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Upcoming Procurement and Contracting Courses – Enrol Now!

PSP50616 Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (Starts 01 Aug 2023)
In partnership with Major Training Services Pty. Ltd. (code 90748), LGP delivers several procurement and contracting qualifications including this upcoming one!

This qualification allows for the attainment of competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the public 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.

  • Hold at least a Certificate IV Qualification or higher to address Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements (or sit the LLN Level 4 assessment prior to course).
  • Three years’ work experience in a procurement or business role and are looking to broaden the procurement/contracting skills and knowledge.
  • Are working in Teams within business units with established business plans, policies, and business processes.
  • Have met the minimum standards for performance in current roles.
Delivery Period

This 1-2 years course will be delivered at an accelerated pace over 12 full days (9.00 AM to 4.30 PM) during the following three blocks. Additional time needed to work through the assessments.
Module 1: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 – Fri, 04 Aug 2023
Module 2: Tue, 10 Oct 2023 – Fri, 13 Oct 2023
Module 3: Tue, 14 Nov 2023 – Fri, 17 Nov 2023

Course Fee/Person
$5,100 (GST Free)
LGP Office (Level 11, 55 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000). The participants have the option to attend the course (partial/full) remotely via Zoom.
Enrolment Click here to register online.
For other procurement qualifications on offer please click here for course details.
PSP60616 Advanced Diploma of Procurement and Contracting- Starts on 12 Dec 2023. Register Online
PSP40616 Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting- EOI Invited

Non-accredited public courses- Sydney/Online

LGP offers a range of short non-accredited courses both for the council staff as well as potential and current suppliers. The contents have been designed specifically for local government sector and are delivered in a workshop format by extremely qualified and experienced facilitators.

Access the full LGP Training Calendar here and enol for the course/s of your interest.

Bidding for Government Contracts (Thursday 22 June 2023):  This course targeted at the potential suppliers covers the basic principles, processes and best practices in bidding for government contracts. The objective of this course is to provide insights about public sector procurement from the buyer’s perspective as to what is required, how the proposals are considered, the tender evaluation process, preparing and submitting bids. The experienced trainers assist the participants to develop skills and confidence in bid writing.

Course fee (per person): $650.00 (plus GST).
Duration: Full-day (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Venue: LGP Office, Sydney CBD with the option to attend online via Zoom
Registration: Click here 

Customised onsite training

For convenience of the clients and to make training more economically viable, LGTA has been delivering the following modules onsite as well. As required, client specific contents, case studies, policies and procedures can also be incorporated to contextualise the delivery.

  • Procurement in Local Government: The Essentials
  • Contracting in Local Government: The Essentials
  • Procurement Planning and Specification Development
  • Tender Evaluation and Contract Awarding
  • Procurement and Contracting in Local Government- The Essentials
  • Procurement Life Cycle in Local Government- The Essentials
  • Procurement Planning & Specification Development and ender Evaluation and Contract Awarding
  • Advanced Contracting in Local Government
  • The Essentials of Project Management
  • Bidding for Government Contracts
  • Probity in Procurement
  • ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement Trainin

Please click here to register for the course/s you are interested in getting delivered onsite at your location.

eLearning program

This flexible training option helps in building and refreshing the underpinning knowledge of procurement and contracting function in NSW Local Government sector. Apart from the standard program available on subscription basis, we have the option to tailor the contents to include council specific processes, policies, procedures, guidelines etc. Over the last two years, we have rolled out the custom versions of this program for some of the councils and have received outstanding feedback.

Get a first-hand feel of this program. Click here to request for a trial access.  When ready, click here for subscription.

For more information or assistance, please contact Niv Roy, Head of Training on 0406 621 023,  or Training Team on 02 8270 8749.


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