Introduction to eTenders

Introduction to eTenders

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About this course

– Beginner Course –

This programme on the new eTenders platform is to be delivered in a virtual classroom with practical demonstrations and guided practice consists of 1 interactive live virtual classroom session accompanied by supporting material..

This programme will provide participants with the skills to use the eTenders website for the publication of national and EU notices to ensure fully compliant tender processes including the requirement to go fully electronic. It will explain in detail the various procedures and features of creating an RFT.

Date & Duration

This is a half-day course.
Next dates: • Thu 27th Jun 2024

This programme is to be delivered using a virtual classroom (via Zoom), breakout rooms and guided practice. Each programme 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 group.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those with a basic knowledge of procedures and procurement concepts, responsible for completing and publishing notices for their organisation.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be equipped with the knowledge to log on to the site; set up and publish national and EU notices; upload and receive responses electronically and undertake all communication with suppliers via the system.

Course Content

Virtual Classroom Session (3.5 hours)

  • Overview of Procurement – Thresholds, Procedures, Timeframes, CPV codes
  • Overview of the new eTenders System – key features
  • Terminology used
  • Organisation management on the platform
Demo – Creating Call for Tenders (CfT) – National / OJEU
  • Using new e-Forms
  • Managing Queries
  • Review Simplified Process
  • Recap on training & key learnings


€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?

A general understanding of 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 Course or relevant experience.