CIPS - Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
Distance Learning College are experts in the field of purchasing and supply. Our industry specialist tutors support hundreds of students in the UK and worldwide everyday in achieving their Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualifications with us. CIPS qualifications are acknowledged in industry as a statement of professional excellence in the field.
Distance Learning College offer all levels of CIPS qualifications, from introductory purchasing courses to procurement management qualifications and advanced courses in strategic supply chain management. Whatever your level of experience, a CIPS course can help to progress your career in purchasing, procurement or supply chain management, and our expert tutors will give you all the support you need to gain a CIPS qualification whilst fitting your studies around your work or family commitments.
Flexible distance learning for your staff to fit with your business needs and develop the skills and achieve the qualifications for business success;
- Discounts on course fees for group enrolments
- Regular updates on student progress from your training and development advisor
- Flexible training packages tailored to your needs
- Networking with other businesses
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- Tell us about any qualifications you have already achieved
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- Our expert course advisors will assess the best options for you
If you are funding your own studies we can support you to get started on your course straight away without having to worry about paying your fees all at once;
- Flexible payment plans tailored to your needs
- Get started on your course for a small deposit
- Split the cost of your course in to manageable monthly payments
- 0% interest on all course payment plans and no additional or hidden fees
CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
CIPS Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is designed as an introductory purchasing course for those who aspire to work in or are new to purchasing and supply, or those who have minimal purchasing/procurement responsibility in their current role. It gives an overview of the fundamental principles and...
" Distance Learning College & Training has been a life saver for me. Being thrown in the deep end of purchasing and supply in our international company, I have been just treading water for a while now. Doing this course has given me a clearer picture of the business as a whole and I believe my work has improved dramatically from day to day because of what I'm learning! The tutor has been very helpful and he's always available to answer my questions! Thanks! "“”
CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is designed for those who are new to a buying or procurement role with minimal experience and no formal purchasing qualifications.CIPS Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations is a procurement course covering the fundamental concepts,...
" As a busy IT Manager I do not have a lot of time for study but Distance Learning College & Training has enabled me to focus the spare time I do have to learning the necessary modules in a very efficient manner. Within the first year of study I had managed to acheive more than I have in 20 years in the industry I will be looking to use DLC again to help me further improve my qualifications in the near future. "“”
CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply
The CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply enables students to develop knowledge and skills in procurement and supply to develop solutions to unpredictable problems, evaluate and use information to develop effective strategies, show effective judgement skills in planning activity and meeting quality standards.CIPS...
" Distance Learning College & Training has provided the perfect solution for me to achieve my CIPS without having to sacrifice any time away from the office - which would not be possible in the busy role that I am in. I am provided with a schedule of when work needs to be handed. I can work to when suits me best, which is ideal as I have a particularly busy social life also. "“”
CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is designed for those who have a significant level of experience working in a procurement and supply role. This CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply is made up of five units, 3 of which are compulsory with a further two optional allowing students to...
" Distance Learning College material is comprehensive but easy to understand. My tutor has a great deal of knowledge and is able to convey this in a digestible format making it easy to learn. "“”
CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
The CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply allows CIPS members to apply for MCIPS status. The course is an advanced course, designed for those who have 3 or more years’ strategic purchasing management experience, or who have gained the CIPS Advanced Diploma and wish to progress further.CIPS...
" The Diploma has given me the formal qualification I needed to run alongside the 10 years management experience I have gained. The support from my tutor was of great value and the project I completed was of massive benefit to both myself and my company. "“”