Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
This nationally accredited qualification comes under the current PSP04 - Public Sector Training Package. It is a specialist qualification covering the competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the local government sector. Elements of PSP52512 - Diploma of Procurement and Contracting Qualification have been specifically contextualised to meet the needs of Local Government staff.
The skills you will learn will enable you to:
• Conduct more significant procurements, including managing contract performance
• Apply government processes, implement policy and promote and monitor compliance with legislation
• Coordinate risk management activities and manage contract risk
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the public sector business environment and develop valuable specialist skills for purchasing, procurement and contracting.
The Diploma is 11 days long, made up of two and three-day blocks of training with the last three days focusing exclusively on assessment. This means that most participants will be able to complete all the training and their assessment tasks in the time allocated for the program - no homework!
Dates and important information:
2017 dates (participants must attend all four blocks):
Block 1: 5-7 September 2017
Block 2: 20-21 September 2017
Block 3: 25-27 October 2017
Block 4: 7-9 November 2017