Procurement and Supply

Diploma program (Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS))

Diploma 2 years

About Procurement and Supply programme

Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply has eight core modules of 6 or 12 credits. Based on the operational and managerial levels of CIPS Global Standard, this is the essential toolkit to get you started on your professional procurement journey.

Join as a Student Member to get started on this qualification. Start on L4M1 Scope and Influence of Procurement and Supply and finish on L4M8 Procurement and Supply in Practice. The other modules can be done in any order.

If you have started this qualification on the previous syllabus your full transfer details will now be available in your MyCIPS account.  Alternatively try the online transfer guidance. 

What will I learn

  • Learn about the core principles, concepts and practical applications when procuring goods or services 
  • Gain essential knowledge and practical skills in contracting, negotiation, supplier relationships, ethics and asset management
  • Understand how procurement fits within the rest of your organisation and how it can help to shape key future business decisions

Based at the same level as the first year of an undergraduate degree course, you will be equipped with the essential knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately in your workplace.

Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and supply. You can join as a member online today. Once you've become a CIPS member you can book your examinations online.

Typical job titles:

  • Procurement/Purchasing Executive
  • Procurement Specialist
  • Contracting Officer
  • Supply Chain Analyst

Entry requirements for Procurement and Supply

  • A minimum of at least two A-levels (or international equivalent) or
  • CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate qualification is required.
  • Alternatively, you will need a minimum of two years’ relevant experience in a business environment.

Colleges offering Procurement and Supply

Procurement and Supply

Makini College
Nairobi County

Procurement and Supply

Nakuru College of Commerce and Hospitality
Nakuru County

Procurement and Supply

Oshwal College
Nairobi County