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CIPS

About CIPS

CIPS is the world’s largest professional body serving procurement and supply; a not-for profit organisation that exists for the public.  We have the largest membership of procurement and supply professionals in the world, covering all industries, sectors and job activities and have a global community of over 115,000 in 150 countries.  Throughout the world CIPS qualifications are recognised as the drivers of leading-edge thinking and professionalism in procurement and supply.

Become MCIPS

MCIPS membership grade is globally recognised as the professional licence signifying high achievement and ongoing commitment to excellence in procurement and supply.

About our qualifications and exams

We offer five qualifications to support your professional development in procurement and supply:

  • Certificate in procurement and supply operations
  • Advanced certificate in procurement and supply operations
  • Diploma in procurement and supply
  • Advanced diploma in procurement and supply 
  • Procurement diploma in procurement and supply 

Download our Guide to CIPS qualifications

 

CIPS holds exams in international centres three times a year, May, July and November.  For each of our qualifications you are required to complete five units. You will be required to join CIPS as a Student Member before you can enter for an exam.  

Find about more on the CIPS website www.cips.org.

 

CIPS in Zambia

Apply for CIPS membership

You can apply for membership at any point during the year by filling out membership application forms that can be downloaded from our website or collected in person at the British Council, Aquarius House, Katima Mulilo Road, Lusaka

 

Register for an exam

Exam sessions are held three times in a year: May, July and November. Registration for exams usually closes about two months before each exam session. Specific information on deadlines can be obtained from application forms that can be downloaded from our website or collected in person at the British Council, Aquarius House, Katima Mulilo Road, Lusaka

How to make payments for membership and exams

Once you have filled in your application form, you should proceed to make payment and leave your application form at the following Barclays Bank branches:

Lusaka – Manda Hill branch, Longacres branch or Mutaba branch

Livingstone – Livingstone branch

Kitwe – City Square branch

Ndola – Buteko branch

Getting your results

Your results wil be sent to you directly by CIPS

Special arrangements

For any special arrangements, please contact the British Council on info@britishcouncil.org.zm and phone +260211376700

Where you can sit for your exam

We have exam centres in Lusaka, Kitwe, Ndola and Livingstone