Procurement and Contracting Training

We deliver following nationally recognised qualifications on Procurement and Contracting :

  • PSP40616 Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting
  • PSP50616 Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

The training is suitable for persons responsible for the procurement of goods and services in public sector agencies and departments.

The course materials and workplace simulations embed project management principle underpinned by domestic and international standards including ISO 21500:2016.

The training is designed to assist learners for the attainment of occupational specific competencies and critical skills required to operate without supervision in a procurement and contracting environment.


ACFEC delivers the following qualifications to State, Territory and Commonwealth agencies and departments:

PSP40616 Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific skills to plan, manage and enact complicated procurement processes for those responsible for procurement of goods and services.

Units of Competencies
Core units
    PSPETH002         Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
    PSPGEN038         Identify and treat risks
    PSPGEN042         Exercise delegations   
    PSPGEN043         Apply government processes
    PSPLEG002          Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
    PSPPCM004        Plan procurement
    PSPPCM005        Develop and distribute requests for offers
    PSPPCM006        Select providers and develop contracts
    PSPPCM007        Manage contracts

    Elective units
    PSPGEN027         Gather and analyse information
    BSBMKG408        Conduct market research
    PSPGEN024         Use resources to achieve work unit goals
    PSPGEN039         Develop internal and external networks
    PSPGEN076         Use public sector financial processes
    PSPPCM002        Dispose of assets
    PSPPCY001         Contribute to policy development
    PSPPCY004         Support policy implementation
    BSBPNG522        Undertake project work

PSP50616 Diploma of Procurement and Contracting

This qualification trains competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the public sector. It provides a base on which to build advanced procurement and contracting capabilities by integrating technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts.

Units of Competencies
    Core units
    PSPETH003         Promote the values and ethos of public service
    PSPGEN049         Undertake negotiations
    PSPLEG003          Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
    PSPPCM008         Manage contract performance
    PSPPCM009         Finalise contracts
    PSPPCM010         Manage procurement risk
    PSPPCM011         Plan to manage a contract
    PSPPCM012         Plan for procurement outcomes
    PSPPCM013         Make procurement decisions

    Elective units  
    PSPGEN046         Undertake research and analysis
    BSBMKG506         Plan market research
    PSPGEN054         Use complex workplace communication strategies
    PSPGEN077         Apply public sector financial policies and processes
    PSPPCM014         Participate in budget and procurement review process
    PSPPCM015         Conduct and manage coordinated procurement
    PSPPCM016         Plan and implement strategic sourcing
    PSPPCM017         Plan and implement procurement category management
    PSPPCM018         Conduct demand and procurement spend analysis
    PSPPCY006          Develop organisation policy
    BSBPMG522         Undertake project work
    BSBPUR504          Manage a supply chain

For further information and training needs, please contact Roger: roger@acfec.edu.au