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CIPS Level 6 L6-PD1 Leadership in Procurement & Supply

Part time course

Course outline

CIPS are the leading body representing the field of purchasing and supply chain management. Established in 1932, they have grown to become the central reference for industry best practice, with their code of conduct being the standard around the world. In 1992 they were awarded a Royal Charter in recognition of their status as a centre of excellence and support for the profession.

We have successfully offered the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) qualifications for fifteen years and have been awarded the Centre of Excellence accolade for the last 7 years.

What will I learn?

The Level 6 professional Diploma consists of three compulsory modules and two optional modules; Leadership in procurement & Supply, Corporate & Business Strategy, Strategic Supply Chain Management, Programme & Project Management and Legal Aspects in procurement & Supply. Modules are studied on an individual basis followed by examination.

How will I learn?

Assessment for each module is carried out through examination. Each module includes 35 hours of lectures, CIPS also recommend 80 hours of self study per module with the course book and materials provided for each module. Classroom session include a range of taught session, group work, activities and group discussions.

What are the entry requirements?

Successful completion of the CIPS Advanced Diploma or equivalent, students also need to be a registered student member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS). Please visit or call CIPS direct on 01780756777 for further information on application.

What else do I need to know?

It is the student's responsibility to arrange and book the relevant examination direct through CIPS; enrolment/booking forms are available from Each day part time module runs for 5 weeks at SGS Filton Campus. Modules run from 1pm - 9pm on a Thursday afternoon and evening and are followed by CIPS exam.

Each block release module runs for 5 days at SGS Stroud Campus. Modules run from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and are followed by CIPS exam.

What can I do next?

Progression onto the Executive Diploma in Purchasing & Supply Level 7

Course Info:

Block course Module Programme ( Stroud Campus) available on request. Day Part Time course Module Programme ( Filton Campus) available on request.



Payment plans are available for course fees over £150; 3 month instalment plans are available for courses which run for 6 months or more and 6 month direct debit payment plans are available for courses which run for 9 months or more, there will be a one off fee of £15.00 for these facilities.

How do I apply?

For more Information contact Debra Spencer

Email: Tel: 0117 9092367

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CIPS Level 6 L6-PD1 Leadership in Procurement & Supply

Qualifications: CIPS Level 6 L6-PD1 Leadership in Procurement & Supply