Qualification details

BSB41615 - Certificate IV in Purchasing (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSB41607 - Certificate IV in PurchasingUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by BSB41618 - Certificate IV in Business (Procurement) 26/Sep/2018


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBADM409 - Coordinate business resourcesCoordinate business resources Elective
BSBCUS401 - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies Elective
BSBCUS402 - Address customer needsAddress customer needs Elective
BSBCUS403 - Implement customer service standardsImplement customer service standards Elective
BSBFIA402 - Report on financial activityReport on financial activity Elective
BSBITU305 - Conduct online transactionsConduct online transactions Core
BSBITU401 - Design and develop complex text documentsDesign and develop complex text documents Elective
BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationshipsLead effective workplace relationships Elective
BSBLDR403 - Lead team effectivenessLead team effectiveness Elective
BSBPUR401 - Plan purchasingPlan purchasing Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 591113 Purchasing Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Local Government Administration,Commerce,Warehousing and Storage,Purchasing and Procurement,Logistics 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Credits/Returns Officer,Stock Controller,Inventory Officer,Distribution Centre Supervisor,Procurement Officer,Warehouse Team Leader,Dispatch Clerk,Purchasing Clerk,Import/Export Coordinator,Inventory and Supply Officer,Supply Officer,Bulk Storage Distribution Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 591113 Purchasing Officer 30/Jul/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 30/Jul/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 25/Mar/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to update unit list.

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification is suitable for individuals working in a range of roles including purchasing officers, stock control officers, purchasing assistants and inventory administrators.

They may work in any industry or organisational setting and may be responsible for all or a part of a procurement life cycle. Typically those completing this qualification would report to a purchasing manager or contract manager.

Licensing/Regulatory Information 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Nil

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10 

3 core units  plus

7 elective units, of which: 

  • 5 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • 2 elective units may be selected from the elective units listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level
  • if not listed below, 1 elective unit may be selected from either a Certificate III or Diploma qualification from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core Units 

BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

BSBPUR401 Plan purchasing

BSBPUR402 Negotiate contracts

Elective Units 

BSBADM409 Coordinate business resources

BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBCUS402 Address customer needs

BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards

BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents

BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

BSBPUR403 Conduct international purchasing

BSBREL401 Establish networks

BSBRES401 Analyse and present research information

BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes

BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

PSPGOV406B Gather and analyse information

PSPPROC406B Procure goods and services

PSPPROC411A Plan procurement

PSPPROC412A Develop and distribute requests for offers

PSPPROC413A Select providers and develop contracts

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title 

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSB41615 Certificate IV in Purchasing

Release 2

BSB41615 Certificate IV in Purchasing

Release 1

Updated unit list

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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