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 PSPPROC411A, '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



1. Interpret procurement requirements.

1.1. Consultation is undertaken 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. Scoping of procurement requirements is conducted identifying outcomes, objectives and logistics/supply chain factors.

1.3. Market analysis is conducted to identify factors that may impact on procurement decisions.

1.4. Procurement approvals and appropriations are confirmed for whole-of-life of the activity.

1.5. Information on sources of supply is accessed to determine possible providers and any conflict of interest is identified and resolved.

1.6. Planned provider contract arrangements are specified in accordance with legislation, policy and probity requirements.

1.7. Issues and opportunities are investigated for integration into procurement activity.

2. Plan procurement activities.

2.1. Procurement requirement that meets legislative, policy and probity requirements is outlined from transition to close-out.

2.2. Opportunities to obtain stakeholder input at all stages of the procurement process are actively planned.

2.3. Resource requirements are confirmed and committed in a timely manner and responsible authorities are nominated.

2.4. Strategies for briefing potential bidders are included when required, are practical and meet probity requirements of fairness and impartiality, public sector standards and organisational protocols.

2.5. Consideration is given to environmental and sustainability practices along with corporate social responsibility practices at all stages of the procurement process.

3. Develop procurement plans.

3.1. Procurement approval documentation and procurement plan are developed and approved which contain relevant detail about the procurement process and desired business outcomes, according to organisational policy and public sector standards.

3.2. Stakeholder input is sought at all stages during the development of the procurement plan.

3.3. Probity risks in the procurement process are expressly considered during the development of the procurement plan.

3.4. Approved procurement plan or strategy is communicated to stakeholders.