About

At Aspire Procurement Training, we exist to share our wealth of experience with aspiring supply chain professionals.

Empowering professionals since 2012, Aspire has consistently excelled in delivering training in procurement and supply. You want your prospects to be boosted by the qualification you achieve and you want your chances of obtaining that qualification to be as high as they can be. Aspire is accredited as a CIPS Centre of Excellence, a standard of which we are proud. Why settle for second best?

About Aspire Procurement Training

Aspire, initially established in Warrington, has expanded its footprint across various locations, including Kent, London, Norwich, Chester, Carlisle, and Hull. Our comprehensive offerings include apprenticeships, short courses, and CIPS training, delivered through a diverse range of study methods to cater to various learning preferences

What is CIPS?

CIPS is the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. A CIPS qualification is the global standard for the supply chain and procurement profession.

 

 

CIPS training courses

Apprenticeships

Use your Apprenticeship Levy to train your employees and add value to your organisation. Apprenticeships ensure that your employees not only gain the CIPS accreditation but also ensure that the employee can demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to realise that value.

Apprenticeships in procurement

Why Aspire?

At Aspire, we put the student experience at the centre of everything we do. That is why we invest a little more in our course content, our tutors and our team.

CIPS Commercial Courses

Meet the Aspire Team

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Rachelle CIPS Tutor
Emma Bond
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Why choose Aspire?

    • CIPS Centre of Excellence
    • One of top three largest UK CIPS providers
    • Personal support from CIPS tutors the majority of which are CIPS Assessors
    • Start your training at any time, guided by MCIPS tutors who are recognised industry figures
    • Exam success rates that exceed the national average

    • Comprehensive study material packages to enhance your learning journey
    • Successful track record with above national average results
    • Main provider for delivering in-house apprenticeships
    • Choose from multiple study locations and our robust online offerings.
    • Courses can be arranged in various locations based on demand.

The benefits of working in procurement

Salary

You can earn well as a procurement professional. The average UK salary for an advanced professional is £86,000 per annum. Moreover, in 2020, procurement professionals received an average 4.9% pay increase compared to a national average of 3.4%.

High Demand

Qualified procurement professionals are in high demand. Procurement is within every organisation, being central to a business’ operations. A role in procurement is an indispensable role, offering job security.

Travel

Procurement can be applied around the world, with MCIPS being recognised in over 150 countries. Being highly skilled in your job role will allow you to travel the world with a globally recognised qualification.

Flexibility

There is a world of opportunity out there. Whether you are an employee, contractor or consultant, a role in procurement affords flexibility and variety. In most cases, you can take your career in any direction.

Challenging

Bored of working a routine job, doing monotonous work every day? In today’s fast-changing business environment, working as a procurement officer offers you many challenging projects such as managing strategies, designing effective supply chain operations and delivering cost savings.

Job satisfaction

Get satisfaction from making a deal? Procurement roles require great negotiation and communication skills, so if you are a somebody that likes meeting different people and building relationships, then a role in procurement may be wise for you.

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Aspire News

Warrington The Base

Aspire moves to New Centre at The Base, Warrington

Aspire Procurement Training is excited to announce its relocation to a more modern training centre within Warrington. The ...
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10 years

Aspire turns 10!

Aspire Procurement Training is proud to celebrate its 10th Birthday! This anniversary celebrates the firm’s commitment to delivering training ...
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Apprenticeships

Aspire Procurement Training awarded main provider status

As a result of our ongoing commitment to developing aspiring procurement and supply professionals, we are delighted to ...
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