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  • Start date:   August 2024
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
  • Course Type:   Work Based Learning (SVQs)


This course allows students to gain an internationally recognised qualification which guarantees that they have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out their role successfully.

Start Date:  Flexible
Days of Week: Flexible
Time: N/A
Duration: 1 year

You can read more about the enrolment process here




  • What the course includes

    To attain the qualification candidates must complete 8 units in total. This comprises:

    • 5 mandatory units
    • 7 optional units

Why choose this course

This course can enhance your knowledge and help you to progress in your career.

As assessment is normally carried out in the workplace this minimises any time, learners would need to be away from their work and allows candidates to generate evidence based on the actual work they are carrying out.

You will be assigned a highly experienced assessor to work with you on an individual basis. This assessor will support you build a portfolio of evidence demonstrating your knowledge and competence in this sector

Entry requirements

  • Candidates must be in a job or placement where they are carrying out relevant tasks and responsibilities which allow then to gather the required evidence.
  • No prior qualifications are required to undertake this qualification, although a minimum of six months experience in this sector is required.

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • ESOL National 3

    Where it leads

    Education: an HNC/HND in Supply Chain Management or a related area; an SVQ at levels 4 and 5 in Supply Chain Management; relevant professional body qualifications such as Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS); degree level study at a higher education institution

    Employment: opportunities in a wide range of sectors, perhaps as a senior buyer or procurement manager


Please contact the Workforce Development department who will assess suitability of this qualification based on job role and experience at or by calling 01506 427938

Fees, Finance and Funding

PFG funding is available for this course. Find out more by visiting our student funding page

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.