Procurement is a diverse and exciting industry with positions available across many organisations from government departments to private enterprise. If you possess excellent communication and negotiation skills this career might be for you.
The Certificate of Procurement and Contract Management is an online professional development course designed to introduce you to the procurement and contract management and administration process. This online procurement course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to assist with procurement for a project. The course will teach you how to identify procurement requirements, assist with supplier selection, conduct procurement activities, and assist with procurement finalisation activities for projects.
During this course, you will learn how to negotiate terms of contracts with suppliers, and prepare and finalise contracts. The Certificate of Procurement and Contract Management is ideal for those operating in a large or small organisation, with a generic application to a range of industries and organisations and a range of projects, from the simple to more complex.
Unit 1 - Negotiate contracts
Negotiate contracts with suppliers
Negotiate issues with suppliers
Determine desired outcomes
Document contract requirements
Use legal expertise if required
Trade practices legislation
Consumer protection legislation
Import goods and services
Sales of goods legislation
Distribute draft contracts
Check validity of draft contracts
Sign contracts and exchange
Store contract safely
Advise unsuccessful suppliers
Unit 2 - Project procurement procedures
Procurement planning / procedures
Work breakdown structure
Project management plan
Make or buy
Supplier selection process
Conduct procurement activities
Unit 3 - Manage project procurement
Determine procurement requirements
Project procurement management
Plan purchases and acquisitions
Tools and techniques
Make or buy analysis
Statement of work
Conduct procurement activities
Implement and monitor procurement
Procurement finalisation procedures
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 45 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $150.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.