Procurement Level 4 Apprenticeship

Level 4 Commercial Procurement & Supply Apprenticeship (Includes Level 4 CIPS Diploma)

Who is the programme for?

This apprenticeship is designed for employees who work within a procurement and supply chain function who have at least two years’ experience in a commercial role, a CIPS level 3 qualification or a minimum of 2 A-Levels. This programme includes the CIPS level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply. It is available to all employees (all ages) who work in England.

Duration

18-21 months.

Programme overview

  • This programme is delivered online via weekly interactive learning sessions with a CIPS trainer
  • It includes the CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain
  • Learners receive monthly one-to-one coaching with an experienced procurement coach
  • Learners receive Profex study guides and have full access to CIPS online resources
  • Peer to peer learning is facilitated with other procurement learners

What will employees learn?

Learning will cover the following:

  • The principles of procurement & supply
  • Understanding and defining business needs
  • Understanding the key steps to successful sourcing
  • Understanding supply chain risks
  • Ethical and responsible sourcing
  • How to prepare for effective negotiations
  • How to manage suppliers, contracts & relationships
  • Understanding category management

Why choose The Apprentice Academy

  • Multi Award Winning Training Provider
  • Over 10-year history of delivering high quality apprenticeships, with Ofsted awarding us a ‘Good’ Rating
  • High calibre team of qualified CIPS trainers and coaches
  • 96% of our clients rate our services as excellent or good.
  • Our CIPS exam success rates exceed UK averages – see recent results below

 

CIPS UNIT THE APPRENTICE ACADEMY (TAA) PASS RATE UK NATIONAL AVERGE TAA VS UK DEVIATION
L4M1 90% 81% +9%
L4M2 100% 78% +22%
L4M3 100% 81% +19%
L4M4 87% 63% +24%
L4M5 93% 81% +12%
L4M6 100% 87% +13%
L4M7 90% 93% -3%
L4M8 100% 65% +35%

Costs and funding

Employers paying the apprenticeship levy can use their funds to pay for this programme. Smaller organisations with an annual payroll bill of less than £3 million per year, will need to contribute 5% towards the cost of this programme. The rest will be paid for by the UK government.

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Next start dates

Check out our latest Timetables for 2021.

For further information please call us on 0161 200 1673, e-mail us on contactus@theapprenticeacademy.co.uk or fill in the form below.

 

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