Advanced eTenders

Advanced eTenders

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About this course

– Advanced Course –

This programme will provide participants with the skills on some of the more complex aspects of the system including managing simplified processes (quotations/mini-tenders), establishing a DPS, opening tenders, off-line notification process and award notices, including awards for above 25k quotes as per Circular 05/2023.

This programme is to be delivered using a virtual classroom (via Zoom) and consists of 1 interactive live virtual classroom session accompanied by supporting material. This course can also be delivered in-house and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your public sector organisation or groups.

Date & Duration

This is a half-day course.
Next dates: tbc

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those with a basic knowledge of procedures and the procurement concepts, tasked with responsibility for managing competitions via eTenders on behalf for their organisation.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be equipped with the knowledge to manage a multiplicity of functions on the new eTenders platform.

Course Content

Virtual Classroom Session (3.5 hours)

  • Using eTenders for Quotations – the Simplified Process
    • Sourcing suppliers
    • Issuing Quotations
    • Opening Quotation Process
  • Offline Evaluation
    • Awarding / Rejecting Suppliers
    • Issuing notifications
  • Publishing OJEU Award Notices
  • Establishing Dynamic Purchasing Systems
  • Using new e-Forms
  • Additional Notices
    • Corrigendum
    • Modification Notices
    • VEATs
    • PINS


€450 per participant. All training costs are VAT exempt. There is a 10% discount when 3 or more places are booked on this course.


What background knowledge is necessary?

Staff experienced in using eTenders at a basic level and also experienced in the basics of national and EU procurement.

What is the refund policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing or the full course fee is payable. Where delegates cancel more than 5 days prior to the course 50% of the course fee is payable. Cancellations received within 5 days will be liable for the full fee. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event.

Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?

Ideally after the Introduction to eTenders 1/2 day and Introduction to Public Procurement