Learning & Development Introduction

Our Charity Objective is to Advance education and research in Procurement for the Education sector.

CPL Group Learning and Development platform provides our members with funded training courses, resources, templates and guidance, latest news and a forum to share knowledge and ideas with other procurement functions across Education.

Join our education procurement learning community by signing up free to membership with the CPC.

Benefits of our training

Greater understanding

Save Time & Money

Improved Performance

Professional Community

Expand Competency

Build Relationships

What we offer

Funded Training and Webinars

Ready-funded courses available with the support of our Group Organisations and Training Partners.

See our Funded Training

Furthering Education Learning in Procurement (FELP)

Key information and resources to enhance procurement education.

Learn more about FELP

Procurement News & Insights

The latest news and stories, as well as business updates to enchance your procurement knowledge and processes.

See our procurement news

Latest learning news

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SAAShow Birmingham

Record numbers visited the CPL Village at Schools and Academy Show (SAAS) at the NEC, Birmingham on November 17th.

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CPL Group - committed to wellbeing

At the CPL Group, people are at the heart of everything we do - and keeping our people fit and well is the heartbeat of our success...

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The Schools & Academies Show November 2022

One month to go until The Schools & Academies Show at the NEC, Birmingham, where the CPL Village will be at the heart of the show again!

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Office telephone: +44 (0)800 066 2188
Office email: [email protected]
Our address: Procurement House, Unit 23, Leslie Hough Way, Salford, M6 6AJ, UK

Contact Us

The CPL Group is made up of Crescent Purchasing Consortium which is a trading name of the registered charity ‘Crescent Purchasing Limited’, (England & Wales), charity number 1130461, registered company no 06774578, England. All Rights Reserved.

The Crescent Purchasing Limited wholly owns subsidiaries which include Tenet Education Services a private company limited by shares (registered company no 03049474) and Tenet Procurement Services a private company limited by shares (registered company no 10021398).

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