HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

NQF LEVEL 5

15 + 6 =

HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

saqa id: 102026

The purpose of this programme is to develop graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to analyse, interpret, understand and apply procurement management principles, processes and procedures. The programme will provide a range of knowledge and competencies in fields such as business communications for procurement managers,digital literacy systems and financial management as well as general management skills and procurement principles. Work-directed, problem-based and project-based work integrated learning, will enable a learner to gain work related experience and apply their knowledge and skills in the workplace.

IS THIS THE PROGRAMME FOR ME?

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Procurement Management or if you are currently employed in the field but do not have an accredited qualification, then the Higher Certificate in Procurement Management is for you.

WHAT CAN GRADUATES EXPECT?

Upon successful completion of the programme, students should be able to:
• Gain general management knowledge and understanding of general management concepts, principles and theories.
• Apply the above concepts, principles and theories in the procurement management context.
• Effectively source relevant management information, evaluate, select and analyse appropriate information.
• Apply sound financial management principles in the procurement management environment.
• Practically fulfill the functions and roles that the procurement managers are normally called upon to discharge as part of the required duties.

PROGRAMME MODULES

 

  • Business Communication for Procurement Managers
  • Computer and Digital Literacy
  • Business Management 1
  • Supply Chain Management 1
  • Procurement Management 1
  • Financial Management 1
  • Principles of Purchasing
  • Work Integrated Learning for Purchasing Management

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
  • National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Higher Certificate endorsement plus English (1st or additional) 40% (E)
  • Senior Certificate (SC) English (1st or 2nd language) SG or HG
  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) with English 40%
  • National Certificate NQF Level 5 Supply Chain Management or relevant qualification (120 credits, SAQA listed programme)

Please note: Prospective students over 23 years of age who do not meet the minimum requirements could apply to the Registrar for possible admission through Recognition of Prior Learning and placement on an access programme.

DURATION

This programme must be completed within a minimum of one year and a maximum of three years.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

 

  • Procurement Manager
  • Procurement Specialist/ Coordinator
  • Buyer / Merchandiser

 

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