Cert IV in Procurement and Contracting


Certificate IV




1 year



Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit of Competency
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.

Core Units:

Uphold and support the values and principles of public service
Identify and treat risks
Exercise delegations
Apply government processes
Encourage compliance with legislation in the public sector
Plan procurement
Develop and distribute requests for offers
Select providers and develop contracts
Manage contracts

Elective Units:  Selected after extensive consultation with industry experts and lead trainer

Upcoming Courses

There are currently no available openings for this course.

Lead Trainer

Mr Bryce Turner

After a 15-year career in the Australian Defence Force, Bryce transitioned into the high-pace world of business and management consulting. Since then, Bryce has purchased or executed from startup three businesses of varying sizes and products. A graduate of the University of New England, the University of New South Wales, an ongoing Master of Business Administration student at the University of Queensland, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Bryce is uniquely positioned to lead our business and leadership faculties.


What roles can I get with completion of this course?

Possible roles include:

  • Purchasing Officer 
  • Procurement Officer 
  • Business And Management 
  • Government Administration 
  • Contract planning officer

Can I apply for credit transfer?

If you have completed an accredited qualification or recognised units of study with a Registered Training Organisation, you may be eligible for a credit transfer.

Trainers will need to review if your accredited qualification or recognised units are still within a current training package or are equivalent to the current training package or units. Discuss your previous educational qualifications with your trainer to see if this is a possibility for you.

Can I apply for recognition of prior learning?

RPL is available to any learner who can provide evidence of competency for the units offered within the qualification. Please contact us for more information on this process and how to apply.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

In order to fully benefit from this course, it is advisable to be engaged in an appropriate public sector position. It is also suggested that you possess the following qualifications:

  • Proficiency in public sector procurement.
  • Successful completion of Year 12 or an equivalent qualification.
  • Effective written and verbal communication abilities.

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