APA Procurement Training provides a range of professional qualification and short courses in procurement and supply chain management.

Our primary focus is the CIPS qualification programme.  We offer all modules at all 5 qualification levels, from Certificate to Professional Diploma.

We provide a wide selection of both generic and tailored short courses, focused on developing competencies in key areas. 

Our modern procurement apprenticeship programmes at levels 3, 4, and 5 include professional CIPS qualifications and vital functional skills. 

  • Apprenticeships


    Apprenticeships are work based training programmes designed around the needs of employers. The procurement apprenticeship leads to an internationally recognised professional qualification in Procurement and Supply awarded by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.

  • CIPS Advanced Certificate

    CIPS Advanced Certificate

    The CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply is designed for those in an operational role who need the capability to carry out all tasks associated with procurement and supply operations efficiently and effectively.

  • CIPS Diploma

    CIPS Diploma

    The CIPS Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply is aimed at developing the skills and knowledge required for operational best practice in procurement and supply management. The course provides comprehensive coverage of all of competences required for operational excellence in the profession.

  • CIPS Advanced Diploma

    CIPS Advanced Diploma

    The CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma builds on the comprehensive best practice operational knowledge gained in the Diploma to enable the development of innovative approaches and solutions in procurement and supply chain management

  • CIPS Professional Diploma

    CIPS Professional Diploma

    The CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma enables the development and implementation of procurement and supply chain strategies and plans that can have a fundamental impact on organisation performance.

Short Courses

Short Courses

Continuing professional development is key to personal and organisational competitiveness. APA Procurement short courses focus on developing knowledge, skills and expertise in key areas of procurement and supply chain activity.

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