Procure goods and services

Module/Unit PSPPROC406B

Duration 60 Hrs

Module/Unit Purpose

This unit covers the expenditure of public monies for simple
procurement of low value/low risk goods and services using
contractual arrangements that include simple tendering and
requests for quotation. The unit requires analysis and decision
making in the procurement process, which is undertaken under
limited supervision. It includes planning and undertaking
procurement, managing contractors and completing contractual
arrangements.
In practice, procuring goods and services overlaps with other
generalist and specialist public sector or local government work
activities, such as upholding and supporting the values and
principles of public service, identifying and treating risks,
exercising delegations, applying government processes,
encouraging compliance with legislation in the public sector or
local government, planning procurement, developing and
distributing requests for offers, selecting providers and
managing contracts.
This unit is not recommended for those who specialise in
procurement. It cannot be included in the Certificate IV in
Government (Procurement and Contracting).
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


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