Procurement in Local Government - The Basics (eLearning)


This is an introductory course in procurement for Local Government Managers and Officers. The training has been designed specifically for individuals who are new to, or requiring an update in, the undertaking of procurement and contract management in their role in WA Local Government.

Target Audience

Suitable for Local Government Managers and Officers whose role requires them to be directly or indirectly involved in procurement or contract management processes within their Local Governments.

Suitable for Elected Members who want a greater understanding of the Procurement and Contract Management framework.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing this program, participants should be able to understand:

  • the legislative and policy framework related to procurement and contract management in Local Government
  • effective procurement planning and strategy development
  • the effective use of the WALGA Procurement Toolkit and templates
  • an overview of the end-to-end procurement process, from developing Request for Quotations and Tenders, through to basic evaluation and awarding a contract, and
  • the roles and responsibilities in managing contracts for best outcomes for the Local Government.


Self-paced (approx. 3 hours online).


Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).

Course Fees

$195.00 plus GST
Unlimited participants via an eLearning Subscription. Contact us for a quote.