procurement and supply function
  3. Know the main market factors that impact on a procurement and supply function
Procurement and Supply Processes (CIPS Reference: NC3 | Guided Learning Hours: 20)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Know the main components of contractual agreements
  2. Know the main sources of information on suppliers and customers
  3. Know the main types of systems for supplier selection, ordering and payment
Procurement and Supply Administration (CIPS Reference: NC4 | Guided Learning Hours: 20)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the need for the effective and efficient administration of purchases made with external suppliers
  2. Know the main techniques used for ordering supplies
  3. Know the main approaches to achieving timely deliveries of products or services
Procurement and Supply Stakeholders (CIPS Reference: NC5 | Guided Learning Hours: 20)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the need for the effective and efficient administration of purchases made with external suppliers
  2. Know the main techniques used for ordering supplies
  3. Know the main approaches to achieving timely deliveries of products or services


Student Testimonials

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Portia Ngwenya
CIPS Student - Highest Scorer in AC5!
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It has been very good, especially the fact that as a student you're offered the opportunity to express yourself and decisions are made quickly.

Mulalo Khubana
CIPS Student - Highest Scorer in AD5!
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Studying at Amilak Training Center has opened my eyes to greater opportunities that I never thought would be accessible to me in my line of work, within the business sector and also gave me the hope in the sense that if others can do this, so can I!

Maureen Kekana
CIPS Student - Highest Scorer in AC4!