Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose this qualification?
The Gateway Qualifications Level 6 Diploma in Procurement has been developed in consultation with various stakeholders including the relevant Sector Skills Council (Skills for Logistics) and Training Providers. The qualifications are supported by employers including a government agency and a local police authority. This qualification will be suitable for learners in the following roles:
Strategic/senior/purchasing or procurement manager, Head of commercial, Supply chain manager, Head of logistics/transport, Operations manager, Senior Procurement Advisor, Head of Procurement/Purchasing, Senior Procurement Specialist, Senior Buyer/Category Manager.
The Level 6 Diploma 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 qualifications.
The qualification forms part of a suite of Procurement qualifications at Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6. Learners who complete the this qualification could progress to a Level 7 Management qualification.
Rules of Combination
Learners must achieve a minimum of 60 credits including four mandatory units totalling 31 credits from group M (Mandatory), a minimum of three units worth at least 18 credits from group OA and remaining credits from either group OA or group OB.
Learners must take the 4 mandatory units worth 31 credits from this group.
Develop a Supply Chain Strategy
Establish and Manage Strategic Relationships within Procurement
Implement a Supply Chain Strategy
Provide Leadership and Direction for an Organisation
Learners must take at least 3 units worth a minimum of 18 credits from this group.
Develop Sustainability in the Supply Chain
Develop and Implement Model Forms of Contract for Procurement
Develop and Implement a Corporate Social Responsibility Process for the Supply Chain
Manage a Global Sourcing Process
Manage a Programme of Complementary Projects
Measure and Benchmark the Performance of Procurement
Outsource Organisational Processes
Strategic Contracting in Procurement
Undertake Negotiations for Strategic Requirements
Learners may take up to 2 units from this group.
Implement Lead Role Purchasing within an Organisation
Lead Innovation within an Organisation
Manage Finance for Procurement
Mobilising and Managing Teams
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