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PSP60616 – Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting- EOI Invited for the Next Intake

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PSP60616 – Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting- EOI Invited for the Next Intake

Overview: This qualification allows for the attainment of competencies required by personnel responsible for the management of strategic procurement in public sector organisations. LGP in partnership with Major Training Services (MTS) Pty. Ltd. (RTO Code 90748) is offering this course for its clients. MTS has the subject matter expertise and has been providing procurement and contract management training services to Australian Commonwealth, State Government , Local Government agencies and other corporations for the last twenty years.

Course structureClick here to know about the course structure and the list of competency units covered in this course.

Delivery period: Obtaining an advanced diploma typically requires 1.5-2 years of learning. However, at an accelerated pace targeted at experienced procurement practitioners, it is set up to be delivered in three modules, over 12 full days (9.00 AM to 4:30 PM). It is mandatory to attend all the three modules as you will be required to complete assessment activities during this time. In addition to class assessments, you will require additional time beyond these twelve days to complete four (4) assessment projects. The time needed to complete these assessments will vary, depending on an individual’s preference and capabilities.

Entry requirements including Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN)

Although there are no legislated pre-requisites, as this an accelerated program targeted at experienced procurement practitioners, it is highly recommended that anyone undertaking this program should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold at least a Certificate IV Qualification or higher in English to address Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements or complete an LLN assessment prior to the course.
  • Demonstrable experience in public or private sector procurement by citing examples of direct involvement in preparation of tendering documentation, evaluation of tenders and managing contracts.
  • Five years’ work experience in conducting government or private sector procurement activities.
  • Are currently working in teams within business units with established business plans, policies and business processes and have met the minimum standards for performance in their current roles.
  • Have completed training provided by the employer on: Work, Health and Safety arrangements, fraud awareness, sustainability programs, financial management arrangements

PS: Please submit the evidence of above to [email protected] after filling out the enrolment form.

Course fee (per person): A flat fee of $5,500.00 (GST free). This includes all costs associated with delivery, admin, catering, assessment marking etc. and there is no additional cost for the learners.

Training Venue for the advertised course: LGP Office Sydney. The participants have the option to attend the course (partial/full) remotely via Zoom.

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