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Key Facts

Level:
Level 6
Subject Sector:
15.3 Business Management
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
601/4110/4
GLH:
282 hours
Total qualification time:
600 hours
Price:
£146.50 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Confirm occupational competence and/or ‘licence to practice’

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • 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.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must take the 4 mandatory units worth 31 credits from this group.

    Develop a Supply Chain Strategy

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    R/506/6149
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    Establish and Manage Strategic Relationships within Procurement

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    L/506/6151
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    Implement a Supply Chain Strategy

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    J/506/6150
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    Provide Leadership and Direction for an Organisation

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    Y/506/6153
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    Optional units A

    Learners must take at least 3 units worth a minimum of 18 credits from this group.

    Develop Sustainability in the Supply Chain

    Level:
    Level 5
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    K/506/5279
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    Develop and Implement Model Forms of Contract for Procurement

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    R/506/6197
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    Develop and Implement a Corporate Social Responsibility Process for the Supply Chain

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    M/506/6157
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    Manage a Global Sourcing Process

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    T/506/6158
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    Manage a Programme of Complementary Projects

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    D/506/6154
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    Measure and Benchmark the Performance of Procurement

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    A/506/6162
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    Outsource Organisational Processes

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    A/506/6159
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    Strategic Contracting in Procurement

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    K/506/6156
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    Undertake Negotiations for Strategic Requirements

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/506/6199
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    Optional units B

    Learners may take up to 2 units from this group.

    Implement Lead Role Purchasing within an Organisation

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    40
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    D/506/6168
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    Lead Innovation within an Organisation

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    32
    Credits:
    8
    Unit No:
    D/506/6166
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    Manage Finance for Procurement

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    35
    Credits:
    6
    Unit No:
    Y/506/6198
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    Mobilising and Managing Teams

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    110
    Credits:
    12
    Unit No:
    D/504/8043
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    Organisational Culture

    Level:
    Level 6
    Guided Learning Hours:
    30
    Credits:
    5
    Unit No:
    L/506/6201
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