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Qld PCP Level 1 procurement fundamentals (Online)

Do you buy goods and services on behalf of the government? Learn about the fundamental principles of procurement in the Queensland Public Sector.

Delivery mode:  Online via Learning Hub  
QLD State Government Employees $100.00 incll. GST
Public (please email details to [email protected]

$160.00 incl. GST
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Course Overview

This course addresses the fundamental principles of procurement in the Queensland Public Sector. Upon completion, participants will be able to apply the concept of procurement to the Queensland Government context and follow standard ordering, receipting and payment processes on behalf of their agency. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand procurement in a public sector context
  • Identify legal, administrative and governance frameworks that apply to procurement in the Qld public sector
  • Prevent corruption in procurement
  • Undertake simple low-value, low-risk procurement on behalf of your agency.

Benefits of undertaking PCP Level 1

    The benefits you will gain from completing this course include
  • Application of the principles of the Queensland Procurement Policy to procurements including value for money, probity in procurement and reducing risk to your organisation.
  • Undertaking procurement activities with increased confidence, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Familiarity with whole-of-Government procurement policies, and understanding their role in achieving Government objectives
  • Increased core capabilities linked to your role.
  • Better understanding of how you can prevent corruption in procurement.
  • Increased ability to make sound procurement decisions and achieve outcomes for Queenslanders.
Need help getting approval?

Talk to your line manager about attending the course and add it to your Achievement Development Plan (ADP). Agencies must evaluate the risk of you purchasing for Queensland Government, and without training, that risk is increased.

Course Outline

This course consists of five x 30 minute self-paced online modules.

  • Module 1: What is procurement?
  • Module 2: Procurement in the Qld public sector
  • Module 3: Legal, administrative and governance frameworks
  • Module 4: Preventing corruption in procurement
  • Module 5: Undertaking simple procurement.

The examples and scenarios used throughout the course relate to low value, low risk procurement activities, although the procurement principles discussed in the modules apply to all procurement activities.

Please note: processes relating to higher value, higher risk procurement activities are covered in PCP Levels 2-4.

Certificate of Completion: On completion of this training, you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion, which can be downloaded and printed.

Timeframe to complete this course: From date of registration, you will have 60 days to access and complete this training.

For more information about this training, view the Level 1 Procurement Fundamentals Fact Sheet.

Extensions:Contact [email protected] to request an extension if you are unable to complete the course within 60 days.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellations are not allowed for this training.

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The information being collected when registering for this course is for the purpose of managing your learning and development. This organisation may disclose this information to a Queensland government agency or contracted service provider as is necessary for the management, delivery and student outcome reporting of this learning and development course. Your personal details will not be disclosed to any other third party without your consent, unless required to do so by law.


1/07/2023 - 30/06/2024
Sign in or create an account to register Last day to register is 30/06/2024

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