Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Training

LGP in association with Pro Leaders Academy, a registered training organisation (RTO Code 45024), have the following nationally accredited courses on offer.

These courses have been specifically customised for the local government sector and are relevant to those who have any involvement in the procurement and contract management function. What sets these courses apart is that these were developed and are delivered by Pro Leaders Academy, subject matter experts in the field of government procurement.

Venue:  All these courses are delivered at LGP office in Sydney CBD

Regional or on-site delivery

These courses can also be offered in a more cost-effective way in a regional location or delivered onsite. This is available on request and subject to sufficient demand. To register your interest, please click here.

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Pathway

LGP has recently entered into an agreement with CIPS to extend the following professional benefits towards career pathway for people enrolling for the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting courses through us. This arrangement is currently applicable until 31st December 2018 and may be reviewed and renewed subsequently.  The benefits are:

  • Entitlement to Student Membership of CIPS
  • Eligible for up to three exemptions per level with the CIPS qualifications, on successfully completing these courses.

Courses on Offer

Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (PSP40616) - Next Intake 7 May 2019

This course offers practical, hands on training to develop procurement plans, gaining approvals, developing key documents such as the Specifications Requirements, the Request for Tender and the Tender Evaluation Plan. The participants get an opportunity to conduct several realistic simulated tender evaluations to select a preferred provider. Participants also become aware of the legislative, legal and policy framework which regulates government procurement and contracting processes.  

Duration: 11 Days (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) spread across two months in blocks of two to five days.  

Full course fee: $4,600 per person (GST exempt)

Fee per module:

Compliance Module: $840 per person (GST exempt)

Procurement Module: $2,100 per person (GST exempt)

Contract Management Module: $1,680 per person (GST exempt)

Information Sheet:Cert IV in Procurement and Contracting

Click here for more details about the course structure and the list of electives. 

PS:  It is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment is issued. If you don't have a USI yet, please click here to create it.  

Next intake (participants must attend all blocks)

Block 1: 7-8 May 2019 (Compliance Module)
Block 2:  3-7 June 2019 (Procurement Module) 
Block 3: 25-28 June 2019 (Contract Management Module) 

Click here to Register Online  

Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (PSP50616) - Next Intake 7 August 2019

This qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the local government sector. It is suitable for individuals who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a procurement and contracting environment. The course contents have been specifically contextualised to meet the needs of Local Government sector.

Duration: 11 Days (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) spread across three months in blocks of two to five days.  

Full course fee: $4,600 (GST exempt) per person

Fee per module

Compliance Module: $840 per person (GST exempt)

Procurement Module: $2,100 per person (GST exempt)

Contract Management Module: $1,680 per person (GST exempt)

Information Sheet:Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

Click here for more details about the course structure and the list of electives. 

PS:  It is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment is issued. If you don't have a USI yet, please click here to create it.  

Next intake (participants must attend all blocks)

Block 1: 7-8 August (Compliance Module) 
Block 2: 2-6 September (Procurement Module)
Block 3: 29 October - 1 November (Contract Management Module)  

Click here to Register Online 

Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (PSP60616) - Next Intake 18 February 2019

This course covers the breadth, depth and complexity involving analysis, diagnosis, design, planning, execution and evaluation across a broad range of technical and/or managerial functions in Procurement and Contract Management. It is a practical program in which participants learn to develop the strategic management skills necessary to operate at the middle to senior management level in the public sector procurement processes. Extensive case studies, negotiation scenarios and   presentations also help the participants to examine the legal, legislative and policy framework within which higher level procurement processes are completed.  

Duration: 12 Days (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) spread across three months in blocks of three days.  

Course fee: $5,000 (GST exempt) per person

Information Sheet: Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

Click here for more details about the course structure and the list of electives. 

PS:  It is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment is issued. If you don't have a USI yet, please click here to create it.  

Next intake (participants must attend all four blocks)

Block 1: 18-20 February 2019 
Block 2: 4-6 March 2019 
Block 3: 8-10 April 2019
Block 4: 13-15 May 2019

Click here to Register Online  

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice (BSB41515) - Next Intake To be Confirmed

This course is suitable for individuals who are currently working or intend to work in team project environment. Through this course the participants will gain the expertise to plan, execute, monitor and close a project from concept to finalisation.

Duration: 7 Days (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) spread across two-three months in blocks of two-three days. 

Course fee: $2,600 (GST exempt) per person

Information Sheet:Cert IV in Project Management Practice

Click here for more details about the course structure and the list of electives. 

PS:  It is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment is issued. If you don't have a USI yet, please click here to create it.  

Currently we don't have any scheduled dates for the next intake. However, you may register your interest and we can schedule the dates when we have sufficient numbers to run the course.  

Click here to Register Your Interest.

Diploma of Project Management (BSB51415) - Next Intake 16 April 2019

This qualification is ideal for professionals who are currently in the role of project team leader/project manager or planning to get into this role. The participants will gain skills to oversee projects to meet goals and objectives of the department or organisation. The course provides a theoretical understanding of project management as well as practical tools and skills for implementation in the workplace.  

Duration: 10 Days (9:00 AM to 4:30 PM) spread across three months in blocks of two and three days.  

Course Fee: $4,600 (GST exempt)  per person

Information Sheet Diploma of Project Management

Click here for more details about the course structure and the list of electives. 

PS:  It is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before a Nationally Recognised Qualification or Statement of Attainment is issued. If you don't have a USI yet, please click here to create it.  

Next  Intake (participants must attend all three blocks)

Block 1: 16-18 April 2019 
Block 2: 23-24 May 2019 
Block 3: 13-14 June 2019
Block 4: 1-3 July 2019

Click here to Register Online.