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Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting PSP40616


This qualification allows for the attainment of occupational specific competencies for those responsible for the procurement of goods and services. It covers the broad range of skills required to operate without supervision in a procurement and contracting environment.

The qualification is for public sector employees and public sector employed trainees in conjunction with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre.

Qualification: Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting PSP40616
Program No: C4-SO22
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 1 semester part time (approximately 7.5 hours per week) for 10 weeks.
Cost Info:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Likely Job Outcome: Administrative Services Officer level 1 - 4 in the public sector, or equivalent under individual agency agreements; working as Procurement and/or Contracts Officers.
Enrolment Type: CIT Solutions

Additional Information

There will be additional individual study of approximately 5 hours per week including online activities, research, report writing, team work, skill development, creative product development, etc.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

To meet the assessment requirements of this program, students must be employed in or contracted to a public sector organisation.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

For more information please contact CIT Solutions on (02) 6207 4444 or visit their website at

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email