Conduct and manage coordinated 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 PSPPCM015, 'Conduct and manage coordinated procurement'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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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. Identify applicable existing CPCs, CPAs and opportunities

1.1 Investigate availability and opportunities of CPCs and CPAs.

1.2 Identify and evaluate existing contracts at whole-of-government level and cross-agency arrangements.

1.3 Identify contract terms and assess conditions relating to contracts to determine whether the contract is relevant to the agency concerned.

1.4 Document criteria to identify applicable contracts and compliance with requirements for use.

2. Arrange for organisation to procure under CPCs and CPAs

2.1 Provide information and education about the contract and the requirement for its use to relevant staff.

2.2 Establish procedures to ensure that procurements are made under a CPC or CPA wherever possible, and place orders according to contract terms and conditions.

2.3 Record contractual dealings and report according to contract requirements including expenditure and realised savings.

3. Lead cooperative procurements

3.1 Obtain agreement of management for procurement where no CPAs exist, which would benefit multiple agencies

3.2 Develop a procurement strategy, procurement plan involving other agencies and procurement documents.

3.3 Undertake procurement process, evaluate responses and negotiate contract via cross-agency team.

3.4 Document new CPA and distribute to other agencies