Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1


Course overview

Do you know the difference between an RFP and an EOI, or understand the different parts that make up a tender document?

If you don’t know or are unsure about any of these topics, than this course is for you.

Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 will provide you with an understanding of the client’s process for developing, releasing and evaluating a tender, and its primary objective of tendering.

It is designed for professionals from small and medium-sized companies who are new to tenders, or want a refresh in the tender fundamentals.

Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 provides the essential knowledge and practical tips to apply to your next tender, and the capabilities to develop a client-focused response.

What you will learn

Module 1: Client’s Tendering Process

  • The purpose of tenders and tendering
  • The client’s tendering process
  • Factors impacting a client’s decision on whether to issue a tender
  • What clients are looking to achieve through tendering
  • Types of tender documents
  • Core components of a typical tender document
  • How a tender is evaluated. 

Is this course for me?

Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 is designed for business professionals who prepare small to medium-sized tenders, often on their own or as part of a small tender team.

You maybe new to tenders, or want a refresh in the tender fundamentals.

This course is applicable across multiple industries.

How long will it take me to complete?

Typically, it takes between 1-1.5 hours to complete the single module. You can complete Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 at your own pace.

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

How do I access the course?

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

Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 is delivered online via the Tender Training College’s e-learning system. You will require an Internet connection and speakers to complete the course.

You can access this at any time, and stop and start the certificate 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 Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1 are embedded, and you can apply them to writing tenders immediately once you complete the course.

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

Prior learning requirements

There are no prior learning requirements. However, we suggest the Tender Fundamentals Certificate 2 as the best follow-on course to Tender Fundamentals Certificate 1. You can purchase these as a package and save.


Total course cost:


1 Modules:
1-1.5 hour study time

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