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Commercial Procurement and Supply

Buying goods and services for large private and public sector organisations.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • effective negotiation skills
  • understanding business needs
  • pricing
  • supplier management
  • how to manage large budgets

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved:

  • level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
  • level 4 procurement and supply diploma with the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible for CIPS equivalent membership when they complete this apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply 01780 756777
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.