Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma (CARLOW)

Institute of Technology, Carlow (CW_BRPQA_U)
Key Programme Details
Award

Special Purpose

NFQ Level

Level 6 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

General Information
Contact

Geraldine Cawley

Email

springboard@itcarlow.ie

Phone

059-9175288

Address

Faculty of Lifelong Learning
Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow
R93 V960

Role

Springboard Administrator

Important Dates
Application Deadline

31/08/2021

Start Date

20/09/2021

End Date

15/06/2022

About this Course

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors. It will give participants the tools they need to understand the fundamentals of the purchasing role - it is about getting the right product, in the right quantity, at the right quality, in the right place at the right time, for the right customer at the right cost whilst continually focusing on quality and eradicating waste from your processes. It is designed to appeal to those who are looking to re-skill or up-skill within this Sector. The applied nature of this programme is reflected in the combination of procurement and quality which focuses on developing the student's knowledge of purchasing strategy, quality management and Lean Six Sigma process. All participants will improve their knowledge, IT skills and commercial awareness.

Entry Requirements

Institute of Technology Carlow requirements for level 6 programmes. If a candidate is under the age of 23, they will need a full QQI level 5 award of 5 passes in the Leaving Certificate. Candidates over the age of 23 will be regarded as mature students and may have to attend an interview for a place. Where applicable students may seek to apply through the Institute RPL route for admission.

Long Description

This Certificate in Purchasing Strategy, Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma is designed to provide participants with specific knowledge of procurement and quality across many sectors. It will give participants the tools they need to understand the fundamentals of the purchasing role - it is about getting the right product, in the right quantity, at the right quality, in the right place at the right time, for the right customer at the right cost whilst continually focusing on quality and eradicating waste from your processes. It is designed to appeal to those who are looking to re-skill or up-skill within this Sector. The applied nature of this programme is reflected in the combination of procurement and quality which focuses on developing the student's knowledge of purchasing strategy, quality management and Lean Six Sigma process. All participants will improve their knowledge, IT skills and commercial awareness.

Timetable Info

https://www.itcarlow.ie/study/lifelong-learning/class-timetables.htm

Delivery Location

Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow
R93 V960

Delivery Notes

Online Delivery

Application Procedures

Please see instructions here https://springboardcourses.ie/howToApply

In order to complete your application you MUST submit the following documentation
1. EU citizens – a scanned copy of your Passport OR Driving license OR Birth Certificate
Non-EU citizens - a scanned copy of your Passport with a copy of your Stamp 4 visa. Applicants on a Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM must be in possession of the Stamp 4/Stamp 4 EU FAM for 3 of the last 5 years
2. A copy of your highest qualification.
3. An up-to-date CV detailing education and work history to date.
4. Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) payslip OR Revenue Office Letter OR letter from your employer confirming your employment. Salary details and other personal information can be redacted and hidden.
5. Self-Employed Applicants : A recently dated (within last three months) letter from your Accountant confirming that you are self-employed OR payslip OR letter from Revenue
6. Unemployed Applicants : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of eligible DEASP payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of eligible DEASP payment.
7. Applicants in receipt of Covid 19 PUP Payment : Recently dated (within the last three months) evidence of Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment i.e. a social welfare payment slip showing applicant’s name, payment type, PPS number and date OR a screenshot from the mywelfare.ie website showing this information OR a letter from the Dept of Social Protection confirming you are in receipt of the Covid PUP Payment OR a copy of a bank statement showing the Covid 19 PUP Payment (other personal information can be redacted and hidden).
8. Returners : Applicants must swear a declaration (recently dated within the last three months) before a Commissioner for attesting to their status. The Returner Declaration form can be downloaded from the Springboard website : https://springboardcourses.ie/eligibility

Media

Please see more details about this programme in the IT Carlow Springboard prospectus here;

https://www.itcarlow.ie/public/userfiles/files/ITCarlow-Springboard-Prospectus-2021-2022.pdf