The qualification is aimed at individuals who are employed in a procurement role and responsible for coordinating a tender submission. Topics covered include types of tenders, the basics of PQQ and ITT, completing and reviewing tender submission documents.
The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for these qualifications has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in Wales.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.
Qualification title ProQual Level 2 Award in Bid Management
Ofqual qualification number 601/7942/9
Total Qualification Time 10 hours
Assessment Pass or fail
Internally assessed and verified by centre staff
External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers
Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit. L/507/8554 Bid Management
Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.
Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally competent.
Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance
For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and one internal verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific occupational area. Assessors and internal verifiers for competence-based units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or verifier qualifications, such as:
Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
Support for Candidates
Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:
enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning outcomes and assessment criteria;
provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to authenticate evidence
Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.