CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)

The second of our three entry level qualifications it will help you to prepare for a career in procurement and supply and progress onto the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

You have four core modules to complete then choose one elective module to make your learning pathway more relevant for you.

No formal entry requirements required, join as a Student Member to get started on this qualification.

If you have started this qualification on the previous syllabus your full transfer details will now be available in your MyCIPS account. Alternatively try the online transfer guidance.

Based on the Tactical and Operational levels of CIPS Global Standard, you will learn how to apply factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge of procurement and supply. You will be able to complete tasks and address problems that are well-defined but may be complex and non-routine. You will understand what relevant information is required and how to interpret and review its effectiveness.

This is the first of CIPS qualifications where elective modules are introduced, giving learners the choice of a specialist professional pathway such as Procurement or Supply Chain.

To get started on a CIPS qualification programme, you will need join as a student member online. You can then book your exams online.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Typical job titles:

  • Administrator
  • Assistant buyer
  • Assistant contract officer
  • Contract analyst
  • Stock / inventory controller / planner

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  • Worldwide

Supply Chain Certification




Short (0-3 months)

  • English
  • Online

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