Local Government Procurement Training

Local Government Procurement is pleased to bring you our revamped training programs. Training comprises of a blended approach of face-to-face modules, eLearning modules and accredited procurement qualifications. A combined program offers meaningful, accessible and cost effective training for those who purchase or manage contracts.

LGP Learning Centre Modules for Local Government

The LGP Learning Centre is the face-to-face training program featuring a range of interactive and leading practice modules, designed specifically for NSW local government, covering seven critical areas of procurement and contract management. The program is delivered in partnership with ArcBlue, one of Australia’s leading procurement and contract management training organisations. 

The modules are listed below:

  • Procurement for Local Government
  • Planning and Specifications
  • Spend Analysis for Savings, Efficiencies, Compliance & Collaboration
  • Evaluation, Supplier Selection and Contract Establishment
  • Contract Management Essentials
  • Advanced Contract Management
  • Social Procurement and Economic Development

The LGP Learning Centre provides experienced trainers with hands on experience in local government.  The content, case studies and activities are tailored with practical examples to maximise knowledge transfer. The additional opportunity of networking with your peers and sharing experiences and examples across organisations. In-house training is a cost effective way to reach broad audiences across council with the ability to further tailor content. 

ProcureLearn Modules for Local Government

ProcureLearn is LGP's eLearning program.  It uses state-of-the-art technology designed for flexible learning to deliver fully comprehensive training, These modules have been specifically designed for council employees engaged in all aspects of purchasing.

The modules are listed below:

  • Procurement Essentials
  • Contract Management Essentials
  • Probity in Purchasing and Procurement

ProcureLearn is a training option that provides a consistent image and is designed to compliment face-to-face education and on the job development.

Procurement Qualifications for Local Government

LGP procurement qualifications are conducted in association with a registered training organisation (RTO), and are nationally accredited qualifications in Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Contracting.  What sets these procurement and contracting qualifications apart is they have been developed with the specific legislative and process needs of local government officers in mind. These courses have been developed for council staff that have any involvement in purchasing, stores, tendering and contract management functions.

The courses are listed below:

  • Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting
  • Diploma of Procurement and Contracting
  • Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting


Scheduled training is conducted in the Sydney CBD. Regional locations and in-house training can be coordinated on request.

Training Calendar

Refer to the Training Calendar for all scheduled courses.

For further information

Please contact, LGP Training or call 02 8270 8709 for further information.