CIPS Level 3

Advanced Certificate Training

The CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate Training is the first level of our offering and is an effective entry way into the CIPS qualifications for the less experienced procurement professional. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification so you can get started whenever you would like.

There are four core modules on the CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate, and one elective module which can be choosen to match your learning more closely to your organisation’s requirements.

The five modules that make up the Advanced Certificate are all objective response exams, which means that they are multiple choice questions. Each exam lasts a total of 1.5 hours.

Typical job titles of students who complete the Level 3 Advanced Certificate:

What's Included?

18 months support access to over 30 hours of video materials which can be replayed to aid revision

Induction presentation

Exam technique and revision materials

Access to a central tutor account to answer queries within 48 hours

Detailed prepared presentations and revision notes

Sample exam questions and case studies

Access to experienced MCIPS tutors


£916.67 + VAT (£1100 inclusive)

Our CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate programme is a comprehensive online offering that brings training, guidance and  tools virtually. It is essentially a classroom  offering delivered virtually.

Our system is flexible with options to fast track or learn at your own pace. You will be given access to interactive video recordings of the syllabus for each learning outcome. On these videos, our experienced tutor will  take you through each module, bringing concepts and topics to life using real world examples.

Level 5 Diamond Timetable

Exam Series Module No. of sessions Dates
May 2023
M3 & M8
29th Mar, 5th April, 19th April, 26th April
July 2023
25th May, 14th June, 21st June, 5th July
November 2023
M1 & M2
4th Oct, 11th Oct, 18th Oct, 1st Nov
March 2024
M5, M15 & M9
7th Feb, 21st Feb, 28th Feb, 6th March

Level 4 Diamond Timetable

Exam Series Module No. of sessions Dates
March 2023
M3, M5, M7
10th Jan, 24th Jan, 31st Jan, 7th Feb, 21st Feb, 28th Feb
May 2023
M4 & M6
28th March, 4th April, 25th April, 2nd May.
July 2023
6th June, 20th June, 4th July.
November 2023
M1 & M2
10th Oct, 17th Oct, 24th Oct, 31st Oct, 7th Nov