Accreditation gives your agency the authority to do higher-value procurements on its own.
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What you need to know
- Accreditation determines the maximum value of goods and services you can procure.
- There are two levels of accreditation, levels 1 and 2.
- To get accredited you need to apply to the Procurement Board and have your agency’s procurement function assessed by an independent assessor.
- Once you’re accredited you must meet some ongoing obligations.
- If your agency doesn't have the accreditation level you need, another agency within your cluster may be able to procure the goods or services for you.
What is accreditation?
Accreditation is a formal assessment process to authorise agencies to procure higher-value procurements on their own.
Levels of accreditation
Your agency’s level of accreditation determines its authority to procure goods and services.
To become accredited, your agency must prove it can meet 10 minimum criteria,
Responsibilities of accredited agencies
To stay accredited, your agency must meet certain responsibilities.
Accreditation trigger events
Every accredited agency must identify, notify and manage any trigger events.