Apprentice Provider Contract – The Guinness Partnership

Apprentice Provider Contract – The Guinness Partnership

Guinness wish to appoint up to five training providers for the provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy. Multiple Lots.

United Kingdom-Oldham: Education and training services

2018/S 060-132606

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Guinness Partnership Ltd
Bower House, 1 Stable Street
Oldham
OL9 7LH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 3031231890
E-mail: procurement@guinness.org.uk
NUTS code: UKC
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.guinnesspartnership.com/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.guinnesspartnership.com/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider

Reference number: DN312477

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Guinness wish to appoint up to five training providers for the provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy.

The contract is to provide existing and new staff with Apprenticeship training. The Skills Funding Agency (SFA) requires Apprenticeship Training paid for from the apprenticeship levy to be paid via the Digital Account, therefore providers are required to be successfully registered on the “Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP)”.

Bidders that aren’t currently registered on RoATP are required to demonstrate how they will be registered for the start of this contract. Should a Bidder be successful and they fail to register on RoATP in time for the start of the contract, Guinness reserves the right to amend the contract award decision and award to the next compliant Bidder.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider of Adult Social Care

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy in the field of Adult Social Care.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Customer service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Management and monitoring / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 17
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract period will be initially for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months, subject to performance and value for money but no guarantee is given that such an extension will follow.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider of Business Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy in the field of Business Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Customer service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Management and monitoring / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 17
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider in Housing

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy in the field of Housing.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Customer service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Management and Monitoring / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 17
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider in Horticulture

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy in the field of Horticulture.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Customer service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Management and monitoring / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 17
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Apprentice Provider in Property

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a range of Apprenticeship qualifications on a national level via the Apprenticeship Levy in the field of Property.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Customer service / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Management and monitoring / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Experience, technical capacity and ability / Weighting: 13
Quality criterion – Name: Contract delivery and learner experience / Weighting: 17
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The Skills Funding Agency requires Apprenticeship Training paid for from the apprenticeship levy to be paid via the Digital Account, therefore providers are required to be successfully registered on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP).

Bidders that aren’t currently registered on RoATP are required to demonstrate how they will be registered for the start of this contract. Should a Bidder be successful and they fail to register on RoATP in time for the start of the contract, Guinness reserves the right to amend the contract award decision and award to the next compliant Bidder.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/04/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/04/2018
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Guinness Partnership Limited
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/03/2018

 

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