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QQI

Purchasing & Procurement Certificate

 

Purchasing Procurement Course Overview

 

The Purchasing and Procurement Certificate course is an excellent foundation and entry level course for individuals with no prior experience in procurement. This course is ideal for buyers and anyone interested in developing a successful career in the  field of procurement.  If you wish to progress in sourcing, negotiation and procurement within a business environment, then this course is for you. 

 

 


Despite the downturn, the demand for experienced and qualified procurement executives has actually increased . Students who feel they have the required level of experience and ability can effectively by pass this introductory course and achieve direct entry to the CIPS Purchasing & Supply Diploma course . Entry level students with no prior experience who successfully complete this Certificate course  will automatically be eligible to commence the prestigious and comprehensive CIPS diploma. 

 

 

Course Aims

This aim of the Purchasing and Procurement FETAC level 6 Certificate course is to provide you with the basic knowledge, skills and competence to effectively manage the procurement function of any large or small organisation.

 

Working in Procurement involves sourcing reliable suppliers across the globe and maintaining continuity of supply at the right price. You will be able to distinguish between the procurement and purchasing functions and logistics aspect of different types of public and private sector organisations.You  will learn  tactical and strategic sourcing solutions and apply criteria for assessment of suppliers. Most importantly, the course will provide you with the latest techniques to implement cost savings, necessary to gain competitive advantage.


You  will learn  tactical and strategic sourcing solutions and apply criteria for assessment of suppliers. Most importantly, the course will provide you with the latest techniques to implement cost savings, necessary to gain competitive advantage. 

 

 

    

Progression

Many graduates of this entry level course progress directly to the CIPS Diploma in Purchasing & Supply and enter into careers as;  

Global procurement manager, Purchasing Manager, Head of Procurement, Purchasing officer, Procurement & Logistics officer, Senior Procurement buyer, Specialist Buyer, Commodities Buyer, Category buyer

 

 

Award:  Purchasing & Procurement Level 6 Minor Award 6N2183 Further Education and Training

Award Body:  QQI - Quality and Qualifications Ireland

 

 

 

 

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