CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Further Details




Procurement & Supply

Course Start Date

Monday 5th February 2024

Course Duration

Part-Time, 18 Weeks

Course Time

10:00 - 16:00

Course Fee

£ 2530.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

The Level 3 Advanced certificate is designed for those who are within an operational role and will provide the knowledge, skills and understanding in order to carry out procurement and supply tasks. The learner will develop the knowledge to understand demand management, arrange supply logistics and implement new contracts.

This qualification is designed for those working within the following typical job titles; Administrator, Assistant buyer, Assistant contract officer, cContract analyst, stock / inventory controller / planner. There are no age restrictions in relation to this qualification.

Course Requirements

Grade C or above in English and Maths.

What you will Learn


Each unit is assessed by an examination. Stockport College is a CIPS exam centre.


Students may be able to progress onto the Level 4 Programme; if they are within the right job role and have performed well on the level 3 programme.

Career Options

Mandatory Units

1. Procurement and supply environments
2. Procurement and supply operations
3. Procurement and supply workflow
4. Inventory and logistics operations
5. Procurement and supply relationships

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

Extra Costs Involved

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Hours Per Week

How Long To Complete

Programme Structure

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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