EMCS Academy has designed the Award in Public Procurement to assist participants in gaining a solid foundation in European and Maltese Public Procurement Rules, Policy and Practice.

Individuals following this course will be provided with up to date knowledge, skills and proficiencies dealing with public procurement practices.

The overall objective of this training programme is to enhance awareness and knowledge in dealing with public procurement rules and principles.

Accreditation and MQF level

Award accredited with MQF Level 5-2 ECTS Credits by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (MFHEA). The Award in European and Maltese Public Procurement: Rules, Policy and Practice will be awarded to delegates who successfully attend all modules and obtain a minimum pass in the relative assessment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critically evaluate the various stages of the procurement cycle
  • Undertake a procurement process, including the preparation of a tender dossier for different types of tenders and manage the tender evaluation process
  • Manage contract implementation
  • Detect procurement errors

Course Modules


Module 1

Public Procurement: Legal Framework & Tendering Processes

  • EU Public Procurement Legal Framework
  • National Public Procurement Legal Framework
  • Tendering Processes
  • Preparing a Tender Dossier

Module 2

Public Procurement: Legal Framework & Tendering Processes

  • Public Procurement: Evaluation and Implementation
  • Tender Evaluation
  • Post Contract Award
  • Irregularities and financial corrections
  • Contract Closure

Who is eligible to participate?

Public Administration officers undertaking public procurement in relation to initiatives that are nationally funded and/or EU funded;

Officials from Voluntary Organization implementing projects that are funded from National and/or EU Funds;

Public Administration officers working in Funding Authorities who need to undertake procurement checks;

Public Administration officers wishing to better understand European and Maltese public procurement rules, policy and practices;

Professional advisors in the field.


Entry Requirements

2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications or minimum of 2 years working within a public procurement environment.

Good working knowledge of the English language.

Course Duration & Delivery

The course will be held over an 8-week period. 

The training will be delivered in an online format which allows the necessary flexibility for interaction and presentation of the training material, facilitate direct queries and the ability of easily holding group work and discussions in separate online breakout rooms.

Start date

October 6, 2021


€1,250 ex VAT - Up to 70% will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme.

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We offer assistance to individuals in applying for Funding Schemes currently available through Get Qualified and Training Pays scheme.

We also provide assistance to companies investing in their employees' professional development by accessing funding through the Investing in Skills Scheme.

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EMCS Academy is a Higher Education Institution, Licence Number 2016-19.

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