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Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations

Procurement and Supply Management


The Level 3 Advanced certificate is designed for those who are within an operational role and will provide the knowledge, skills and understanding in order to carry out procurement and supply tasks. The learner will develop the knowledge to understand demand management, arrange supply logistics and implement new contracts.

This qualification is designed for those working within the following typical job titles:

  • Administrator
  • Assistant buyer
  • Assistant contract officer
  • Contract analyst
  • Stock / Inventory controller / planner

Entry Requirement

Anyone can start at this level, you don't need any prior experience or qualifications to start your studies at this stage.

Courses Covered

The learner must successfully complete 30 credits comprising of:

  • 4 Core Modules (each 6 credits)
  • 1 Elective Modules (6 credits)

Procurement and Supply Environments 

L3M1 Core 6 Credits OR

Ethical Procurement and Supply 

L3M2 Core 6 Credits OR

Contract Administration

L3M3 Core 6 Credits OR

Team Dynamics and Change

L3M4 Core 6 Credits OR
Socially Responsible Procurement L3M5 Elective 6 Credits OR
Socially Responsible Warehousing and Distribution L3M6 Elective 6 Credits OR

Objective Response [OR] - Single, short questions that require the candidate to choose or type a response to the question where the correct answer(s) are predetermined. These are auto marked. There are typically 15 available sitting options per OR exam during the OR exam week.

Constructive Response [CR] - Constructed response questions require the student to create ‘construct’ a response to the question, such as an essay by typing their response. There is only one sitting for a CR exam during the CR exam week.

Class Schedule

  • CTS College will be offering classes for 12 Credits per semester (2 x 6 credit units).
  • 6 credit units are held on Saturdays from 8am – 12pm (one module) and Saturdays from 1pm to 5pm (second module).
  • Duration: 6 Saturdays.

The following is the module delivery schedule for each semester.

  A B C D E F


Jan to Mar

Mar to May

May to Jul

Jul to Sep

Sep to Nov Nov to Jan

Level 3 - Advanced Certificate

  • L3M1
  • L3M2
Posponed due to COVID-19
  • L3M3
  • L3M4
  • Choose 1 Elective

    • L3M5*
    • L3M6*
  • L3M1
  • L3M2
  • L3M3
  • L3M4

*Elective Modules

NB: Students are asked to note that other study options will be offered by CTS College as they become available.


Registration is a 2-step process:

Registering with CTS College

Students must register with CTS College each semester in order to undertake tuition. Registration is done at the College.

Registering with CIPS

Students must also register with CIPS before they can undertake any CIPS examination. Additionally, students will be required to pay an annual subscription fee each year to renew their CIPS membership. Membership with CIPS also allows students access to CIPS online resources which will be useful for examination and continued professional development.

The most direct way to become a CIPS Member is by joining online at https://www.cips.org/en/membership/why-join-cips/how-to-join/. Payment by credit card will be required for your application to be processed. If you do not have a credit card please contact CTS College’s administrative office for assistance. Forms are also available at CTS College’s administration office, where students can receive further assistance.



Fees are payable to both CTS College and to CIPS. Fees can be paid per semester and students are only required to pay for those units that they are enrolled in. CTS College is offering a competitive pricing strategy for the CIPS programme with a special introductory pricing.

CTS Registration Fee CTS Tuition Fee
(per module) TTD
CIPS Registration CIPS Renewal Fee CIPS OR Exam Fee
(per module)

$200 per semester

Programme Level 6 Credit 12 Credit
Level 3 $1,200 N/A

(paid first year)

(paid annually from year 2)

£48 (Exam Fee)
£30 (Exam Venue Fee)

Payment Plans are Available for CTS College Tuition Fees.

Contact Information

For more information email Study@CTSCollege.com or call (868) 671-2551 or (868) 671-2872.

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