Qualification details

PSP40616 - Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSP42412 - Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting)PSP unit codes updated. Imported units updated. 06/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

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 Government Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Procurement Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 591113 Purchasing Officer 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification was released in PSP Public Sector Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to PSP42412 Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting).

  • PSP unit codes updated
  • Imported units updated

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those responsible for the procurement of goods and services. It covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a procurement and contracting environment.

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

Packaging Rules

15 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 9 core units
  • 6 elective units

Choose a minimum of 1 elective from Group A Research and analysis.

Choose the remaining electives from Group B General elective units or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the PSP Implementation Guide.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification. 

Core units 

PSPETH002

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

PSPGEN038

Identify and treat risks

PSPGEN042

Exercise delegations

PSPGEN043

Apply government processes

PSPLEG002

Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector

PSPPCM004

Plan procurement

PSPPCM005

Develop and distribute requests for offers

PSPPCM006

Select providers and develop contracts

PSPPCM007

Manage contracts

Elective units 

Group A: Research and analysis 

PSPGEN027

Gather and analyse information

BSBMKG408

Conduct market research

Group B: General elective units 

PSPGEN024

Use resources to achieve work unit goals

PSPGEN033

Use advanced workplace communication strategies

PSPGEN039

Develop internal and external networks

PSPGEN076

Use public sector financial processes

PSPPCM002

Dispose of assets

PSPPCY001

Contribute to policy development

PSPPCY004

Support policy implementation

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification supersedes and is equivalent to PSP42412 Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting).

Links

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