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Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply


The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply is aimed at senior procurement professionals and heads of departments. It provides knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to strategic direction and advice, in areas such as change management, stakeholder management and team leadership. On successful completion students can apply for MCIPS.


Below are some benefits of completing the CIPS programme:

  • Enhanced career opportunities in procurement and supply chain management roles
  • Acquisition of strategic sourcing skills vital for organisational cost savings
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and organisations in procurement and supply
  • Practical knowledge applicable across industries, fostering adaptability and versatility
  • Professional accreditation as a Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional
  • Development of negotiation and contract management expertise for effective supplier relationships


Below are some of the main features of this programme:

  • Internationally recognised
  • ACTT recognised
  • Flexible entry requirements
  • Affordable
  • Flexible payment terms

Target Audience

The CIPS programme is perfect for:

  • Strategic / Senior / Purchasing or Procurement Managers
  • Heads of Commercial Department
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Heads of Logistics / Transport
  • Operations Managers

Entry Requirements

Applicants can only progress to this level after obtaining their CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply certification.

Programme Content

Students must successfully complete 60 credits comprising of:

  • 4 core modules (three 12-credit modules and one 6-credit module, totaling 42 credits)
  • 3 elective modules (three 6-credit modules, totaling 18 credits)

Strategic Ethical Leadership

L6M1 Core 12 Credits CR

Global Commercial Strategy

L6M2 Core 12 Credits CR
Global Strategic Supply Chain Management L6M3 Core 12 Credits CR
Future Strategic Challenges for the Profession L6M4 Core 6 Credits CR
Strategic Programme Leadership L6M5 Elective 6 Credits OR
Commercial Data Management L6M7 Elective 6 Credits OR
Innovation in Procurement and Supply L6M8 Elective 6 Credits OR
Supply Network Design L6M9 Elective 6 Credits OR
Global Logistics Strategy L6M10 Elective 6 Credits OR


  • CTS College will be offering classes for 12 credits per semester (either one 12-credit module or two 6-credit modules)
  • 12-credit modules are held on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • 6-credit modules are held on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm (1st module) and Saturdays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (2nd 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 Mar
Level 6 - Professional Diploma
  • L6M1
  • L6M2
  • L6M3

2 Electives from:

  • L6M5*
  • L6M7*
  • L6M8*
  • L6M10*
  • L6M4
  • L6M9*
  • L6M1

*Elective Modules

Note: Other study options will be offered by CTS College as they become available.


Students are required to write either an Objective Response [OR] or Contructive Response [CR] exam for each completed module.

Objective Response [OR] - Single, short questions that requires 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 ‘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.

Fees & Discounts


Fees are payable to CTS College and CIPS. Fees can be paid per semester and students are only required to pay for those units that they are enrolled in. CTS College offers the following competitive pricing for the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply programme:

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

$200 per semester

Programme Level 6 Credit 12 Credit
Level 6 $1,700 $2,100

(paid first year)

(paid annually from year 2)

£50 (Exam Fee)
£30 (Exam Venue Fee)

£65 (Exam Fee)
£45 (Exam Venue Fee)

Payment plans are available for CTS College tuition fees.

Discounts Available

Please contact us to find out how you can save up to $2,700 off your CIPS programme fees.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where an initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the next two months. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

CTS College Payments

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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CIPS Payments

Please click here to view full instructions on how to pay the CIPS fees.

How To Apply

Registration for the Diploma in Procurement and Supply Level 4 programme 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 CTS College administration office.

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.

Student Support

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this programme. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Jude Bernard
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 796-2140

Mr. Sheldon C. Singh
Programme Administrator
Phone: (868) 398-5035

E-mail: CIPS@CTSCollege.com

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