Training for suppliers
The Department of Finance offers training to businesses looking to find work with the Western Australian Government. There are seminars available for suppliers of goods and services, and works. Suppliers of community services should go to training for the community services sector
Aboriginal business capability buildingShow more
These programs seek to empower Aboriginal businesses to tender for more government contracts.
- Tendering skills
- Business development
- Internal governance
- Contractual compliance requirements
Three Aboriginal businesses were awarded the contracts across specified regions.
|Aboriginal business||Specified regions||Contact|
|Indigenous Professional Services Pty Ltd||Perth, Peel, South West, and Great Southern||
|Keogh Bay People Pty Ltd||Pilbara, Mid West, Gascoyne, Goldfields-Esperance, and Wheatbelt||
Neil Fong, Project Manager
|Morrgul Pty Ltd||Kimberley||
Klari Kadar, Executive Director
The contractors will consult with Aboriginal business and not-for-profit communities in their specified regions in order to design the program and develop a strategy for providing the program in a culturally respectful way. Service delivery will ensure that the varied needs of Aboriginal entities across the state are addressed.
Contact the relevant business in your region for information relating to services available.
Aboriginal business trainingShow more
The Aboriginal business training sessions provides information on the new Aboriginal Procurement Policy and explains the procurement process, relevant policies, how to submit quotes and tenders, how bids are evaluated, and hints and tips for working with government.
These workshops are designed for the Aboriginal business sector. If you are a public sector employee seeking information on the Aboriginal Procurement Policy and requirements, contact the Social Procurement Initiatives Team to access the Aboriginal Procurement Policy e-learning module.
- The Western Australian Government procurement process and relevant policies for goods and services and works
- Considerations for submitting a quote or tender
- How to connect with the Western Australian Government
- Additional information and support
Sessions are currently planned for:
|Broome||Broome Lotteries House, Hall 2, 620 Cable Beach Road, Broome||Tuesday 3 September 2019||
Register for Broome training
|Bunbury||Koombana Room, Quality Hotel Lighthouse, 2 Marlston Drive, Bunbury||Wednesday 28 August 2019||
|Geraldton||Meeting Room, Geraldton Multipurpose Centre, 254 Marine Terrace, Geraldton||Tuesday 13 August 2019||
|Kalgoorlie||Function Room, Goldfields Arts Centre, 35 Cheetham Street, Kalgoorlie||
Thursday 19 September 2019
|Register for Kalgoorlie training|
|Tambrey Pavilion, Tambrey Oval, Tambrey Drive near Primary School, Karratha||Wednesday 5 June 2019||Registrations closed|
|Kununurra||Conference Room, Mirima Language Centre, Speargrass Road, Kununurra||Tuesday 2 July 2019||
|The Shed, 58 Sutton Street, Mandurah||Friday 20 September 2019||Register for Mandurah training|
|Perth||Training Room 2, Albert Facey House, 469 Wellington Street, Perth||
Friday 27 September 2019
Friday 1 November 2019
Click on the links above for training.
Contact the Social Procurement Initiatives team or phone 61 8 6551 2475 to register your interest or enquire about training opportunities in another regional area.
Contracting with government for Building Management and WorksShow more
This seminar provides information to help businesses understand the Building Management and Works (BMW) tendering process for works and maintenance procurement, including how tendering applications are evaluated and how businesses are assessed for prequalification.
Works procurement covers any services contracted that involves non-residential structures such as the building and maintenance of schools and hospitals.
This seminar is designed for businesses who are involved in, or would like to be involved in, directly tendering for BMW's minor and capital works projects, such as builders, architects, facilities managers and electricians.
Please note, this seminar is not designed for businesses who intend to provide goods and services, or community services to government.
Training for the community services sector lists relevant courses available to community service suppliers. Training for contracting with government for goods and services is also available.
- BMW works procurement policies
- Prequalification of head contractors
- Contractor performance reporting
- Tender request documents
- Tender management process
Contracting with government - Building Management and Works
When: 15 October 4.30pm-6.30pm
Where: Optima Centre Town Hall, 16 Parkland Rod, Osborne Park WA 6017.
Registrations are essential as places are limited.
For further information on this seminar contact the BMW Industry Liaison Unit.
Contracting with government for goods and servicesShow more
This seminar is designed for businesses that are new to quoting and tendering for government processes, as well as providing current suppliers with further information.
Please note, this session is not designed for businesses who intend to provide building or maintenance services, or community services to government.
There is also training for the community services sector and if you’re a business that would like to provide building or maintenance services that information is covered in the Contracting with government for Building Management and Works seminar.
- Quote and tender request documentation for goods and services
- Government policies such as Buy Local and Value for Money
- Common selection criteria
- The evaluation process for quotes and tenders
- Where to access information and further assistance
Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: The Boulevard Centre, Lower Level, Cambridge Library, 99 The Boulevard, Floreat
What to bring: Pen and writing paper
Registrations are essential as places are limited.
Tenders WA support and guidesShow more
The Tenders WA library is an access point to documents, policies, user guides and further information on contracting to government through Tenders WA.
Business employees interested in tendering to Government.
- Register as a new supplier
- Tender search
- Invited requests
- Electronic tender lodgement
To open the Tenders WA online library simply click the title link.
For more information email Procurement Systems Support or phone 61 8 6551 2020.