As a commissioner, you need to shape services based on needs but within available resources. You want to maintain good relationships with your service providers, at the same time providing people who use services with choice and control over their care, ultimately achieving positive outcomes.


How this course can help you

This four-day course is aimed at commissioners in public care organisations. It is designed to support you to:

  • Implement the national agendaCommissioning course
  • Develop good commissioning practice

The course will enable you and your partner agencies to:

  • Develop good understanding of the commissioning process
  • Commission value-for-money services


Oxford Brookes University accreditation

You can choose to accredit your learning from this short course and gain a Certificate of Credit in Commissioning and Purchasing for Public Care from Oxford Brookes University.


Specialist and bespoke commissioning courses

We regularly tailor this course to focus on commissioning children’s services, adults’ services and substance misuse services as well as bespoke in-house programmes for local authorities and CCGs.


Find out more about our commissioning courses here


Future Commissioning courses

Adults' Service - 29 and 30 March and 26 and 27 April 2017 in London

Children's services - 28 and 29 March and 25 and 26 April 2017 in London


Book your place

To book your place on a commissioning course, please download, complete and return a form:

Please send your completed form to  If you have any queries, please contact Christine Brennan on 01225 484088 or by email to