ASSOCIATE PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY OF KENYA

The course is intended to equip the learners with knowledge, practical skills and attitudes that will enable them to administer procurement and supply functions in an organization. A graduate of this course will be able to work as a salaried employee or in self-employment. To achieve this objective, units such as Law; Communication, ICT and Office Management; Quantitative Skills and Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics have been included, in addition to the core units.

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, the learners should be able to:
a) Understand the role played by the Procurement and Supply Department in an organization
b) Communicate effectively when carrying out Supply Chain Management activities
c) Appreciate the impact of the environment in the purchasing and supply function.
d) Recognize and apply ICT skills in supply chain management.
e) Appreciate the emerging trends and issues in procurement and supply management

DURATION OF THE APS-K

The course is designed to be covered in 500 hours (1 year)

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

Examinations will be conducted in the periods:
• May
• November

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the APS examination must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:
a) Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination with mean grade of C minus (C-), or
b) Equivalent qualifications as determined by KISEB

EXAMINABLE UNITS:

Associate in Procurement and Supply LEVEL I
Associate in Procurement and Supply LEVEL II

APS-K FEE (Ksh)

APS Registration 5,000
APS Reinstatement 4,000
APS Renewal 1,200

APS Level I Examination (per paper) 2,200 =11,000
APS Level 2 Examination (per paper) 3,200 = 16,000


DEADLINES

MAY EXAMS: Registration and Exam entry deadline 31 March

NOVEMBER EXAMS: Registration and Exam entry deadline 30 September

REGISTRATION CRITERIA FOR THE APS-K

  1. Fill in registration form,
  2. Attach 2 recent colored passport photos, ID copy and certified copies (by a lawyer/advocate) of academic certificates, Transcripts and KCSE certificates.
  3. Pay registration fee Ksh 5,000 (APS-K) via Mpesa Paybill no. 552500, account name is your two names without spacing then indicate the transaction number on the registration form .You can also pay through the bank; account name Kenya Institute of Supplies Management ,bank account number 0102096929100, bank name Standard Chartered, bank branch Wetlands .
  4. Send your application form to our offices at KISM Towers, 11 floor, Ngong Road. Find attached examination enrolment forms, fill in and drop at the KISM offices in Nairobi,
    accompanied by your payment and required documents. Copies of these forms are also available on the website www.kiseb.or.ke
    You can then register for tuition at accredited institutions who have partnered with KISEB, which list is available on our website.