Tuition From
£1150 (Plus Vat)

CIPS Level 4 Diploma

Is it right for me?

The Diploma in Procurement and Supply is ideal for those who have a few years business experience, 2 ‘A’ levels or CIPS qualifications in purchasing and supply. It is an intermediate level purchasing course. The CIPS Diploma together with CIPS Levels Advanced and Professional Diplomas is the most common route to reach full membership status (MCIPS).

What will I learn?

You’ll develop advanced skills in negotiation, and understand the complexities of contracts and other commercial arrangements. You’ll learn how to measure the effectiveness of supply chains and analyse their impact on your business.

See the detailed content for each of the five units of the course by downloading the syllabus.

Study Options

  • Study at your own pace with our full distance learning programme
  • Study with a group by attending our weekly or weekend face to face or virtual classes

Study Options

  • Study at your own pace with our full distance learning programme
  • Study with a group by attending our weekly or weekend face to face or virtual classes

Course timetable for 2020/2021

Weekday Evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Weekday afternoons 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Weekend intensive classes

ModuleFrom w/cTo w/cExam Date
L4M1 Scope and influence of Procurement and Supply14.09.2009.11.20w/c 16.11.20
L4M2 Defining Business Needs23.11.2011.01.21w/c 18.01.21
L4M7 Whole Life Asset Management23.11.2011.01.21w/c 18.01.21
L4M8 Procurement and Supply in Practice25.01.2115.03.21w/c 22.03.21
L4M3 Commercial Contracting29.03.2103.05.21w/c 10.05.21
L4M5 Commercial Negotiation29.03.2103.05.21w/c 10.05.21
L4M4 Ethical and Responsible Sourcing17.05.2117.05.21w/c 13.07.21
L4M6 Supplier relationships17.05.2117.05.21w/c 13.07.21

Because the course is modular clients can start in September, November, February , March and May. It generally takes a year (40 weeks with breaks!) to complete the course. It is perfectly possible to take more than one exam at a time and finish earlier.

“Brilliant. A top quality, professionally managed training provider. Everyone always goes the extra mile to meet your needs. “

Helen Chamberlain

“Wonderful company. They’ve have been exceptional with supporting my CIPS learning. I would and have highly recommended Central Business School to all my colleagues.“

Roxanne H

“Been nothing but helpful since I started the course last year. The teaching is second to none.”

Paul Hodgkinson

“Brilliant support. Couldn’t have asked for more.“

Monika R

Contact us

Central Business School
[email protected]
01908 698 849

Milton Keynes Business Centre,
Foxhunter Drive, Linford Wood,
MK14 6GD

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