Develop and distribute requests for offers

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 PSPPROC412A, 'Develop and distribute requests for offers'.
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



1. Specify procurement requirement.

1.1. Scoping of requirement is undertaken to identify outcomes, objectives and practical requirements.

1.2. Statement of requirement is prepared that meets organisational requirements for format and content and is acceptable to stakeholders.

1.3. Needs of clients, end users and other stakeholders are considered and incorporated into statement of requirement.

1.4. Procurement outcome is fair to, and achievable by, potential providers.

1.5. Planned provider contract arrangements are specified according to policy and guidelines.

1.6. Standards of performance and codes of practice, incentives, disincentives and performance measures are specified.

2. Develop request for offers.

2.1. Request for offers and contractual conditions suitable for procurement activity are developed and clarified with clients, providers and/or experts as necessary.

2.2. Contractual conditions suitable for procurement activity are developed and clarified with clients, providers and/or experts as necessary.

2.3. When possible and appropriate, input on content of request for offer documents and proposed contractual conditions is obtained from market according to probity requirement of impartiality.

2.4. Approvals to approach marketplace are obtained according to organisational policy and procedures.

2.5. Records relating to documenting request, and seeking, processing and closing offers, are maintained according to organisational procedures and legal requirements.

3. Develop offer evaluation plan.

3.1. Offer evaluation plan, including criteria for evaluation, is developed, documented and approved prior to releasing formal request documentation to the market.

3.2. Where used, specialist expertise is arranged to evaluate offers and the structure and membership of evaluation panel.

3.3. Offer evaluation plan complies with probity requirements, in particular impartiality and management of conflict of interest.

4. Manage distribution and receipt of offers.

4.1. Request for offers is disseminated according to organisational procedures and guidelines, and public sector standards.

4.2. Briefings and clarification of information in the request for offer are undertaken as required according to procurement plan, organisational procedures and guidelines, public sector standards and probity requirements of fairness and impartiality.

4.3. Offers are received according to organisational procedures and guidelines, and public sector standards.

4.4. Requests for offers and closing offers are disseminated in line with probity issues.

4.5. Late offers and non-conforming bids are dealt with according to procurement plan and request for offer documentation.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPROC412A appears in the following qualifications:

  • PSP42410 - Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting)
  • TLI41510 - Certificate IV in Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50210 - Diploma of Materiel Logistics
  • TLI50510 - Diploma of Deployment Logistics