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Do you want to upskill your procurement function?

Do you want to upskill your procurement function?

Wednesday 6th March 2019

Do you want to upskill your procurement function?

In procurement and want to get yourself ready for the next role?

Working outside procurement & supply and would like to progress you career in the procurement & supply chain field?

• Materials Management

• Finance

• Stores & warehousing

Want to know what 'good' procurement is in other organisations?

Want a formal qualification leading to MCIPS?

Applied 'best practice' learning in your work environment?

Do you tick any of these boxes? If so, the Level 4 Standard in Commercial Procurement & Supply could be the perfect way to taking your next step in your career.


The Standard describes the skills, knowledge and behaviours that an individual requires to be fully competent in an occupation. To complete the apprenticeship you will study for the CIPS exams with the end point assessment consisting of:

A Project Report - The Project Report will be based on a workplace project which has a focus on two elements of the procurement cycle and has a word count of approximately 5000 words. This must be broad enough to enable application of all the knowledge, skills and behaviours you have learned.

Presentation & Questioning - 10-minute presentation around your work role and responsibilities This will be followed by a 30-minute questioning session which will include a minimum of one question from each of the knowledge, skills and behaviours sections.

For more information, visit the Institute for Apprenticeships website with the link below.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/commercial-procurement-and-supply-formerly-public-sector-commercial-professional/

or speak to us about how we help you onto the apprenticeship programme

http://www.theprocurementacademy.com/qualifications/apprenticeships

Call us on 0113 433 3495 or email us at admin@theprocurementacademy.com