Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)

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

Latest News

Tender Launched for Awarding Bodies for Construction and the Built Environment

CPC have been requested to develop a tender for Awarding Bodies for Construction and the Built Environment. This is an initial pilot and if it proves successful for members and Awarding Bodies, CPC hope to produce further frameworks in additional curriculum areas.

Member Data Review

The helpdesk team are continuing to work on a data review of the CPC members which will be a regular feature for the helpdesk.

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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
Intermediate Purchasing Training Manor Academy, Nottinghamshire 04 Nov 14
Intermediate Purchasing Training for Academies Altwood Church of England School, based in Maidenhead, Berkshire 03 Dec 14
Intermediate Purchasing Training for Academies Carmel College a Catholic Academy 06 Feb 15
Building an Effective Procurement Strategy for Colleges Technology House 13 Feb 15

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