Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (Public Sector) (PSP40616)

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Course Description

If you’re seeking a public service role in procurement and require an advanced understanding of public sector principles and values (plus the processes for planning and implementing major purchases and contracts), this is the qualification you need. By completing this course you’ll gain a working knowledge of procurement and contract management — including market research, contract negotiating, and contract law. Enquire now for a full list of study units and pathways to enrolment.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.


The Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting (Public Sector) (PSP40616) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee


Average Duration

24 months

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Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Administration and Management

Planning and coordination of people and resources.

Complex Problem Solving

Identifying a problem and finding the best solution to solve it.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Production and Processing

Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Administrative Services Manager $1,250 weekly pay
Procurement and Purchasing Officer$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Local Council Service Manager$1,440 weekly pay


Please enquire with a course provider for a list of course subjects.

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