CIPS Certificate

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Is it right for me?

This level 2 qualification is ideal if you’re just starting your career in procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role.. You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to start your studies at this stage. Successful completion of the CIPS Level 2 Certificate provides a route for progression on to the CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate, the CIPS Level 4 Diploma, the CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma and finally the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma. It’s what businesses and employers are looking for.

What will I learn?

The CIPS Level 2 Certificate will enable you to recognise and describe the key processes in procurement and build your professional knowledge and competence. The course consists of the following five units: Procurement and supply principles; Procurement and supply functions; Procurement and supply processes; Procurement and supply administration; Procurement and supply stakeholders.

How am I taught?

The course is delivered through live videoconference teaching sessions which introduce fresh content and linked workshops that focus on quizzes, case studies and past papers The course timetable for 2017 is set out below.

CIPS Certificate

Weekday Evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Module From w/c To w/c Exam Date
NC4 Procurement and supply administration 10.09.18 05.11.18 w/c 12.11.18
NC5 Procurement and supply stakeholders 10.09.18 05.11.18 w/c 12.11.18
NC1 Procurement and supply principles 18.02.19 06.05.19 w/c 13.05.19
NC2 Procurement and supply functions 18.02.19 06.05.19 w/c 13.05.19
NC3 Procurement and supply processes 21.05.18 09.07.18 w/c 16.07.18

Our offer includes feedback on practice exam papers, individual ‘catch up’ tutorials for those who miss sessions and online access to session slides and example answers. We also provide a guaranteed pass whereby if clients are unfortunate enough to be unsuccessful in an exam ( our pass rates were 97% in the last exams we hasten to add!) we will continue to tutor them without charge.

How is my understanding assessed?

Assessment for each module is by multiple choice examination. We provide all the support necessary to make sure you are successful – including a guaranteed pass!

Can I view a teaching session?

We run ‘test drive’ sessions every week when the course is being taught. You are most welcome to take part in a teaching session, meet with us and talk to our current clients . Just let us know when it would be convenient for you to join a session.

What do I do to move things forward?

If you wish to move things forward we will send you a (short!) registration form for you to complete so we can confirm your place on the course.