Carry out basic procurement

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 PSPPROC303A, 'Carry out basic procurement'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan for basic procurement of goods or services

1.1. Delegation/limit of authority for basic procurement of goods or services is confirmed.

1.2. Procurement requirements are researched, confirmed and clarified as necessary with relevant personnel.

1.3. Most suitable option for acquiring goods or services is determined in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures, and value for money considerations.

1.4. Approval processes for procurement options are identified.

1.5. Risk planning is conducted for the procurement activity in accordance with procedures, delegation and guidelines.

2. Undertake procurement

2.1. Approvals are obtained as necessary for procurement of goods or services in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

2.2. Quotations are obtained if necessary in accordance with legislation, policy and procedures, and any conflict of interest is declared and resolved in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.

2.3. Suppliers or service providers are assessed and selected on the basis of best value for money.

2.4. Procurement is initiated or orders are placed in accordance with selected procurement option.

2.5. Procurement is conducted in accordance with the organisation's probity and governance requirements.

2.6. Procurement is conducted in line with the organisation's financial management system.

3. Receive goods or services

3.1. Goods are received or provision of services is accepted in accordance with procurement requirements.

3.2. Quality assurance processes are implemented to ensure goods or services meet procurement specifications and outcomes required.

3.3. Action is taken to resolve non-compliance with specifications within limits of own authority, or is referred according to organisational policy and procedures.

3.4. Receipt of goods or services is confirmed and accounts are processed for payment according to organisational procedures.

3.5. Records are maintained and reporting obligations are met according to organisational and legal requirements to provide an audit trail and for other organisational purposes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPROC303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA42010 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Explosive Ordnance Proof and Experimental)
  • PSP30604 - Certificate III in Government (School Support Services)
  • PSP30704 - Certificate III in School Support Services
  • PSP30104 - Certificate III Government
  • TLI41510 - Certificate IV in Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50510 - Diploma of Deployment Logistics

And the skillsets: