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Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship Overview

SR Supply Chain Consultants
Course summary
18-24 months
Apprenticeship training for companies
Next available date: January 2021 - United Kingdom
Course Dates
Online courses
September 2021

United Kingdom
January 2021

United Kingdom
September 2021

Course description

Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship Overview

The work of procurement and supply professionals involves the process of procurement of buying goods and services however, their roles are often much broader. The Commercial Procurement and Supply Chain Apprenticeship takes into consideration the extended range of related commercial activity such as influencing policy, financial analysis, engaging in contract law, and developing strategy to deliver services.

Encompassing the entire procurement cycle, achieving the Level 4 in Procurement and Supply will enable an individual to use their breadth and depth of experience to position themselves as a fully effective commercially skilled professional with transferable skills and career options that span the public, private and charitable sectors. This will be supported by the attainment of a Level 4 Diploma with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

Suitability - Who should attend?

This apprenticeship training is available to suitable for all organisations paying the Apprenticeship Levy looking for training for their apprentices.

The apprentice will need:

To have successfully completed the CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate. Alternatively, 2 years’ relevant work experience OR two A-level qualifications. It is recommended that delegates have a minimum of 5 x A*- C Grade GCSE’s which MUST include English and Maths at minimum grade C or 4. Copies of Certificates must be supplied as evidence to be exempt from the functional skills element of the standard.

The apprentice must:

  • Spend at least 50% of their working hours in England during the duration of the apprenticeship
  • Not be enrolled on any other apprenticeship or another DfE funded FE/HE programme at the same time as this apprenticeship
  • Have the right to work in England

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Commercial Procurement and Supply Level 4 Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

Training Course Content

  1. CIPSs Level 4 Diploma in Procurement & Supply (8 Units & 8 Examinations)
  2. Project Report (5000 +/- 10%))
  3. Presentation & Questioning Interview

The qualification consists of the following mandatory units:

  • Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply 
  • Defining Business Needs
  • Whole Life Asset Management 
  • Commercial Contracting
  • Commercial Negotiation
  • Ethical and Responsible Sourcing 
  • Supplier Relationships 
  • Procurement and Supply in Practice 

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SR Supply Chain Consultants - Specialists in Purchasing & Supply Training Courses

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd - Developing the People Behind Procurement & Supply

SR Supply Chain Consultants Ltd have been delivering procurement  training for a number of years, specialising in the delivery of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) qualification, and the Commercial Procurement and Supply Apprenticeship. SR Supply Chain Consultants...

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