Level 5

CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply - Level 5

CIPS Advanced Diploma in Procurement & Supply - Level 5


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  • Subject area:

    Higher Education, Purchasing and Supply, Work Based Learning

  • Attendance:

    Part Time

  • Qualification:

    Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply

  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Venue:


  • Start Date:


About the course

Modules covered.

  • Managing Risks in Supply Chains
  • Management in Procurement & Supply
  • Improving the Competiveness of Supply Chains
  • Category Management in P&S
  • Sustainability in supply Chains

Benefits of Chartered Institute or Purchasing and Supply Training

CIPS training provides the essential basis for significantly enhancing business performance. The course is designed to improve business results and achieve excellent student results in a cost effective manner.  Benefits include:

  • Development of strategic thinking and operational focus with regards to the purchasing function and supply chain management leading to increased productivity and profitability.
  • Effective use of management resources and management time leading to increased efficiency.
  • Development of leadership skills including team building and development.
  • The improvement of performance management leading to increased staff motivation and retention.  


This course is suitable for those in purchasing and supply in the Manufacturing, Service, Retail and Public Sectors working as higher grade technicians, professionals or managers. The range of skills developed covers management of own responsibilities, risk analysis, an appreciation of marketing role within organisations and assessment of efficiency and effectiveness of operations.

Completion of the level 4 Foundation diploma in Purchasing and Supply or a relevant degree. It is recommended that prospective students contact the course tutor immediately to arrange an informal interview. Students who intend to start in September should apply between April and September. The interview will enable both tutor and prospective student to clarify the suitability for entry to the intended course. It is important for prospective students to contact the Institute to register and check for any exemptions after interview and before for the course starts.  You can do this by e-mailing education@cips.org




Not applicable for this type of course


Please note:  Additional costs payable to CIPS, plus five course study texts at approximately £34 each purchased from the CIPS shop.

Fees for this course can be paid via;

  • Student Loan
  • Company Sponsorship
  • Self-Funding

For further information on Student Loans please visit. www.gov.uk/contact-student-finance-england

Attendance requirements

Tuesday 13.00 - 17.00


Progression onto the Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.


For further information please contact our Admissions Team by emailing admissions@crawley.ac.uk or by calling 01293 442200 - press option 2 for Admissions. If you are an employer or are looking to join this course to support your job role, please contact a Skills Adviser on 01293 442200 (press 4).

Crawley College is recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). For further information about the institute visit: http://www.cips.org/en-GB/Qualifications/