This Purchasing & Procurement Certificate course is ideal for buyers and anyone interested in developing a successful career in the field of procurement or purchasing.
This course in purchasing provides you with the fundamental knowledge, skills and competence to effectively manage the procurement function of any small to medium size organisation.
One aspect of working in Purchasing and Procurement involves sourcing reliable suppliers across the globe. Maintaining continuity of supply at the right price for your clients or employer is a high priority. You will learn to distinguish between the different procurement and purchasing functions offered by different types of public and private sector organisations.
Our graduates are in high demand across several industries and sectors, but particularly roles as buyers in; food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, construction, aviation, transport, insurance, and facilities sectors.
Over 88% of successful graduates acquire new opportunities as, Procurement officers, Purchasing Managers, Buyers, working for employers where focus on value for money and service delivery, contract management and sourcing suppliers is essential.
The course allows you direct entry into the higher level chartered CIPS Diploma in Procurement & Supply or learners can use this certificate towards the further completion of a QQI Supply Chain Logistics Major Award (6M2192).
If you have some work related experience, you can skip the Certificate and apply directly to do the CIPS Diploma with CMI.
This Purchasing and Procurement course is a QQI Purchasing & Procurement Level 6 Minor Award 6N2183. QQI is Quality and Qualifications Ireland, the national awarding body.