Course Code: 6N2183

Course Delivery:



QQI Level 6 Purchasing & Procurement Minor Award

The Purchasing and Procurement QQI level 6 Certificate course is a great foundation which will give the student a strong knowledge base, skills and competence to effectively manage the procurement function of any large or small organisation. The course is designed for a broad spectrum of people in business together with potential students who have no background in the sector.

Working in Procurement involves sourcing reliable suppliers and maintaining continuity of supply at a competitive price. You will be able to distinguish between the procurement and purchasing functions and logistics aspect of different types of public and private sector organisations.

The student will learn how to rank procurement items, how to implement tactical and strategic sourcing and can apply relevant criteria for assessment of suppliers. Effective negotiation through all stages of procurement together with key components of a contract including the rationale for termination of agreements.

Further professional education progression is easy through professional bodies (CIPS, APICS etc.,) or by undertaking the QQI full award at level 6  in Purchasing, Supply Chain & Logistics 6M2192

We also offer this course as a fully online option which you can enrol here:

Course Fee Information:



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Entry Requirements:

No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience.  Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject).
Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications.

Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +).  Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study.  Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.

Assessment / Examinations:

Continuous Assessment

Alternative assessments are in place to facilitate students who are unable to find placement due to current L5 COVID19 restrictions.

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Duration
Anywhere Spring 2022 Online 8 Weeks