Diploma of Procurement and Contracting






1-2 years



Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit of Competency
This qualification allows for the attainment of competencies required for independent and self-directed work as a procurement and contract manager in the public sector. It is suitable for individuals who apply integrated technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled duties in a procurement and contracting environment.

Core Units:

Promote the values and ethos of public service
Undertake negotiations
Promote compliance with legislation in the public sector
Manage contract performance
Finalise contracts
Manage procurement risk
Plan to manage a contract
Plan for procurement outcomes
Make procurement decisions

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:

  • Program Or Project Administrator
  • Business And Management
  • Government Administration 
  • Procurement and Contract Manager

Can I apply for credit transfer or RPL?

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 a Certificate IV equivalent qualification.
  • Effective written and verbal communication abilities.

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