Bid and Tender Writing

Course Description

Strong bid and tender writing skills will help you win contracts and help your company grow. Writing a winning bid requires a lot of preparation, organisation and time. This CPD accredited course is designed to give you the tools, skills and approach to effective bid writing:

It will provide you with in-depth guidelines on writing clear, concise and effective bids, inform you of industry best practice and give important tender writing tips to help you better sell your company and product/service

It is delivered in a relaxed interactive manner, with a number of hands-on practical exercises to help apply the learning

By attending this Bid and Tender writing Training, you will earn 7 CPD points

“This class has really helped me to understand the bidding process, how it can be improved, what should be included and what I need to think about ”  - K Mindell, Solution PT

You will learn

Writing the bid:

  1. How to get the right story: win themes and story-boarding

  2. Structure: how to ensure compliance and added value are embedded into the bid

  3. How to get the right message across at the right time

  4. Referencing the specification: how to tailor your response to the requirements

  5. How to review your bid to ensure accuracy, compliance and consistency

Presenting the bid:

  1. Using diagrams, images and colours effectively

  2. Best use of evidence and supporting documents

  3. Keeping it clear and easy to read

Who is this for?

This course has been designed for anyone involved in completing and writing tenders for commercial contracts, in any sector or industry and at any level:

What’s included?

  • 7 CPD points
  • Full Comprehensive Course Materials
  • Certification upon completion
  • Lunch and refreshments- We cater for any dietary requirements
  • Your Chamber Train Certified Logo.  This can be uploaded onto your LinkedIn, websites, e-mail signatures, and other relevant marketing material, to show that you have taken part in one of the Chamber Train professional courses.
  • Parking: Discount available at a nearby car park. Details to be passed upon demand


Charles has developed and delivered interactive bid training to over 1500 people from over 300 different companies, from small businesses through to the likes of E.On, Stannah and Balfour Beatty.

He has been directly involved in over 1000 bids and continues to provide support, guidance and training to the bid writing team. As well as remaining in frequent contact with procurement teams, he is also in dialogue with the Crown Commercial Service to guide them on improving elements of their tender process.”

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Members: £199 + VAT
Non Members: £249 + VAT
Duration: 1 Day
Time: 9:30am - 4.30pm
Location: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD
10 May 19 - Book Now

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