Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

PSP40616

PSP40616 - Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting is designed for people who are working within the public sector in a procurement and/or contracting role. Completing the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting will give you the skills and tools required to effectively manage procurement risks, finalise contracts, undertake negotiations, plan to manage a contract and its performance, along with making procurement decisions. This course will equip you with the fundamentals of procurements and contracting to promote compliance with legislation in the public sector and to plan for procurement outcomes. 

What you'll learn in the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting

This course will take you through the aspects of leadership and management from start to finish.  Based upon the structure of the Leadership & Management Body of Knowledge (LMBOK) you will learn the key skills required to lead small teams across a range of enterprise and industry contexts.

Through the Diploma you will develop your skills in planning, organising, implementing and monitoring your own workload and the workload of others. Additionally, you will develop communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organisational and/or enterprise requirements. 

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How will this course help me?

Upon successful completion of 15 chosen units, participants will be awarded the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (PSP40616). The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting Practice is regarded as the industry standard in the recognition of those who have demonstrated the ability to work effectively within a procurement and contracting role.

Participants will undertake learning to sharpen their skills (as per key skills section) as well as the opportunity to apply procurement and contract concepts to work-based situations.  This will provide participants with the skills they need to work as effective procurement officers as well as the confidence to apply them in a practical setting.

Laura
Laura
Procurement Manager, Epiroc Perth
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Nathan was excellent with this presentations and tram engagement, really great course. Great perspectives which made me think differently.

How Would You Like To Qualify As A Procurement Officer?

Workshop

Come to a practical and engaging workshop. Build connections and networks with other like minded professionals and find out how projects operate across different industries.

Online

Our online Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting course is a great choice for learners wanting the flexibility to learn at their own pace in the comfort of their own space.

Prior Experience

If you've been working in projects you may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). This is a way for experienced people to fast track the qualification.

Looking for customised Corporate Training?

Scope is experienced at designing custom learning experiences and has partnered with businesses of all shapes and sizes across a range industries.

A Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting can be customised and delivered to your organisation.

This will include integrating your values, policies, processes, frameworks as well using examples based on your industry.

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Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting Units

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead and manage effective workplace relationships.

This unit will apply to those working in a leadership or management position who have a prominent role in establishing and managing the processes and procedures to support workplace relationships.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to lead teams in the workplace and to actively engage with the management of the organisation.

Applying to those individuals working at a managerial level who lead and build a positive culture within their teams.

Describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor the implementation of operational plans that support efficient and effective workplace practices and organisational productivity and profitability.

 

Describing the skills and knowledge required to develop and use emotional intelligence to increase self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management in the workplace.

This unit will apply to those individuals who are required to identify, analyse, synthesise and act on information from a  range of sources.

Describes the skills and knowledge required to present and negotiate persuasively, leads and participate in meetings and make presentations to customers , clients and other key stakeholders.

Describes the skills and knowledge required to develop critical and creative thinking skills in others within a workplace.

This unit applies to individuals who are developing and coaching others, for whom critical thinking skills are an important part of their job role.

Looking for different units?  Contact our team and we can discuss what other units may be available as well as if your previous experience can reduce the course requirements.

How long will it take to complete?

The great thing with competency based training is that completion of a course is based on your ability to demonstrate your ability to perform to industry standard.  This allows you to complete at your own pace.

There are no exams in the course, it is very practical and based upon things you’re going to face in a project environment.

We provide students with the ability to complete the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting Practice over a one year period; however we find that the average time is between 3 to 6 months.  During that time there is a large variance in the amount of time each student spends working on the qualification. 

Give us a call, email, use the chat or whatever is easiest and we can give you an estimate based on your situation as well as how your experience may help you complete faster.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements into the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting Practice.  If you have a computer and an internet connection you’re set.

Having said that we believe that learning is most valuable when applied.  So it’s best to have a workplace or previous which you can use to apply your learning.

Our model isn’t geared for those coming straight out of school and find that most of our students come from one of two paths.

Ideally participants should hold a Certificate III in Business (Procurement). However there are a number of other accepted qualifications from industry areas such as Business, Health and Safety etc.  Many participants of this program are tertiary qualified professionals looking to migrate into a project role.   

Many students enter this qualification without holding an existing qualifications. As the programs are designed based upon the work environment, experience within that environment is an acceptable point of entry.  In regards to the Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting Practice, this may include but is not limited to experience within a procurement environment, or another technical field, this may be either as a team member, supervisor or leading hand.

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What jobs can I get with a Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting?

The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting conveys to employers that the holder has practically demonstrated the
skills and knowledge to work effectively as a Procurement Manager as
well as plan and implement contracts to procure goods/services to
satisfy the goals of the organisation/enterprise.  Furthermore a
qualification from Scope Training advocates that the learner has
demonstrated the ability to apply these skills in a work context,
reassuring employers of job-readiness.

Job Roles include: Procurement Officer, Copywriter, Procurement Manager, Procurement and Contract Manager

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