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The ideal qualification if you're just starting your career in
procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role. It > Prize Winners 2017
will enable you to recognise and describe the key processes in
procurement and build your professional knowledge and
competence.

Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the


largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and
supply. You can join as a mempei oniino or by downloading
a membership form. You can then bOOK your examim’ttions online or complete an enrolment
formt
A comprehensive competency
framework to enhance individual and
Entry requirements Units Specification
organisational procurement performance.

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Unit Title: CIPS Reference: Learning Hours:

Procurement and supply principles N01 20


Procurement and supply functions NC2 20

Procurement and supply processes NC3 20 Share CIPS


Procurement and supply administration NC4 20
Procurement and supply stakeholders N05 20

For information about the learning outcomes for each unit, please see the pi I Coirte’i: Mole.
Certificate in Procurement and Supply
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The ideal qualification if you're just starting your career in
procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role. It > Prize Winners 2017
will enable you to recognise and describe the key processes in
procurement and build your professional knowledge and
competence.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the
largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and
supply. You can join as a member onl'ne or by downloading
a lT-rCme‘JSX'Tp fo'm. You can then took your exam'net'ons mine or complete an er‘ro “rent
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A comprehensive competency
framework to enhance individual and
Entryrequirements Examinations Specification
organisational procurement performance

CIPS examinations for qualifications units are hand written and paper-based. > Find out more
The following principles are adhered to when CIPS exam papers are developed:

0 The unit content will be assessed through the use of the learning outcomes (LOs), and parts

thereof, published within the unit content guides. All LOs will be assessed within every

assessment.
a All LOs within a unit are weighted equally. The coverage of each LO within an assessment is

equally weighted.

o All questions within an assessment are compulsory. There are no optional questions. All

assessments are marked out of 100%.


o The standard of the assessment is set by the LOs within the unit content.

Unit Exam format (2 hours)

NC1 60 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Select one correct answer from four

Principles options. There will be 15 MCQs testing each learning outcome.

NCZ 60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20

Functions MCQs testing each learning outcome.

N03 60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20

Processes MCQs testing each learning outcome

N04 60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 20

Administration MCQs testing each learning outcome.

NC5 60 MCQs. Select one correct answer from four options. There will be 15

Stakeholders MCQs testing each learning outcome.

Examination pass marks: 75%

You must achieve 75% for each section (learning outcome) within the exam in order to pass.
For information about the learning outcomes for each unit, please see the u it co "1. quice.
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Certificate in Procurement and Supply


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The ideal qualification if you're just starting your career in
procurement or if procurement and supply are part of your role. It > Prize Winners 2017
will enable you to recognise and describe the key processes in
procurement and build your professional knowledge and
competence.
Joining a CIPS qualification programme means you will join the
largest Institute in the world for those working in procurement and
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supply. You can join as a member online or by downloading
a membership iorm. You can then book your examinations oniine or complete an enroument
form.
A comprehensive competency
framework to enhance individual and
Entryrequirements Specification
organisational procurement performance.

You don 't need any prior experience or qualifications to start your studies at this stage. > Find out more

Typical job titles:

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Recognise and describe key transactional processes of procurement and supply.

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