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

  • You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 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
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