Diploma of Purchasing

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeBSB51515
TAFE SA CodeTP00787
Example Career ProfilePurchasing OfficerPurchasing Officer
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This course provides a qualification for middle and senior managers in the supply chain industry, covering the management of the physical distribution of materials and purchasing of goods and services. It will develop your leadership skills at a strategic level and enable you to motivate and support supply chain members and stakeholders in achieving objectives.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Contract manager, inventory and purchasing manager, purchasing consultant, purchasing coordinator, purchasing manager, site and purchasing coordinator.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Purchasing (BSB51515)
    Skills covered include purchasing strategies, supplier relationships, supply chain, business/records systems and risk management. 5 core units plus 3 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$3,633 - $3,979

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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