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Qualification details

PSP42412 - Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting) (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to PSP40616 - Certificate IV in Procurement and ContractingPSP unit codes updated. Imported units updated. 06/Mar/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to PSP42410 - Certificate IV in Government (Procurement and Contracting)New release of PSP42410 31/Oct/2012

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 01/Nov/2012

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
PSPGOV412A - Use advanced workplace communication strategiesUse advanced workplace communication strategiesElective
BSBMKG408B - Conduct market researchConduct market researchElective
PSPFIN401A - Use public sector financial processesUse public sector financial processesElective
PSPPOL401A - Contribute to policy developmentContribute to policy developmentElective
PSPGOV417A - Identify and treat risksIdentify and treat risksCore
PSPGOV422A - Apply government processesApply government processesCore
PSPPROC405C - Dispose of assetsDispose of assetsElective
PSPGOV406B - Gather and analyse informationGather and analyse informationElective
PSPLEGN401A - Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sectorEncourage compliance with legislation in the public sectorCore
PSPGOV403B - Use resources to achieve work unit goalsUse resources to achieve work unit goalsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 591113 Purchasing Officer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6153-01 Supervisor, Stock And Purchasing Clerks 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Purchasing and Procurement 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Contract Officer,Procurement Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 591113 Purchasing Officer 20/Feb/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6153-01 Supervisor, Stock And Purchasing Clerks 20/Feb/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0901 Political Science And Policy Studies 20/Feb/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 01/Nov/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

1

PSP12 V1

First release. Supersedes and equivalent to PSP42410

Description

This specialist qualification covers the competencies required of personnel responsible for the procurement of goods or services. Electives should reflect the responsibilities of the individual and the job skills required for effective performance.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Not applicable.

Packaging Rules

15 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 9 core units
  • 6 elective units

Choose 6 electives from the list below:

  • at least 1 unit from Group A
  • the remaining elective units:
  • from Groups A and Group B
  • from Certificate IV or Diploma level, or from elsewhere within this Training Package, or another endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course

**PSPPROC406B Procure Goods and Services is excluded from this qualification and may not be selected.

**For this qualification, a maximum of 1 unit from a CertificateIII level may be used.

For individuals working in local government, consideration should be given to selecting elective units from the Local Government Training Package.

Core units 

PSPETHC401A

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service

PSPGOV417A

Identify and treat risks

PSPGOV421A

Exercise delegations

PSPGOV422A

Apply government processes

PSPLEGN401A

Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector

PSPPROC411A

Plan procurement

PSPPROC412A

Develop and distribute requests for offers

PSPPROC413A

Select providers and develop contracts

PSPPROC414A

Manage contracts

Elective units 

Group A Elective Units (Research and analysis) 

PSPGOV406B

Gather and analyse information

BSBMKG408B

Conduct market research

Group B Elective Units (General) 

PSPFIN401A

Use public sector financial processes

PSPGOV403B

Use resources to achieve work unit goals

PSPGOV412A

Use advanced workplace communication strategies

PSPGOV418A

Develop internal and external networks

PSPPM405A

Administer simple projects

PSPPOL404A

Support policy implementation

PSPPOL401A

Contribute to policy development

PSPPROC405C

Dispose of assets