Through this industry-standard CIPS qualification, you'll gain the advanced knowledge you need to play a major role in the success of any company, offering expert guidance on the performance and improvement of operational procurement.
When you study with us, you’ll gain the same CIPS qualification as you would in a classroom, but with all the benefits of flexible online learning:
You must have achieved your CIPS Level 4 Diploma before taking this course.
If you haven't completed Level 4, you can study it online with us before progressing to this advanced qualification.
Your course is fully online and is assessed through 5 in-person exams.
As this course involves in-person exams, you should find out where your nearest CIPS exam centre is before enrolling. You can search exam venues here.
You'll study and be examined on 5 units:
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPS Level 5 course guide.
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