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How to Join

Education sector organisations can join Crescent Purchasing Consortium for free. We welcome educational institutions, including:

  • Further education colleges
  • Further education sixth form colleges
  • Multi-Academy trusts (MATs)
  • Academies
  • Schools
  • Schools with 6th forms
  • Free schools
  • Specialist and special needs colleges
  • Adult education colleges
  • Private and Independent colleges
  • University technical colleges

If your organisation is not listed and provides educational services or is a local authority please contact our Help Desk on 0800 066 2188 or [email protected] and they will confirm if your organisation is eligible to join.

What you need to do:

  • Nominate a Liaison Officer – a key member of staff to liaise with CPC (find out more)
  • Search to see if your institution is already a CPC member – only one membership account is required but you can have unlimited user accounts
  • Complete the online application form – in just a few minutes

What you need before you start:

  • Your institution's address

  • Your institution's UKPRN number (find it here)

  • Contact details of your Liaison Officer (if you are nominating someone else)