This advanced training programme combines on-the-job learning with formal education, offering your workforce the chance to gain in-depth knowledge and practical skills. The Level 6 Senior Procurement and Supply Chain Professional apprenticeship provides a direct pathway to achieving the prestigious Member of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) accreditation.
Full time apprentices will typically spend 30 months on-programme (before the gateway) working towards the occupational standard, with an average of 6 hours per week off-the-job training.
£18,000. Funding pays for Course Fees, Exam Fees, End Point Assessment and reviews and coaching.
End Point Assessment (EPA)
The EPA period should only start, and the EPA be arranged, once the employer is content the the apprentice is working at or above the occupational standards. The apprentice must have passed the CIPS Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.
EPA must be conducted by an organisation approved to offer services against this standard, as selected by the employer, from the Education & Skills Funding Agency’s Register of End Point Assessment Organisations. The EPA consists of 3 assessment methods:
Performance in the EPA will determine the apprenticeship grade of distinction, pass or fail.
Individuals must have gained successful completion of the CIPS Level 4 Diploma and CIPS Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply. Apprentices must hold GCSEs in English and Maths prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.
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