QLD PCP Level 2 intermediate procurement 20190529P1

QLD PCP Level 2 intermediate procurement 20190529P1

When:  Wednesday 29 & Thursday 30 May 2019

Time:    9.00AM - 5.00PM

Where: Pro Leaders Academy, 451 St Paul's Terrace, Fortitude Valley

Cost: Standard $950.00 / Group (3 or more) $930.00 per person




Pre-training Requirements

  • Successful completion of Level 1 is a pre-requisite requirement to register for PCP Level 2.
  • To discuss direct entry into PCP Level 2, please contact IPAA NSW on (02) 8066 1900




Intermediate Procurement builds on the fundamental procurement skills introduced in PCP Level 1. It introduces the concept of procurement as a strategic and cyclical process. Key tasks are introduced including: drafting a specification, preparing an invitation to offer, receiving and evaluating offers and basic contract administration. Risk assessment, ethics and fair dealing, incorporating sustainability in procurement practice and the concept of total cost of ownership are examined to develop the skill set of the intermediate procurement officer.


Learning Outcomes


  • awareness of the essential phases in the strategic sourcing cycle
  • ability to plan a procurement activity
  • ability to implement a procurement plan in a way that reflects the legislative and policy environment applicable to the organisation
  • ability to draft specifications, go to market, and select suppliers for small-medium size procurements
  • ability to undertake basic contract administration, contract management planning and performance management of contractors
  • understanding of how to conduct risk assessments and an introduction to the concept of total-cost-of-ownership
  • understanding of ethics and fair dealing, and how to incorporate sustainability in procurement
  • act within own delegations and refer issues to higher authority when necessary


Benefits to your organisation


  • compliance with QLD Government procurement legislation
  • contract disputes avoided
  • improved value for money arising from low risk, low value purchases


Benefits to you


  • understanding of how to plan a low risk, low value procurement process
  • ability to conduct an effective procurement activity
  • ability to manage a contract effectively


Topics Covered


  • Ethics and fair dealing
  • Sustainable procurement overview
  • Analysis to achieve value for money
  • Introduction to contract law
  • Co-ordinating procurement
  • Procurement planning
  • Conducting the procurement
  • Manage the contract
  • Complete contractual arrangements


Additional information


The class size is aminimum of twelve up to a maximum of twenty participants only.

Individual bookings are a per person cost. Group bookings are a per person cost for a group of three or more participants from the same agency. 


Please read the Student Policies and Procedures before registering. Download here.

Course delivery is subject to meeting minimum panel size (12–16).  Where a minimum panel is not achieved, registered attendees will be advised no later than one week prior to the course start date.


Regional Delivery


Please note that we do struggle to reach minimum participant numbers for regional course delivery. There is a chance that your regional course may not go ahead. We will do everything we can to prevent this from happening.


In-House Course Delivery


In-house training can also be provided directly to your organisation at a MINIMUM cost of $9,955.00 (incl. GST), plus $66.00 per person for assessment fees. Maximum class size of 18 applies. Prices exclude facilitator travel to your venue of choice, and any venue and catering costs. Contact learning@nsw.ipaa.org.au or call 02 8066 1900for more information.


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29/05/2019 9:00 AM - 30/05/2019 5:00 PM
Pro Leaders Academy 451 St Paul's Terrace Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA
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