City and Islington College Apprenticeships

City and Islington College Apprenticeships

City and Islington College is currently looking to expand its existing group of approved partners that can deliver high quality apprenticeships across London.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2015/S 123-225679

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

City and Islington College
383 Holloway Road
Contact point(s): Employability and Employer Engagement Team
N7 ORN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2077009333
E-mail: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.candi.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA23028

Electronic access to information: http://www.candi.ac.uk/employers/our-partners/sub-contractors#subcontractor_key_docs

Further information can be obtained from: City and Islington College
383 Holloway Road
Contact point(s): Employability and Employer Engagement
N7 ORN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2077009259
E-mail: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.candi.ac.uk/employers/our-partners/sub-contractors#subcontractor_key_docs

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: City and Islington College
383 Holloway Road
Contact point(s): Employability and Employer Engagement Team
N7 ORN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2077009333
E-mail: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.candi.ac.uk/employers/our-partners/sub-contractors#subcontractor_key_docs

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: City and Islington College
383 Holloway Road
Contact point(s): Employability and Employer Engagement Team
N7 ORN London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2077009333
E-mail: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.candi.ac.uk/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

City and Islington College Apprenticeships.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

City and Islington College is currently looking to expand its existing group of approved partners that can deliver high quality apprenticeships across London. Providers are asked to submit proposals to deliver apprenticeships within any of the following curriculum areas.
Tier 2 sector subject area
1.1 Medicine and Dentistry
1.3 Health and Social Care
1.5 Child Development and Well Being
2.1 Science
3.3 Animal Care and Veterinary Science
4.1 Engineering
6.1 ICT Practitioners
6.2 ICT for Users
8.1 Sport, Leisure and Recreation
9.1 Performing Arts
9.2 Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
9.3 Media and Communication
13.1 Teaching and Lecturing
15.1 Accounting and Finance
15.2 Administration
15.3 Business Management
Suppliers should have a proven track record of 3 years of
delivering apprenticeships with excellent success and retention rates, have robust quality assurance processes and provide an excellent learner experience.

To express interest please email: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk. The tender documents will be emailed to all EOI.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=156029

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Anticipated annual value between 500,000 GBP to 1 million GBP.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 15 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Delivery location must be London.
Providers must hold approved centre status from an approved awarding body organisation relevant to the education and training services they wish to deliver. Providers must be Matrix accredited. This information will be verified prior to the award of any contract. No second level (3rd party) subcontracting of provision is permitted.
All delivery staff must be DBS checked.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years.
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(4) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided.
(5) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 50

2. Track Record. Weighting 25

3. Capacity. Weighting 25

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.8.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11.8.2015 – 9:00

Place:

City and Islington College, 383 Holloway Road London N7 0RN.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 1 year.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:156029).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Director: Employability and Employer Engagement
City and Islington College, 383 Holloway Road
N7 0RN London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: teresa.esan@candi.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Subcontractor Procurement
City and Islington College, Employability and Employer Engagement Team, 383 Holloway Road
N7 0RN London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: subcontractor.procurement@candi.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.6.2015

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