Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The Gateway Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Procurement has been developed in consultation with various stakeholders including the relevant Sector Skills Council (Skills for Logistics) and Training Providers. The qualification is supported by employers including a government agency and a local police authority.
This qualification will be suitable for learners in the following roles:
Buyer, Procurement/purchasing executive, Procurement specialist, Contract officer, Supply chain/inventory/logistics analyst, Supply chain/inventory/logistics planner, Assistant Category Manager, Category Specialist, Contracts Engineer, Procurement Officer, Supplier Relationship Specialist.
The Gateway Qualifications Level 5 Diploma in Procurement provides a significant amount of knowledge, understanding and skills development that underpins occupational competence in the Procurement and Supply sector. Relevant units within the qualification have been carefully developed according to the relevant standards as appropriate and/or in conjunction with users of the qualification.
The progression opportunity for this qualification is to the Level 6 Diploma In Procurement.
Rules of Combination
Learners must achieve a minimum of 60 credits including five mandatory units totalling 30 credits from group M (Mandatory), a minimum of four units worth at least 20 credits from group OA and remaining credits from either group OA or group OB.
Learners must take the 5 mandatory units worth 30 credits from this group.
Develop and Implement Operational Plans for Procurement
Improve the Performance of the Supply Chain
Manage Risk in Procurement
Plan Change in Own Area of Responsibility
Work Productively with Colleagues and Stakeholders
Learners must take at least 4 units worth a minimum of 20 credits from this group.
Develop Sustainability in the Supply Chain
Develop a Category Management Strategy
Evaluate Supplier Performance
Manage Procurement for a Category of Expenditure
Manage Supplier Relationships
Manage the Flow of Supplies in the Supply Chain
Operations Management Processes
Plan the Storage of Supplies in the Supply Chain
Project Management in Procurement
Schedule the Flow of Supplies in the Supply Chain
Learners may take up to 2 units from this group.
Developing Collaborative Relationships with Other Organisations
Promote the Use of Technology within an Organisation
Provide Leadership and Direction for Own Area of Responsibility
Recruit Staff in Own Area of Responsibility
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