Advanced Diploma of Government (Procurement and Contracting)

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of personnel responsible for the management of strategic procurement in public sector organisations. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and job skills required for effective performance.


Packaging Rules

15 units of competency are required for the award of this qualification including:

9 core units

6 elective units

Choose 6 elective units from the list below:

4 units from the elective units listed below;

2 elective units from any remaining elective units listed below, or from elsewhere within this Training Package, or another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course.

Units selected should not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification.

All elective units must be selected from an equivalent qualification level or higher, unless otherwise stated.

** For this qualification, a maximum of 1 unit from Diploma level may be used.

For individuals working in local government consideration should be given to selecting elective units from the Local Government Training Package or other units that reflect their role in local government.

Core units

add topic PSPETHC601B

Maintain and enhance confidence in public service

add topic PSPGOV602B

Establish and maintain strategic networks

add topic PSPLEGN601B

Manage compliance with legislation in the public sector

add topic PSPMNGT608B

Manage risk

add topic PSPMNGT607B

Develop a business case

add topic PSPPROC604B

Plan for strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC605B

Coordinate strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC606B

Negotiate strategic procurement

add topic PSPPROC607A

Manage strategic contracts

Elective units

add topic PSPFIN601A

Apply complex public sector financial requirements

add topic PSPGOV601B

Apply government systems

add topic PSPGOV604A

Foster leadership and innovation

add topic PSPGOV605A

Persuade and influence opinion

add topic PSPMNGT604B

Manage change

add topic PSPMNGT609B

Formulate business strategies

add topic PSPMNGT612A

Review and improve business performance

add topic PSPMNGT613A

Develop partnering arrangements

add topic PSPPM601B

Direct complex project activities

add topic PSPPOL603A

Manage policy implementation

add topic PSPPROC603C

Divest strategic assets


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Licensing Information

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Employability Skills

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