Qualifications Based Selection

About QBS

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of BC (ACEC-BC) launched a website to help municipalities and other owners implement effective procurement practices. This resource provides invaluable information on the benefits of using Qualification Based Selection (QBS) as the preferred method for procuring design services. In addition to guides and studies that provide detailed explanation of QBS and overviews of the collective experience, there are a number of templates and resource documents that will help owners implement QBS.

To learn more about Qualifications Based Selection (QBS), visit yes2qbs.com.

QBS in the News

Assistant Deputy Minister Arianne Reza and her team at Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) issued its first RFP using Qualifications-Based Selection for selection of engineering and architecture services as part of its recently launched QBS pilot.

The RFP was issued on July 11, 2018 and can be viewed here: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-FE-177-75094