Procurement Procedures

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Organisation profile

The Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG) has the role of overseeing and managing on behalf of the 34 Local Authorities nationally, the provision of quality training to staff in the areas of roads, water and environment through a series of 4 National Committees and 5 Regional Training Centres based in Roscrea Co. Tipperary, Ballincollig Co. Cork, Ballycoolin, Co. Dublin, Castlebar Co. Mayo and Stranorlar Co. Donegal.

Training aim

Provide quality training for the more efficient delivery of services.

Learning objectives

Capital Works Management Framework in general

Risk Transfer in Construction contracts

Public Works Forms of Contracts

Standard Conditions of Engagement for Consultancy Services

ITT (Invitation to Tenderers)

Forms of Tender and Schedules

Various supporting guidance notes

Course outline

Day 1


Project and Contract Principles

The procurement process

The Quality/Price Ratio (Examples)

The conditions of Engagement

Preparation for Day 2 and Case Study 1

Day 2

The Conditions of Engagement (Continued)

Case Study 1 (Workshop)

Technical Services

Case Study 2 (Discussion)

Review of Course

Trainer's profile

The trainers are recruited from the bi-annual Tender List organised by the Local Authority Services National Training Group.  Course can be delivered by a number of trainers.

Course duration

Varies from 1 to 5 days

Assessment & certification


Who should attend

Local Authority employees of various grades (Engineers/Administration)