Designed specifically for the unique needs of staff working in procurement, contracting and purchasing this course prepares you with essential knowledge of government processes and end-to-end procurement methods.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
Develop and distribute requests for offers
Select providers and develop contracts
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Identify and treat risks
Develop and manage contracts
Gather and analyse information
Use problem-solving skills to deal with conflict - A unique and transferable skillset
Pathway to further study
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is also offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the traineeship eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience in the purchasing and/or procurement environment of an organisation of at least 2 years, or have completed Certificate III or Certificate IV level course in logistics or business-related studies
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Procurement officer and Purchasing officer
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 15 Units of competency, including 9 core and 6 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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