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Blackburn College University Centre


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CIPS Centre of Excellence
University Centre at Blackburn College

Our CIPS provision is delivered within our purpose built University Centre (UCBC) as part of the business school which delivers degrees accredited by Lancaster University.  UCBC is part of the £65M Blackburn College campus which has just completed its final stages of redevelopment.

Link to campus map - http://www.blackburn.ac.uk/media/2965/map-website-download.pdf

 As a CIPS Centre of Excellence; we consistently deliver outstanding results (above national average) and provide our learners with exceptional study resources and support.  We have a large CIPS team delivering the classes relevant to their experience and specialism.  CIPS tutors are teacher qualified as well as vast industry experience and relevant qualifications.

 Our centre is easy to access located in Blackburn town centre with a multi storey car park on campus (and use of The College car park for evening classes)

 Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more details.

Modes of Study

Part-time day 
Part-time day/evening
Distance Learning (using 'Moodle' -  an interactive learning application)

CIPS Programmes

Certificate in procurement and supply operations
Advanced certificate in procurement and supply operations
Diploma in procurement and supply
Advanced diploma in procurement and supply
Professional diploma in procurement and supply


This centre is approved to offer CIPS examinations.

The centre may not provide examinations for every date, or for every examination series. Please contact the centre to find out if examinations are being provided on the date(s) you require.



Lucy Addison
Tel: 01254 292500
E-mail: business@blackburn.ac.uk
Website: http://www.blackburn.ac.uk/ucbc_professional_qualifications.html


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