Policy &


CIPS & Business Training

We are the highly successful training arm of East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, recognised as a UK leader in procurement and supply chain management training, specialising in Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) qualifications.

We are a Centre of Excellence for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS). We take pride in training over 600 procurement, purchasing, and supply chain professionals to achieve ‘MCIPS’ status. Our comprehensive training covers all levels from CIPS Level 2 up to the level 6 professional diploma. Our commitment to excellence is evident through consistently high pass rates, exceeding the national CIPS average by an impressive +22%, and earning our students many merits and distinctions.

We offer flexible options to suit our students’ preferences. Choose from interactive distance learning, ‘virtual live’ classrooms, or our traditional in-person classes held at the Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber Business Training is the UK’s largest Business Training Chamber and offers comprehensive and highly practical training and development solutions geared to the demands and needs of today’s business environment.

Our outstanding reputation is a result of actively listening to our customers’ needs and ensuring that our offerings remain relevant and easily accessible to local companies and organisations. Our extensive short course programmes encompass a wide range of topics, including Leadership and management, Microsoft, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, Health and Safety and much more, delivered to businesses and individuals through our team of experienced trainers and industry experts.

Our aim quite simply is to improve the knowledge, skills and performance of the region’s workforce and in turn enhance the companies’ performance and opportunities locally and internationally.