• Public sector training programTraining for the public sector

    The following training is for Western Australian government agency staff focusing on various aspects of goods and services procurement.

    For staff attached to regional agencies, please indicate your interest in information or regional training sessions and opportunities by email: regionalprocurement@finance.wa.gov.au.

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    Multiple dates starting 

    6 September

    Contract Management Essentials

    This half-day workshop provides awareness and insights into managing contracts effectively.

    Available online

    Introduction to Contract Management in the WA Public Sector - online learning

    Five online modules that cover the fundamentals for contract managers. The modules are designed for people new to a contract management role or who only manage contracts as part of their role. Each module takes approximately 15 minutes to complete, and can be paused and revisited at any time.

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    Procurement and Contracting Vocational Program

    The program consists of five two-day modules which when completed in conjunction with the optional assessments build towards a Diploma of Procurement and Contracting (PSP50616). The program develops the practical skills and knowledge required for those working in procurement and contract management roles within the public sector, such as Procurement Practitioners and Specialists.

    10 September 2019

    Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Procurement

    This workshop provides an overview of using and developing 'good' KPIs.

    19 September 2019

    Written Quotes Process

    This workshop is for public sector officers who will be involved in the procurement of products and services valued between $50,000 and $250,000.

    14 November 2019

    Risk Management in the Procurement Context

    This workshop outlines key steps to the risk management and the importance of early identification and management of risk.

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    Online learning modules

    Online learning is a free and flexible way of educating yourself at a time and location that is convenient for you.

    Due to a change in providers, not all online modules are available at this time. We are working to release more modules for you soon and will list them on the Online learning - public sector web page as they become available. 

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    Understanding Goods and Services Buying within the WA Public Sector - online learning

    This module is a free self-paced introduction to buying on behalf of government. The module is designed for new to government employees or those that want to refresh their knowledge on Government's buying practices and principles. It looks at the key process and considerations to follow when making a purchase and the policies that affect it. The module takes approximately one hour to complete, however it can be paused and revisited at any time.


    Gateway Reviewer training

    Available for senior executives and project managers from both public and private sectors. Share your knowledge and contribute to large government project outcomes by becoming a Gateway reviewer.


    Planning and Designing Community Services

    Combining the Planning in Partnership session with the Developing and Measuring Outcomes session, this half day workshop explains Planning, Needs analysis and Co-design when procuring community services and will assist you to determine and understand the relationship between inputs, outputs and outcomes in community services procurement.


    Procuring and Managing Community Services

    Combining the Procuring Community Services and the DCSP policy session with the Managing Service Agreement session, this half day workshop provides; an overview of how the state government procures community services and an understanding of how to effectively manage a service agreement.

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    Tenders WA training

    Available to users releasing requests (tenders) and awarding contracts.

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    Aboriginal Procurement Policy Module

    Government agency personnel seeking information on the Aboriginal Procurement Policy and requirements can access the Aboriginal Procurement Policy Module.