CIPS Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply dlc_admin 2018-06-20T08:12:29+00:00
The CIPS Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply is a valuable investment for anyone considering progressing to a management role within the purchasing and supply chain management sector. This course focuses on organisational procedures and processes including negotiation, planning, risk management and data analysis.
The CIPS Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply covers units including:
Contexts of Procurement and Supply: learn how to offer advice to stakeholders on the sourcing process and understand the supply chains in which organisations operate
Business Needs in Procurement and Supply: understand how to find value-for-money solutions in the procurement industry and how to involve personnel in defining requirements
Sourcing in Procurement and Supply: tools and techniques to assess sourcing options from external suppliers; understanding if suppliers are commercially and technically capable to be a supplier
Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement and Supply: negotiating agreements with external organisations and the legal terms involved with commercial agreements
Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply: methods and structures to improve supplier relationships and performance, ensuring that the organisation’s costs, quality, risk management and timing are met
The CIPS Foundation Diploma is a level 4 qualification and is roughly equivalent to a BTEC professional qualification. To be enrolled on the CIPS Foundation Diploma, you will need at least two A-levels (or international equivalent qualifications) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate. Alternatively, you could qualify for the course if you have at least two years’ relevant industry experience.
To find out if you’re eligible for the CIPS level 4 course, give our Course Advisors a call free on 0800 012 6770.
About CIPS courses
When you choose to complete a CIPS course, you will be working towards a qualification from the leading institution in procurement and supply chain training, which will be recognised worldwide.
To find out more about what CIPS levels mean, and which course would be best for you, please get in touch with our expert Course Advisors, and they will recommend the best option to progress your career.
The benefits of studying with DLC
When you take a CIPS Level 4 course with DLC, you will benefit from the wide range of advantages of our five-star distance learning and support.
Our expert tutors are highly experienced industry specialists, who curate fantastic course materials and offer key insights from their years of experience. They will be on hand to advise and support you throughout your study, and you will also be assigned a mentor to help with anything else you might need. We are dedicated to helping every student achieve success, and we offer a guarantee, so if you don’t pass your qualification within two years of enrolling with us, you can re-sit your whole study period for free.
Distance learning provides you with a more flexible approach to study. Your CIPS course can work around your lifestyle or existing commitments, and you can work in the comfort of your own home. Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students unlimited support, so you can benefit from the flexibility of distance learning at the same time as feeling fully supported.
If you would like to undertake a CIPS diploma in Procurement and Supply with DLC, we have a number of different payment options, so you can choose the option that’s best for you. We accept payment in full or by monthly instalments, and we offer interest-free credit too.
If you are already in employment, you could also look into whether your employer could sponsor your studies. After all, the knowledge and skills you acquire are sure to benefit your existing role.
Find out more
If you have any questions about the CIPS Level 4 course, you can contact our team of Course Advisors to find out more. Our Advisors are highly trained in helping every individual achieve their career goals, and they will be able to advise on the best next steps for you.
Don’t wait for your future to come to you. Take the first step now and call us on 0800 012 6770 for a free career consultation.
The CIPS Diploma is a level 4 qualification and is the equivalent to a BTEC Professional Qualification but without the long hours and years to complete, giving you more time to concentrate on getting that new future.
This is a full UK regulated qualification highly valued within the UK and around the world
Academic equivalent to a BTEC Professional Qualification
Highly valued and sought after by employers throughout the UK and EU
Internationally recognised due to the skills and knowledge needed to carry out your role
Holds the same value certification from a college or university
Tailored, bespoke courses for you
Tailored, bespoke courses for you
Unlimited access to learning materials
Unbeatable Support Package
We guarantee the best support package on the market with industry experts here to support you through your studies.
We are proud of our 98.6% pass rate, we guarantee you are in safe hands when enrolling on a course with DLC.
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Award Winning Expertise
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Units you can study
These are an example of the units you can study:
Contexts of Procurement and Supply
Business Needs in Procurement and Supply
Sourcing in Procurement and Supply
Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply
Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement and Supply
Enhance your CV
Qualifications including a CIPS Level 4 Procurement and Supply Operation can be vital in securing you your dream job. By completing an online distance learning course, you are showing initiative, a desire to learn and progress. These are all skills employers place a heavy importance on.
From the moment you enrol onto your CIPS distance learning course, you can pop it on to your CV. Even, when you’re applying for a job and your qualification is ongoing – many organisations will be willing to support you. It’ll make you stand out from other potential candidates.
If you need further tips to enhancing your CV, speak to one of our dedicated Course Advisors today. Give us a call on 0800 012 6770.