Three certificate courses

4–5 hours study

$647 (GST included)

Basics of tenders & bidding

A background of tenders and what's required for a compliant and competitive bid.

Basics of tenders & bidding

A background of tenders and what's required for a compliant and competitive bid.

Bid coordination process

Learn the key steps to pull together a high-quality tender together with a step-by-step process.

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Do you need to understand the basics of tenders and how to bid effectively?

Tender Fundamentals Certificates 1 and 2 provide you a break down of both sides of tendering.

These certificates are designed for professionals who are new to bidding, or who want a refresh in the basics of government and private sector tenders.

Effective Bid Preparation Certificate provides you with the key steps that bidding parties take to develop a professional response document and deliver a winning bid – on time. It is designed for professionals who are involved in and responsible for coordinating and preparing tenders.

All of these certificates are relevant  for professionals who prepare their tenders on their own, or as part of a tender team.

This package is relevant for tenders in multiple industries, including construction, manufacturing, cleaning, defence, professional services and health, as it focuses on the core fundamentals elements of tenders and bid preparation.  

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Gain important context of how tenders form part of the procurement process to understand what the buyer aims to achieve through a competitive bid. You will learn:

  • The purpose of tenders and tendering
  • An overview of the procurement process, including competitive tendering
  • Different tendering approaches and tender documents
  • Core components of a typical tender document and their functions
  • How a tender is evaluated and what the client is looking to achieve.


Tender Fundamentals Certificate 2 will provide you with an overview of how to develop a compliant and competitive tender price and written response. You will learn:

  • Key factors bidding parties consider when determining whether to bid 
  • The key deliverables which comprise a winning bid, including mandatory information, reviewing the contract and identifying relevant tender requirements. 
  • How to identify your differentiators 
  • Demonstrate value for money. 
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If you want to prepare a tender efficiently and effectively – and avoid the last minute panic – then this course is for you.

It will give you a structured and systematic approach for the bid process to make tendering easier, meet the deadline and put you in the best position to win the bid.  

The Effective Bid Preparation Certificate covers:

  • The steps that potential suppliers take to respond to a tender
  • Key roles and responsibilities of bid team members
  • How to identify pricing requirements
  • How to identify and manage submission requirements
  • How to develop a bid program 
  • Best practice draft and review process
  • Key tips for finalising and submitting a professional tender
  • Collating feedback on the tender response and process.

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We make it easy to study online 

Tenders are tricky enough, so we made it easy to access our online training courses.

Follow these three steps to upskill now. 

Step 1. Select

Decide which course is best for you - or we can help you with this. 

Step 2. Enrol

Enrol and purchase the course, and create your account on our website. 

Step 3. Study

Log into your account and access your tender training course. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to complete?

Typically, it takes between 4 - 5 hours to complete all three courses. You can complete the Tender Ready Package at your own pace.

The length of time required to complete the courses may vary depending on your skill level, your previous experience and level of computer literacy.

How do I access the courses?

Once you buy and enrol in the courses, you will receive an email with your log-in details to access to the courses.

Tender Fundamentals Certificates 1 & 2 and the Effective Bid Preparation Certificate are delivered online via the Tender Training College’s e-learning system. You will require an Internet connection and speakers to complete the courses.

You can access this system at any time, and stop and start the certificates as you like.

Is there an assessment or exam?

Our competency based training and assessments means you will be tested on your knowledge throughout each module. This means the learnings are embedded, and you can apply them to writing tenders immediately once you complete the courses.

You will complete a Final Assessment at the end of each certificate. A certificate will be awarded at the completion of the courses and when you gain an 80% pass in the Final Assessments.

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  • Certificate of achievement
  • Immediate course access. 

Bundle cost: $647 (inc GST)
Study time: 4–5 hours

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