Tender for Continuing Professional Development and Educational Services

Tender for Continuing Professional Development and Educational Services

Framework Agreement for the provision of Continuing Professional Development and Educational Services, including Apprenticeships.

Contract summary



  • Education and training services – 80000000

Location of contract

S4 7UQ

Value of contract


Procurement reference

CPC 03828

Published date

16 April 2021

Closing date

17 May 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 July 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NOE CPC) is hosted by Leeds and York Partnerships NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT) and provides collaborative and bespoke procurement solutions to the public sector. A wholly NHS owned organisation comprising of an expert team of procurement and commercial professionals from both the public and private sector, the Authority brings together a wealth of experience, understanding and knowledge.

What we do
NOE CPC provides collaborative procurement and procurement solutions to the public sector.

NOE CPC is one of the leading players in collaborative procurement within the NHS in England, and is wholly NHS owned. Since establishment in 2007 a range of procurement and commercial services have been developed to support our customers. The primary role is to help them to function more efficiently through cost-effective collaborative procurement.

We work with our customers both collectively and individually to build an understanding of what they and their patients need. We then use our expertise to deliver procurement contract and framework solutions that drive down costs and provide better customer and patient experiences.

We provide compliance through commitment, not commitment through compliance. We’re able to do this by drawing on our rich and varied capabilities and our extensive service infrastructure.

NOE CPC also has a strong e-commerce and information function which encompasses the management of e-solutions such as an eCatalogue Solution, an eSourcing Portal and an online Business Reporting Portal. These technologies support us in our drive for procurement efficiencies for both ourselves and our members. At NOE CPC we have an expert team of data analysts to support both internal and external customers which works to support our procurement team in identifying collaborative and bespoke opportunities.

Any Participating Authority specifically listed within this ITT are initially participating in this procurement process however The resulting Framework Agreement may be used by NOE CPC members and other bodies and Authorities listed in Annex 2.

A full list of current NOE CPC members is available in Annex 2 and at all times on the NOE CPC website: http://noecpc.nhs.uk/current-members.
Further Authorities may become NOE CPC members in the future, and as such will be entitled to utilise any Contract/Framework Agreement awarded as a result of this competitive Tender exercise.

Introduction to the Procurement
NOE CPC wishes to award a framework agreement for the provision of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Educational Services, including Apprenticeships.
The intention is that this framework agreement will provide a flexible vehicle to contract with providers for a range of services, which will reflect over time the needs of Participating Authorities.
In addition to the obligations contained within this document, a…


More information


  • Tender Notice
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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Michelle Walker


Savile Street East
South Yorkshire
S4 7UQ
United Kingdom


0114 212 7437