Plan procurement

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver PSPPCM004, 'Plan procurement'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Plan procurement' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Interpret procurement requirements

1.1 Consult with stakeholders to determine whether viable alternatives to procurement exist that address identified business need, to define and clarify requirements, and to justify the procurement decision.

1.2 Conduct scoping of procurement requirements identifying outcomes, objectives and logistics or supply chain factors.

1.3 Conduct market analysis to identify factors that may impact on procurement decisions.

1.4 Confirm procurement approvals and appropriations for whole-of-life of the activity.

1.5 Access information on sources of supply to determine possible providers and identify and resolve any conflict of interest.

1.6 Specify planned provider contract arrangements.

1.7 Investigate issues and opportunities for integration into procurement activity.

2. Plan procurement activities

2.1 Outline procurement requirement from transition to close out.

2.2 Plan opportunities to obtain stakeholder input at all stages of the procurement process.

2.3 Confirm resource requirements and nominate responsible authorities.

2.4 Include strategies for briefing potential bidders when required, and ensure they are practical and meet probity requirements of fairness and impartiality, public sector standards and organisational protocols.

3. Manage procurement plans

3.1 Develop and approve procurement documentation and procurement plan which contains relevant detail about the procurement process and desired business outcomes.

3.2 Seek stakeholder input at all stages during the development of the procurement plan.

3.3 Consider probity risks in the procurement process.

3.4 Communicate approved procurement plan or strategy to stakeholders.