Four certificate courses

8–9 hours study

$945 (GST included)

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.

Bid writing

Step-by-step process to answer tender questions clearly, concisely, compliantly and compellingly.



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This all-in-one tender training package will take you from beginner to tender pro!

The four courses will give you the skills and knowledge to: 

  • Understand the  fundamentals of tenders and bid documents, including how a tender is evaluated.
  • Know what's required for a compliant and competitive bid
  • Coordinate an effective bid preparation process 
  • Improve your tender writing skills. 

These courses are applicable for professionals who prepare government or private sector tender responses 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, bid preparation and tender writing.

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Gain 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
  • 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 answering all questions, including mandatory information, reviewing the contract and identifying relevant tender requirements. 
  • 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.

You will learn the key steps of the bid preparation process to develop a professional response. You will receive a checklist to use for future tenders.

Once you enrol, you will receive:

  • Instant access to the course
  • Electronic training notes
  • Tender response template
  • Tender program template
  • Document tracker template. 

You have 12 months to complete your study, and can stop and start as you go and not lose your place.

The Effective Bid Preparation Certificate has seven modules which cover the key steps of the bidding process. Across these modules, you will learn the following elements:

  • The steps that potential suppliers take to respond to a tender
  • Key roles and responsibilities of bid team members
  • Engaging the bid team
  • 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.


Tender Writing Certificate

This course is focused on the skills and capabilities to improve your tender writing and understanding of the elements of a top-scoring response.

You will receive a tender writing checklist, which covers the step-by-step process for how to develop. and write an answer to a tender question.

You will be guided through an example tender question to ensure the response answers the question, is compliant, offers value for money and is written persuasively.

The course has four modules:

Module 1: Plan a complete response

  • Analyse the question to understand what it is asking
  • Identify all parts of the question to answer it completely
  • Overcome common difficulties with tender questions.


Module 2: Develop a compliant response

  • Identify relevant tender requirements and show how you will meet them
  • Identify relevant evaluation criteria and apply them to the question. 

Module 3: Structure a comprehensive response

  • Design a response using a clear structure
  • Write a strong introduction with a direct answer
  • Provide the detail to answer comprehensively
  • Create order and flow of information.
  • Write for a wide-ranging audience. 

Module 4: Write a compelling response

  • Learn how to demonstrate and substantiate, and communicate benefits
  • Create easy-to-read sentences
  • Use correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to complete?

Typically, it takes between 8-9 hours to complete all of the courses. You can complete the Complete Online Tender Training Package at your own pace. You will have 12 months to complete your study.

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.

The Complete Online Tender Training Package courses 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 from the courses 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 course. A certificate will be awarded at the completion of each course and when you gain an 80% pass in each of the Final Assessments.

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  • Downloadable training notes
  • Tender glossary
  • Tender templates, including bid response, tender program and document tracker templates
  • Tender writing checklist
  • Certificates of achievement
  • Immediate course access. 

Package cost: $945 inc GST
Study time: 8–9 hours

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