Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

Entry requirements

Entry is open to all applicants with a suitable level of workplace responsibility allowing sufficient opportunity to demonstrate competency through completion of tasks related to their job role.

Delivery options

  • Individual students (online)
  • Customised in-house training for groups, corporations and organisations

Course duration

The estimated time to complete the course is 6-8 hours per week over an 18 month study period comprising on-the-job learning, workplace practice, self-directed study and assessment preparation. This estimate is based on AQF guidelines and will vary according to student experience and current practice.

Graduate outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will have the skills to:

  • understand and work within relevant procurement governance arrangements and frameworks including probity and legal framework
  • contribute to Forward Procurement Planning and undertake project and specific Procurement Planning (Procurement Plan)
  • interpret procurement requirements, analyse procurement options and methods, and assess procurement risk
  • develop request documents and specifications
  • manage the procurement process and plan and conduct an evaluation process
  • undertake negotiations
  • plan to manage a contract, manage contract performance and finalise contracts
  • demonstrate problem-solving skills through a range of applications, including research and analysis in order to define relevant data and make recommendations, implementation of workplace diversity strategies to encourage inclusiveness and effectiveness, and management of risk and conflict
  • use a range of complex written and workplace communication techniques and strategies at the appropriate levels to demonstrate effective research and analysis, information synthesis and refinement, and negotiation
  • plan and organise through identification of needs, coordination of resources, evaluation of processes and benchmarking of performance.

Industry recognition

The attainment of the Diploma of Procurement and Contracting will allow for articulation into higher awards including a range of undergraduate and postgraduate awards offered by the UNE Business School.

Course fees

Diploma of Procurement and Contracting = $4,600 AUD

  • Payment plans are available for this qualification.
  • Government funding and incentives may be available in your state.

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Units

Students must complete 13 units of competency:

Unit Description
PSPPCM012 Plan for procurement outcomes
PSPPCM010 Manage procurement risk
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
BSBPUR504 Manage a supply chain
PSPPCM013 Make procurement decisions
PSPPCM014 Participate in budget and procurement review processes
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
PSPPCM016 Plan and implement strategic sourcing
PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
PSPGEN049 Undertake negotiations
PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract
PSPPCM008 Manage contract performance
PSPPCM009 Finalise contracts
 

This qualification is suited to people currently working in a position with responsibility for the management of complex procurement and contracting.

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PSP50616 - Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the public sector. Participants may have existing skills and experience and may be looking to build upon their knowledge and seek formal skills recognition.

Fees

$5,350 AUD

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Course Duration

The estimated time to complete the course is 6-8 hours per week over an 18 month study period comprising on-the-job learning, workplace practice, self-directed study and assessment preparation.

Entry Requirements

Entry is open to all applicants with a suitable level of workplace responsibility allowing sufficient opportunity to demonstrate competency through completion of tasks related to their job role.

Delivery Options

  • Individual students (online)
  • Customised in-house training for groups, corporations and organisations.

Contact us today
for more information!

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Graduate Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will have the skills to:

  • understand and work within relevant procurement governance arrangements and frameworks including probity and legal framework
  • contribute to Forward Procurement Planning and undertake project and specific Procurement Planning (Procurement Plan)
  • interpret procurement requirements, analyse procurement options and methods, and assess procurement risk
  • develop request documents and specifications
  • manage the procurement process and plan and conduct an evaluation process
  • undertake negotiations
  • plan to manage a contract, manage contract performance and finalise contracts
  • demonstrate problem-solving skills through a range of applications, including research and analysis in order to define relevant data and make recommendations, implementation of workplace diversity strategies to encourage inclusiveness and effectiveness, and management of risk and conflict
  • use a range of complex written and workplace communication techniques and strategies at the appropriate levels to demonstrate effective research and analysis, information synthesis and refinement, and negotiation
  • plan and organise through identification of needs, coordination of resources, evaluation of processes and benchmarking of performance.

Industry Recognition

The attainment of the Diploma of Procurement and Contracting will allow for articulation into higher awards including a range of undergraduate and postgraduate awards offered by the UNE Business School.

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Unit information

Students must complete 13 units of competency:

Unit Description
PSPPCM012 Plan for procurement outcomes
PSPPCM010 Manage procurement risk
PSPETH003 Promote the values and ethos of public service
BSBPUR504 Manage a supply chain
PSPPCM013 Make procurement decisions
PSPPCM014 Participate in budget and procurement review processes
PSPLEG003 Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
PSPPCM016 Plan and implement strategic sourcing
PSPGEN046 Undertake research and analysis
PSPGEN049 Undertake negotiations
PSPPCM011 Plan to manage a contract
PSPPCM008 Manage contract performance
PSPPCM009 Finalise contracts