• Why join the course?

    Why join the course?Trying to get your head around the procurement legislation, policies and procedures in WA Government? Grow your knowledge with our online short course. This 100% online course provides an introduction to procurement essentials, specifically focusing on legislation, regulation and policies in WA Government. Learn the procurement thresholds and methods, plus helpful tips on achieving value for money, procurement and contract planning, sustainable procurement, 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 or for those who have procurement as part of their job. It is ideal for people working in the public sector, especially in WA Government.

  • 100% online + 24/7 access

    Study when you want, where you want, to get the most from your learning. This online course is delivered in 14 videos. With 24/7 unlimited access, you can watch the videos as many times as you need. This online short course is non-accredited and there is no assessment. You will receive a certificate of completion once you have viewed all content.

What will you achieve?

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

  • Understand legislation and policy around procurement in WA Government
  • Explain the procurement thresholds and methods
  • Understand the role of probity and ethics in procurement
  • Understand what it means to achieve value for money in procurement
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key processes, including procurement and contract planning, common use agreements, Intellectual Property, engaging consultants and disposing of assets
  • Understand sustainable procurement and its importance
  • Identify when and how to use WA Government templates
  • 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 basics of procurement with our 100% online short course. There are 13 modules to complete, all created and delivered by an expert practitioner.

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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 14 videos. Flexible and affordable 100% online learning. Start anytime, study your way.

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