Funded Training - Terms of Agreement


  1. CRESCENT PURCHASING LIMITED (CPL Group), a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 06774578 whose registered office is at Procurement House, 23 Leslie Hough Way, Salford, M6 6AJ ("CPL Group") (which includes any successors)


  1. CPL Group is a consortium owned by shareholder members to whom provides or has access to pre-tendered arrangements comprising suppliers of a variety of goods and services.
  2. CPL Group as a registered charity has charitable objectives to fulfil through the generation of surpluses resulting from normal business operations. CPL Group is providing 100% funding for the short training courses and seminars from an approved list of providers for members to attend.
  3. The Member delegate is applying for funding for one of the courses on offer and agrees that the terms and conditions set out in this agreement are those that the Member hereby accepts.

Course Funding

  1. CPL Group is providing funding to a member delegate to attend the course selected.
  2. The Course shall be funded on the following basis.
    1. The delegate will submit an application for fully funded training.
    2. CPL Group will check if the delegate is a member and will book the selected training course on behalf of the delegate and confirm by email.
    3. The delegate will be give 4 weeks to complete the training.
    4. If the delegate fails to complete within 4 weeks, CPL Group will make contact and CPL Group reserve the right to invoice the delegate the full amount for the training. *The cost of the training is detailed below.
    5. Where the Member sends an alternative delegate, this MUST be notified in writing to CPL Group at the nominated email address on the website.
    6. Once the training has been completed the delegate will be asked to complete an evaluation feedback form to enable us to assess the value of the learning achieved and to ensure the training is fit for purpose.
    7. By submitting a course request you confirm that you are authorised to attend on behalf of your institution.

Training Course Cost Table

Training CourseCost
Writing Tender Specifications£60
Ethical Procurement and Supply£23
Developing and Managing Contracts£167
Evaluation Techniques£60
Understanding need, Market Options£150
Public Procurement law Conference£60
Introduction to Procurement£100
Market & Options Assessment£50

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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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