CIPS Courses

CIPS level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply

As an alternative to our Procurement Apprenticeship programme, the Apprentice Academy can offer the CIPS Level 4 Procurement Diploma as a commercial option to those individuals who want to complete the qualification only – without the apprenticeship elements.

The programme is delivered using online technology and our CIPS trainers deliver the training ‘in real time’ meaning that individuals can learn remotely and there is no need for travel. Exams will be arranged at the nearest CIPS exam centre.

Why choose The Apprentice Academy

  • Multi Award Winning Training Provider (National Delivery)
  • Ofsted ‘Good’ Rating & High Success Rates
  • Online Learning Which is Climate Friendly & Minimises Carbon Footprint
  • Multiple Starting Points Throughout the Year – So Learners Can Start Quickly
  • All Our Coaches & Trainers are Industry Specialists
  • 96% of Employers & Learners Rate Our Services as Excellent
  • Pass rate of CIPS Exams exceed UK National Average – see recent results below.

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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%

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

Programme elements include:

  • 26 Academy LIVE interactive online workshops (9.30am-12.30pm)
  • All sessions are recorded so learners can revisit
  • 10 Academy LIVE revision sessions (9.30am-12.30pm)
  • Profex Study and Revision Guides
  • Workbooks and Teaching materials
  • FREE training sessions on Category Management


£2577 + VAT

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