Funded Training

We provide free to access CPD procurement training courses and resources for education sector professionals, to enable the advancement of education.

The courses are available with the support of our Group Organisations and Training Partners.

Current training opportunities

Understanding Need - Market & Options Assessment

It is integral for procurement to understand the needs of the business and the status of the market, so in-depth internal and market analysis is required.

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Developing and Managing Contracts

Developing the contract allows both parties to fully understand their obligations and key success criteria as part of the agreement.

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Ethical Procurement & Supply

Ethics is everyone’s responsibility throughout an organisation. This e-learning course will help anyone to demonstrate commitment to acting ethically.

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Writing a Tender Specification

This course explains how a specification should be constructed and carried out.

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Evaluation Techniques

This course explains evaluation at both the selection and award stages of public procurement processes.

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Public Procurement Law Conference

Working in Partnership with the Whitepaper Conference we give you access to the on-demand procurement conference for 2021.

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Training providers

CIPS

CIPS

CIPS professional online training provides hours of eLearning that supports learning at an individuals own pace and at a time to suit working patters.

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BIP Solutions

BIP Solutions

Pass provide a range of procurement training to assist you through a procurement journey. The training sessions are designed to cover legal requirements of procurement in a non-legalistic manner.

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Whitepaper

Whitepaper

Provide expert led conferences so you as procurement professionals can keep abreast of important legal, regulatory and market developments in procurement.

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The CPC

The CPC

Crescent Purchasing Consortium provide frameworks free-of-charge for its members.

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How training can help you

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10 Procurement tips for Education Institutions

National PAG have compiled a list of 10 procurement tips aimed at education institutions who do not have access to a procurement professional.

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CPL Group grant funded projects

We have completed our first round of CPL Group grant funding for educational organisations and have allocated £259,000 to 33 projects.

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