Study CIPS Online - Distance Learning

In 2020 our CIPS e-learning students achieved an 100% pass rate using our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

100% Pass rate using our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
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Is an Online CIPS Course Right for Me?

Our CIPS e-learning package is ideal for students who wish to self-study but still want tutor support and guidance. Our VLE provides online guided learning for all learners.

Online CIPS Courses That Offer Full Tutor Support

Our CIPS e-learning packages have been extremely successful, achieving an excellent pass rate and 100% retention. Unlike most distant learning our packages offer full support from CIPS qualified tutors and practitioners.

Our online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) includes structured teaching throughout breaking the sessions into bite size pieces making it easy to follow. Clear instructions and user guidance are given at the start to ensure ease of use. Students can work at their own pace through the learning outcomes. The voice-over makes it unique to any other distance option on the market allowing the content to come to life with many real life examples and guidance on best practice. The content is easy to follow and links to the study guide with formative assessments including assignment, quizzes, and questions throughout.

Perfect Your Exam Technique with the VLE System

The VLE messaging system allows students to contact CIPS tutors for additional support. CIPS Level 4 Diploma students are set essay based questions as homework which will be marked by a CIPS tutor, and feedback given to check your understanding of the topic, and also help to perfect your exam technique.

The VLE system tracks the delegates progress through the unit. In addition, learners have access to other resources such as revision guidance, self-test questions, exemplar papers, past exam papers, plus additional notes and tutor prepared resources

Virtual Classroom Learning

The next best thing to being in the classroom.  Our real time online classroom workshops delivered by MCIPS qualified procurement practitioners who will bring the theory to life with real life practical examples. This delivery method covers all modules and learning outcomes leaving the learner full of confidence to tackle the formative assessments and prepare for their examination.  This delivery option also benefits from access to our fully comprehensive virtual learning environment (VLE) which includes course videos and revision sessions for each module.

  • Excellent pass rate, consistently above national average
  • Access to dedicated support team Live tuition with a CIPS tutor via virtual classroom/video conference including, interactive poles, surveys, quizzes and online discussion workshops
  • No special software needed just your computer, an internet connection, camera (optional) and microphone
  • Flexible and convenient with rolling enrolment
  • Part of an online community with other learners
  • Access to recorded sessions to use as a revision aid
  • Comprehensive learning materials to guide you through your studies
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Choose Your Online CIPS Course

CIPS Level 3

Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations.

CIPS Level 4

Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

CIPS Level 5

Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

CIPS Level 6

Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply.

Apprenticeships

With an apprenticeship, learners will gain the knowledge, the skills, and crucially, the industry experience necessary for a successful career.

One Day Procurement Courses

If you are interested in developing your knowledge or that of your team through CPD courses. We offer introductory and bespoke training courses, designed for those with little to no experience, and more advanced courses focusing on specialist areas, through our sister company SR Strategic Sourcing Ltd.

Want to learn more online CIPS courses? Contact our team now

Staff Member

Jen Shepherd

Admin and Customer Service Manager

Jenn completed her Apprenticeship in Business and Administration in 2008 and has since built upon a foundation of knowledge and skills in the administration and customer support areas.

Jenn has a degree, as well as a master’s degree, in English which have helped support her commitment to compliance and attention to detail.

Since returning to work from maternity leave in 2020, Jenn has worked in education settings and has an in-depth knowledge on Safeguarding and Child Protection, which she believes is a key part of all employees’ role when working with learners.

Outside of work, Jenn lives with her husband and two young daughters. She had her first book published in 2022 and advocates for the mental wellbeing of new parents.

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Michelle Whalley

Course Progress Mentor

Michelle graduated from Liverpool John Moore’s University in 2003 with a BA(HONs) in Physical Education, Sport, Dance and English, with Qualified Teacher Status. Michelle now holds 20 years’ experience of working in education. Her experience to date is hugely diverse, with a love for learning and striving for excellence across all areas of her life developed from when she was a young girl, representing her country at Athletics. It was from this platform Michelle developed a disciplined approach to every tasks set of her. During her time in teaching, she has taught a wide range of subjects, been a pastoral leader, and led ITT programmes.

Michelle prides herself on her ability to get the best possible outcomes out of people. This has been proven not only in the time she’s spent in education, but also in the set up and running of her own business.

Working in a fast-paced environment, especially becoming a Head of Year as well as teaching has consistently challenged her and ensured she’s flexible and adaptable

Lucy Eckersley

Lucy Eckersley

Administration Assistant

After recently graduating university and achieving a first-class degree in Drama, Lucy wanted to apply her production management experience to an administration role in business. Having worked part time jobs as a waitress and office receptionist during her education, Lucy has good customer service skills and enjoys helping customers and clients by addressing their queries. Lucy is excited to be working at SRSCC and is keen to use her process driven way of working to increase the effectiveness of SRSCC’s administrative processes. In her free time, Lucy enjoys watching musicals and running. She also enjoys spending time outdoors, and loves going hiking from her caravan in the Yorkshire Dales.
Tom Himsworth

Tom Himsworth

Administrative Assistant

Tom graduated from Edgehill University in 2015 with a degree in Creative Writing. After Tom’s journey through university, he worked extensively within the Healthcare sector in mostly administrative roles. It was here that he found his natural organized and observant manner was best suited as it allowed him to understand how each work environment operated, and where processes, customer service and communication could be improved for the benefit of everyone. Throughout his working life, Tom has gained experience with varying mental health conditions and is passionate about advocating the importance of mental health support and well-being. He is currently looking into various volunteer schemes to help champion mental health awareness. Along with this, Tom is an avid writer and is usually working on a story or two and is passionate about learning more about all forms of creative media.
Estelle Marsden

Estelle Marsden

Customer Support Coordinator

Estelle has completed apprenticeships in both Business Administration and Customer service. Her first Role after leaving school was a receptionist at a Podiatrist and that is where she found her passion for helping people and providing positive customer experiences. After 4 years she then moved into retail where her skills progressed further. Estelle has several years’ experience in a customer facing environment, which has led her to the role of Customer Support Coordinator here at SRSCC. Estelle is hoping to expand her expertise further and progress with SRSCC. Other than her passion for Customer Service. Estelle enjoys walking, Hiking, and exploring in her free time. She also enjoys going to the theatre and watching true crime. Estelle likes to spend most of her time with family and friends.
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Emma Jackson

Course Progress Mentor

Emma joined SRSCC in 2019 on a freelance basis taking on a teaching and learning consultancy role. She has 20 years of experience in education as a qualified teacher, working in adult learning, secondary and primary school settings in the UK as well as abroad, namely Japan, Hungary, and France. 

More recently Emma has been teaching yoga, resilience, and mindfulness in primary schools to promote the physical and mental well-being of both pupils and staff.

Being multi-lingual and having a zeal for communication, cultural exchange and life-long learning Emma jumped at the opportunity to join the company as a Course Mentor. Building a good rapport with her learners, supporting them to overcome any challenges on their apprentice journey and facilitating them to fulfil their potential is her motivation.

Cumbrian born and bred in the Lake District, Emma enjoys the outdoors. When not relaxing in tree pose, she is most at home trail running in the hills with her husband and dog. Having clocked up 4 marathons to date, the application of her long-distance running mindset of perseverance, determination, discipline and patience is key to supporting her learners in their studies.

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Ashlee Scribbins

Office Administrator

Ashlee has joined the SRSCC team as an Office Administrator, and with a level 2 and 3 in Business Administration, she fits right in!

Ashlee has a wide range of experience from working as a Legal Secretary for the Royal Air Force to managing a team. Ashlee is eager to use her customer service and business administration skills for her new role at SRSCC.

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Declan Hemingway

Business Development Account Manager

 

Declan recently graduated University studying BSc Business and Management with Marketing achieving a 2:1 and was looking for a role in Business Development to put his knowledge and education to the test.

He has a strong desire to grow the SRSCC brand and customer base. Working alongside our Business Development and Relationship Manager; he looks to strengthen both our Commercial and Apprenticeship learner portfolio by liaising with potential and existing learners through building customer relationships and understanding their requirements.