• Why join the course?

    Procurement in ACT Government is full of regulations, policies and procedures. So, how can you be confident you’re ticking the right boxes? Master the essentials with our 100% online short course. This course provides an introduction to procurement, specifically focusing on legislation, regulation and policies that apply to ACT Government. Learn the key procurement concepts and processes, plus helpful tips on procurement thresholds, sustainable procurement, ethical requirements, and more. The course taps into 15 years of hands-on procurement experience across federal, state and local government

  • Who is the course for?

    This online introductory level course is designed for those new to procurement, at any level of business, or for those who have procurement as part of their job. It is suitable for people working in the public sector, especially in the ACT Government.

  • 100% online + 24/7 access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This 100% online course is delivered in 12 videos. With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content. This course can be used to gain CPD points with organisations like CIPS.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be better able to:

  • Understand relevant legislation, regulations and policy for ACT Government, including the State Procurement Act 2004, State Procurement Regulations 2005, State Procurement Board Policies and Guidelines
  • Understand the role of value for money and how to achieve it
  • Demonstrate knowledge of procurement methods and procedures that apply to Simple Procurement (value under $550,000)
  • Understand key procurement concepts, including international obligations, emergency situation procurement, sustainable procurement and ethical requirements
  • Explain the role of the State Procurement Board, which is unique to ACT
  • Apply best practice principles to the needs of your own organisation and job role
  • Gain continuing professional development points with the presentation of your completion certificate to organisations such as CIPS

Master the essentials of procurement with our 100% online short course. There are 10 modules to complete, all created and delivered by an expert practitioner.

Show employers you have a clear understanding of the core concepts of procurement specific to the ACT Government. Join this online short course today.
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Need CPD Points?

This short course is a fast and easy way to boost your CPD point balance. Present your completion certification to organisations like CIPS.

Learn from expert practitioners

  • Michael  Young

    Procurement and Contracting Facilitator

    Michael Young

    Michael Young is a leading advisor with over 20 years experience working with federal, state and local government in procurement and contract management and related fields. He has published over 60 papers and book chapters and has authored and edited 5 books. He is a sought after speaker and presenter, having delivered keynote presentations in over 20 countries. Michael has been actively involved in the development of standards both in Australia and internationally, where he is currently working with the International Standards Organisation (ISO). He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, and holds numerous qualifications, including a Masters of Business Administration and an Advanced Diploma of Government (Strategic Procurement). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, the Australian Institute of Project Management, the UK Association of Project Management and the Australian Computer Society.

Exceptional value for money

What you get: Unlimited access to video content, 100% online learning, start anytime, study your way

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