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CIPS OnDemand courses

The power behind your professional success

Our flexible, guided online courses for CIPS Levels 4 to 6 provide a pathway to MCIPS Chartered Status and equip you with the key competences to prepare for your exams and excel in your career in procurement and supply. Find your CIPS OnDemand course now to gain industry-wide recognition and raise your professional standards.

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  • Expert support Response within 24 working hours to your questions, 7 days a week.
  • Flexible learning 12 months' access to your course anywhere, at any time.
  • Exam-focused Learning designed to prepare you for exam success.

CIPS OnDemand courses

CIPS OnDemand offers guided online study courses starting at Level 4 Diploma, the most popular entry point for the qualification and available to book now. Level 4 takes an average of twelve months to complete, so you will finish your studies just in time for the launch of the CIPS OnDemand Level 5 course, helping you advance step by step along the qualification pathway through Level 6 to full CIPS membership status and professional recognition. View CIPS OnDemand courses below.


CIPS Level 4 Diploma in
Procurement and Supply

The most popular CIPS entry point, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to progress along the CIPS qualification pathway. The ideal starting point for graduates new to the profession or individuals with at least two years of relevant business experience.



CIPS Level 5 and 6 Advanced
and Professional Diplomas in
Procurement and Supply

These advanced level courses are the final two qualifications on your pathway to MCIPS Chartered Status. Ideal for management professionals seeking to develop higher level skills to boost their career and improve their organisational procurement and suppy.

OnDemand Level 5 will be available in 2024, and Level 6 in 2025.

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Why choose CIPS OnDemand?

CIPS OnDemand courses offer a flexible yet structured study programme designed to keep you motivated and secure exam success. Each interactive study module includes a range of engaging, tutor-led resources along with expert guidance to fully support you through each step of the syllabus.

  • Flexible study anywhere at any time
    Access your learning on the go from MyKaplan, an award-winning, multi-platform study space.
  • Confidence to pass your exams
    Secure your knowledge and prepare with practice assessments that mirror real CIPS exams.
  • Dedicated tutor support
    Get quick answers and extra support from an academic support team and dedicated progression advisors.
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CIPS qualification pathway

There are five levels of CIPS accreditations on the pathway to Chartered Status (MCIPS), Levels 2 to 6. CIPS OnDemand offers courses for the highest point of entry, the Level 4 Diploma, along with the Level 5 Advanced Diploma and Level 6 Professional Diploma.

These industry-recognised qualifications provide a route to becoming a fully qualified member of CIPS, the gold standard for procurement and supply professionals worldwide. Achieving MCIPS recognition from the global leader in procurement and supply education and training will boost your value to potential employers and drive your success.

  1. Level 6 Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations

    An advanced qualification for senior procurement and supply professionals. The final step to becoming MCIPS Chartered.
  2. Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Operations

    Grow in confidence and improve organisational procurement and supply. For those in managerial roles.
  3. Level 4 Diploma in Procurement and Supply

    The perfect entry point for graduates or those with two or more years’ relevant experience.
  4. Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply

    If you’re already in an operational role, this entry level qualification will improve your skillset.
  5. Level 2 Certificate in Procurement and Supply

    The ideal beginner course if you are just starting your career in procurement and supply.

About CIPS Qualifications

CIPS’ qualifications represent the gold standard for excellence in procurement and supply worldwide.

Ideal for aspiring buyers and professionals looking to advance their career in procurement and supply, its five qualification levels provide a pathway to MCIPS Chartered Status and equip you with the essential tools to excel in your profession.


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