PSP40616 Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

PSP40616 Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

This qualification is ideal for people working as procurement officers, procurement policy officers, contract managers, and finance or project manager. This course will explore the legislative and policy framework which regulates government procurement and contracting processes, and will provide skills to conduct procurement and contracting activities within these rules.

 

The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting is ideal if you work or want to work as a:

  • public sector purchasing/procurement officer, contract manager or procurement policy officer;
  • public sector financial or project manager; or
  • private sector contractor seeking a good understanding of government processes.

This qualification will develop skills to enable you to:

  • plan, conduct and manage procurement processes;
  • develop and manage contracts for the delivery of goods and services;
  • identify, plan for and manage risks in the procurement process; and
  • exercise delegations.

You will gain a clear understanding of the legislative and policy framework which regulates government procurement and contracting processes to allow you to conduct your procurement and contracting activities within the rules. The type of procurement covered by this qualification is often referred to in government as “complex procurement”.

This course consists of nine (9) required units and six (6) elective units:

Required Units:

PSPETH002 – Uphold and support the values and principles of public service;

PSPGEN038 – Identify and treat risks;

PSPGEN042 – Exercise delegations;

PSPGEN043 – Apply government processes;

PSPLEG002 – Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector;

PSPPCM004 – Plan procurement;

PSPPCM005 – Develop and distribute requests for offers;

PSPPCM006 – Select providers and develop contracts; and

PSPPCM007 – Manage contracts,

Elective Units:

PSPGEN027 – Gather and analyse information;

PSPGEN033 – Use advanced workplace communication strategies;

PSPPCM002 – Dispose of Assets;

PSPGEN076 – Use public sector financial processes; and

PSPPCY004 – Support policy implementation

PSPGEN039 – Develop internal and external networks