Purchasing and Procurement
The Purchasing and Procurement Course will help you to get to grips with purchasing and procurement, understand the practices of organisations that do this well and look at how to apply this in your own workplace. It will help you to contribute to purchasing projects, engage stakeholders and to obtain increased value and performance from your suppliers.
This Purchasing and Procurement Course is designed to help you to get to grips with purchasing and procurement, understand the practices of organisations that do this well and look at how to apply this in your own workplace. It will help you to contribute to purchasing projects and to obtain increased value and performance from your suppliers. You will learn about developing and agreeing specifications for goods or services, engaging stakeholders as you do so. You will explore a variety of tools used in supplier selection and develop an understanding of the basics of negotiations.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device such as laptop, tab or smartphones. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards
After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
To simplify the procedure of evaluation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.
Why study this course?
The Purchasing and Procurement course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Certificate in Purchasing and Procurement|
|Module 01: Supply Chain Basics|
|Module 01: Supply Chain Basics||00:17:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 02: Role of Procurement in an Organisation|
|Module 02: Role of Procurement in an Organisation||00:23:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 03: The Purchasing Cycle|
|Module 03: The Purchasing Cycle||00:14:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 04: Purchasing Toolkits|
|Module 04: Purchasing Toolkits||00:32:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 05: Managing Competitive Bids|
|Module 05: Managing Competitive Bids||00:22:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Quality Management|
|Module 06: Quality Management||00:40:00|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Supplier Relationship Management|
|Module 07: Supplier Relationship Management||00:22:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 08: Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain|
|Module 08: Analysing and Reducing Risk in the Supply Chain||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy|
|Module 09: Improving Efficiency and Accuracy||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Category Management|
|Module 10: Category Management||00:31:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 11: Inventory Management|
|Module 11: Inventory Management||00:24:00|
|Assessment Module 11|
|Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Module 12: E-Procurement|
|Module 12: E-Procurement||00:23:00|
|Assessment Module 12|
|Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Purchasing and Procurement||00:10:00|
|Recommended Readings – Purchasing and Procurement||Unlimited|
|Optional Assignment – Purchasing and Procurement||Unlimited|
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