Professional development for procurement graduates

Queensland Government Procurement is committed to supporting procurement graduates across the sector. We recognise the importance of assisting you to connect with your peers and other practitioners in the procurement discipline.

Graduates play an important role in the drive to deliver great procurement outcomes and contribute to the Queensland Procurement Strategy 2023’s strategic objectives of:

  • leveraging procurement power to back local suppliers and stimulate jobs growth, skills development and manufacturing
  • using procurement to drive sustainable economic growth, encourage innovation and increase supplier diversity
  • delivering today and investing in tomorrow through responsible public procurement choices
  • delivering excellent outcomes through leading procurement policy and practice.

Introductory courses

These short introductory eLearning courses can be accessed at no cost from your agency's learning management system (LMS):

  • Procurement 101
  • A Beginner's Guide to the Queensland Procurement Policy
  • An Introduction to Good Practice Contract Management
  • An Introduction to Good Practice Social Procurement.

If your agency does not have access to these courses, let us know by emailing

Skills2Procure program

The Skills2Procure program connects procurement and contract management staff across all agencies with learning and development opportunities.

Continuing professional development and professional associations

Besides formal training, there are several ways you can stay connected to learn of upcoming low cost or free events.

It is important for anyone starting out in a new profession to establish a relationship with a relevant professional body.

Continuing your career in procurement

As the end date for your graduate program approaches, you may be seeking opportunities to secure a permanent role in government.

Read more about career pathways in procurement.

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