Why study a CIPS course?
Whether you’re just starting out in procurement and supply and aspiring to a fruitful career in the field, or whether you’re looking to move into a middle to a senior management role, CIPS is the go-to qualification to assist you in reaching your goals. From certificate to professional diploma-level CIPS courses, you’re bound to find something that fits your current situation and long-term career goals.
The main motive behind thousands of students completing one or multiple CIPS qualifications is the professional boost that they provide. After all, CIPS courses are known as the leading qualification on the market for procurement and supply professionals. Not merely owing to CIPS’s Royal Charter, the certification offered by the organisation is also highly respected by recruiters around the world and employers in the procurement and supply industry. In many cases, employers will request a CIPS qualification when recruiting and will urge their employees to enrol in a CIPS course whilst working.
However, it isn’t just employers and recruiters who think highly of CIPS certifications. Students themselves continue to laud the knowledge and skills they acquired when studying with CIPS, with many reporting accelerated career progression in the form of pay rises, promotions and better job offers as a result. According to CIPS’s student survey, 90% of CIPS students stated that CIPS qualifications are recognised as the standard for the procurement profession.
What jobs can I do?
- Procurement Administrator
- Procurement Officer
- Procurement Manager
- Purchasing Analyst
- Supply Chain Coordinator
- Supply Chain Manager
- Chief Product Officer
What courses does the CIPS offer?
- CIPS Level 2 Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
- CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations
- CIPS Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Procurement and Supply
- CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
- CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply