Introduction to Public Procurement


1-day course

CPD Credit: 6.5 hours, C1

Course Aim

This course addresses construction procurement in the Irish public sector. It is designed for those working in and for the public sector who are interested in understanding public procurement principles, policies and procedures, within the context of the Capital Works Management Framework (“CWMF”).

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, all participants will be able to:

  • Describe the principles governing procurement.
  • Understand frameworks.
  • Understand procurement procedures allowed under EU Regulations.
  • Understand how to draft compliant pre-qualification and award criteria.
  • Evaluate pre-qualifications and tenders.
  • Correctly debrief unsuccessful applicants.
  • Understand risks relating to legal challenges.

Who should attend?

  • Employers
  • Employer’s Consultants

Trainer Profiles

Harry King, Junior Associate, Quigg Golden:

Harry joined the Quigg Golden team in 2021 after completing his Post Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law.  As an undergraduate, he studied International Relations at the University of Reading, with an emphasis on international law.  Harry also forms part of Quigg Golden’s training department and helps develop and deliver training programmes, in both Construction and Procurement Law.


  • "Found it very informative and a very good introduction to public procurement"
  • "Very good, knowledgeable!"
  • "Excellent overview, and course was delivered by a very knowledgeable trainer"
  • "Very well presented"
  • Daniel Duignan, RPS Group Ltd.: "Excellent"

Please contact the Team for further information on scheduled course dates and In-Company options. You can reach us by phone: 01 665 1305 or email