NSW Government Construction Prequalification Schemes

  • Three prequalification schemes provide opportunities for contractors and consultants in the building and construction industry and are referenced by all NSW agencies (approximately 60 agencies, within 9 clusters, undertake construction project in NSW), universities and local councils.
  • Suppliers on these schemes are prequalified to tender for NSW Government construction projects based on work categories aligned to their capabilities.
  • No management fees are charged to apply for prequalification or utilise suppliers from these schemes.
  • A self-service, online application process serving as an online marketplace for NSW agencies and construction industry.
  • Agencies can use selective tender process, which is open only to suppliers on a prequalification scheme.

SCM0256: Construction works up to $1million

  • Mandatory to use (refer to PBD-2014-04C)
  • 22 work categories for suppliers of construction work
  • Two financial ranges i.e.
    • Up to $250K
    • $250K to $1million
  • Applicant must be financially solvent
  • For further information and to apply online go to the Buy NSW website.

SCM1461: Construction works over $1million

  • Recommended to use
  • 3 main work categories for suppliers of construction work
  • Two financial ranges i.e.
    • $1 to 10million
    • Over $10million
  • Mandatory third-party financial assessment
  • For further information and to apply online go to the Buy NSW website.

SCM1191: Consultants in Construction

  • Recommended to use
  • 27 work categories for suppliers of construction related services, such as engineers, architects, town planners, and quantity surveyors
  • Two financial ranges i.e.
    • Up to $150K
    • Over $150K
  • Applicant must be financially solvent
  • For further information and to apply online go to the Buy NSW website.