Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)

The home of the best value purchasing arrangements for the FE and Academies sectors.

Latest News

RPA Plus top-up insurance for academies…

The RPA Plus scheme is now available for those academies and Free Schools that intend to use the EFA’s Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA) instead of conventional insurance.

CPC Launches Redesigned Website

CPC is pleased to announce the launch of its redesigned website “www.thecpcac.uk”. Over the last few months, we have been working to redesign the face of CPC. We have listened to the member feedback to learn what is working well on the website and what we needed to take away and improve.

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Training

CPC are continuing to provide very low cost purchasing training to FE Colleges. We have devised the Procurement Training schedule to give everyone as much notice as possible as to when one of our courses is in your part of the country.

Next Training sessions

Course Title Location Date
Introduction to EU Procurement Selby College, Abbot's Road, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 8AT 31 Mar 14
Professional Purchasing Training EMFEC Group, Charnwood Room, Robins Wood House, Robins Wood Road, Aspley, Nottingham, NG8 3NH 27 Aug 14
BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE PROCUREMENT STRATEGY FOR FE COLLEGES– SOUTH WEST New College, Business Suite, Swindon, SN3 1AH 18 Sep 14

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