Receive and select 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 PSPPROC409A, 'Receive and select 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

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Manage distribution and receipt of offers


Dissemination of request for offers is actioned in accordance with organisational procedures and guidelines, and meets public sector standards


Briefings and clarification of information in the request for offer are undertaken as required in accordance with procurement plan, organisational procedures, guidelines and public sector standards


Offers are received in accordance with organisational procedures, guidelines and public sector standards


Probity issues in closing offers are observed


Late offers and non-conforming bids are dealt with in accordance with procurement plan and request for offer documentation


Select preferred provider/s


Evaluation panel is coordinated and specialist expertise is obtained where necessary to assist with evaluation of offers


Offers are evaluated in accordance with procurement plan, organisational probity requirements and public sector standards


Clarification and negotiation of matters contained in offers, are undertaken with bidders in accordance with organisational guidelines and public sector standards


Preferred provider/s are selected and recommendations for allocation of business are developed, justified and documented against selection criteria in accordance with policy and procedures and governance requirements


Approvals are obtained for the recommended offer/s


Successful provider/s are notified in accordance with organisational protocols


Formalise contractual arrangements


Approvals are obtained to enter negotiations, when required, and negotiation of the final wording of the contract is conducted in accordance with organisational policy and procedures and defined probity frameworks as set out in the evaluation plan


Approvals to enter into contract/s are obtained in accordance with policy and procedures


No commitments are made and contractors do not commence until contracts are signed


Contracts are entered into that are valid and legally binding to the parties


Contracts are structured to capture and address identified risks, protect both parties, and provide the basis for due performance


Advice on the contractual arrangements is provided to stakeholders in accordance with organisational policy and procedures


Debrief market and other stakeholders


Unsuccessful bidders are informed and debriefed with constructive feedback on their proposals upon request


Details of successful provider/s are made public in accordance with probity requirements, organisational protocols and public sector standards

Qualifications and Skillsets

PSPPROC409A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB41607 - Certificate IV in Purchasing