QC Supplies – Education
QC Supplies have been an accredited supplier to the education sector for nearly 20 years, working with the full spectrum of Education institutions we have a wealth of knowledge and expertise on hand within our education teams to ensure that the products meet the customer requirements.
Through dealing direct with individual establishments and our national and regional accreditations with education last year, we supplied over £xm of print consumables into the UK’s education sector.
QC Supplies Primary Education
QC Supplies provide a full range of IT products, from printers and laptops, through to printer consumables. We work with a number of primary schools to ensure that they get the best product available for their budget, if you are a primary school looking for something in particular or would like some assistance please contact us today, you can find out your regional team leader by selecting the region in which your school is located.
QC Supplies Secondary Education
QC Supplies currently works with hundreds of secondary schools across the UK, to provide the best solutions to meet their individual requirements.
From the supply of laptops to printers and consumables, QC Supplies is able to supply you with all your everyday IT products. Having supplied the Education market for nearly 20 years, we have established a number of direct working relationships with some of the leading IT manufacturers to deliver best value propositions time after time to our customers.
With the additional pressure on the Education market like the rest of the wider public sector to maximise budgets, value added services like our C6Digital Optimised Print Solution can give your school the control needed to reduce your print spend and create a print strategy.
Our Education Team have experience and knowledge as to what product would be best for your requirement. Contact your regional team leader today and see how QC Supplies can help deliver cashable savings to your school budget.
QC Supplies Further Education
As a College in today’s Education market you will undoubtedly be under pressure to deliver high quality teaching and seamless provision of ICT with maximum uptime, whilst also being responsible, particularly regarding the sustainability and environmental impact. Given the planned changes of mandatory education until the age of 18, which will take effect from 2013, meaning that there is potential growth within this sector of education over the next few years, as further education institutions will be required to take on more students, thus putting additional pressure on budgets.
QC Supplies dedicated Education Team understand the budget restrictions and challenges, have experience within the education sector and can help deliver real cashable savings into your College, as well as delivering a more effective print strategy to ensure the maximum up time of your IT products, ensuring the delivery of efficient learning to your students.
QC Supplies has been supplying IT products into colleges for nearly 20 years, furthermore it is accredited by the majority of national and regional frameworks including:
- A Government Procurement Service Accredited supplier for print supplies
- A Value Wales Approved supplier
- Approved supplier under regional frameworks such as Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
- Work in partnership with the Association of Colleges (AoC)
QC Supplies Higher Education
The Higher Education (HE) sector, age range 18+ consists of 115 Universities and 165 institutions that have Higher Education courses. Institutions operate under a national framework lead by one of the Regional University Consortia, The London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC). The other consortia that make up this framework are: The Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC). The APUC is responsible for Scottish Universities)), The English National Purchasing Consortium (ENPC), The Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW), The North East University Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC),The North East & Yorkshire Academic Libraries Purchasing Consortium (NEYAL) and The Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC). In addition to these Regional consortia with access to the National Framework but operating as separate contract is The North West University Purchasing Consortium which has its own Framework agreement for 28 Universities and HE institutions. QC Supplies hold approx 47% of the spend on the NWUPC as one of the three approved suppliers of EOS, which equates to approximately £1.5million per annum.
The Higher education sector has the same budget constraints and challenges as all other segments of education. Print and printer consumables being one of the first and foremost focus for budget cuts and the demand for a reduction in costs, utilising our print consumables expertise and longstanding relationships with manufacturers we offer the best pricing available to further education and offer additional Value Added Services such as our C6Digital Print Fleet Management Software to help deliver cashable savings.