CIPS Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply dlc_admin 2018-07-06T12:28:13+00:00
CIPS Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply Training Course
The Level 4 Foundation Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) is a valuable investment for anyone considering progressing to a more senior role within the supply chain management and procurement sector. This course focuses on organisational procedures and processes including planning, negotiation, risk management and data analysis.
The CIPS Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply covers units including:
Contexts of Procurement and Supply: understand the supply chains in which organisations operate and learn how to offer advice to stakeholders on the sourcing process
Business Needs in Procurement and Supply: understand how to find procurement solutions which are the best value for money, and learn how to involve personnel in defining requirements
Sourcing in Procurement and Supply: discover tools and techniques to assess sourcing options from external suppliers, and learn how to tell whether suppliers are commercially and technically capable
Negotiating and Contracting in Procurement and Supply: learn about negotiating agreements with external organisations, and the legal terms involved with commercial agreements
Managing Contracts and Relationships in Procurement and Supply: learn how to implement methods and structures to improve supplier relationships and performance, whilst ensuring that your organisation’s requirements are met
The CIPS Foundation Diploma is a level 4 qualification, which is roughly equivalent to a BTEC professional qualification. To enrol on this course, you will need to have at least two A-levels (or international equivalent qualifications) or a CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate. Alternatively, you may be eligible to enrol if you have at least two years’ relevant industry experience.
To find out if the CIPS level 4 course is the right option for you, please contact our Course Advisors on 0800 012 6770 (Freephone).
About CIPS courses
When you choose to complete a CIPS course, you will be working towards a qualification from the leading institution in supply chain and procurement training, which will be internationally recognised.
Here at Distance Learning College and Training (DLC) , we offer a wide range of CIPS courses, starting with CIPS Level 2 and ranging all the way up to CIPS Level 6, so you can find the qualifications you need to support you at every step of your career.
Once you have completed CIPS courses at level 4, level 5 and level 6, you will be eligible to work towards becoming a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS), which is one of the most prestigious qualifications in the procurement and supply sector.
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 choose to take a CIPS Level 4 course with DLC, you will benefit from a wide range of advantages as part of our five star distance learning package.
Our training is provided by industry expert tutors with years of experience in the supply chain and procurement sector. They will be on hand to provide unlimited support throughout your studies, and you will also be assigned a mentor to help with anything else you might need.
Our CIPS courses are delivered by distance learning, which gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace, from the comfort of home. This approach makes it much easier to fit your studies alongside a full time job, and any other commitments you may have.
We are so dedicated to helping every student achieve success, that we even offer a guarantee. If you don’t pass your qualification within two years of enrolling with us, you can re-sit your whole study period free of charge.
How to apply for your CIPS Level 4 course
If you’re interested in applying for the CIPS Diploma in Procurement and Supply, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our team who will be more than happy to assist you. Our Course Advisors will guide you through the process, answer any queries you might have at this stage, and help you to get enrolled. Call them now on 0800 012 6770 (Freephone).
Paying for your course
There are a number of payment options available to you if you would like to enrol for a CIPS diploma with DLC, so you can choose the option that best suits your circumstances. You could choose to pay upfront in full, or by monthly instalments with interest-free credit available. Alternatively, you could look into whether your employer would be willing to sponsor your studies.
Find out more
To find out more about our CIPS Level 4 Diploma course, contact us today. Our Course Advisors are highly trained in helping every individual to achieve their career goals, and they will be able to guide you in the right direction. Call us on 0800 012 6770 for free guidance on the best next steps for you.