Delivery of ICT Workshops

Delivery of ICT Workshops

Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme-Accredited Training and ICT Workshops.

United Kingdom-Builth Wells: Education and training services

2019/S 123-300597

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lantra
Royal Welsh Showground
Builth Wells
LD2 3WY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Philippa Gough
Telephone: +44 1982552646
E-mail: philippa.gough@lantra.co.uk
Fax: +44 1982552523
NUTS code: UKL
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.sell2wales.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.sell2wales.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Grant funded buyer

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Training

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ITT Training Provider Network for the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme-Accredited Training and ICT Workshops. The aim of this tender is to procure training providers to deliver quality accredited training courses and ICT workshop solutions in line with the Farming Connect eligibility criteria for Farming Connect clients.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP

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:

Farming Connect Accredited Training Course Programme

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender has been submitted by Lantra to procure additional training providers to deliver a range of training courses on behalf of the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Skills Development Programme. To fully understand the requirements of this tender please see the full ITT document: Invitation to Tender onto the Training Provider Network for the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme Accredited Training and the Farming Connect ICT Programme.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/09/2019
End: 31/08/2022
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme.

II.2.14)Additional information

Lantra delivers the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme and the Farming Connect ICT Programme on behalf of the Welsh Government and is funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Farming Connect ICT Programme

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender has been submitted by Lantra to procure new training providers to deliver ICT Workshops on behalf of the Farming Connect ICT Programme. To fully understand the requirements of this tender please see the full ITT document:Invitation to Tender onto the Training Provider Network for the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme Accredited Training and the Farming Connect ICT Programme.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 02/09/2019
End: 31/12/2021
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme.

II.2.14)Additional information

Lantra delivers the Farming Connect Lifelong Learning and Development Programme and the Farming Connect ICT Programme on behalf of the Welsh Government and is funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30
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: 29/07/2019
Local time: 16:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/07/2019
Local time: 09:00

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:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=93353

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(WA Ref: 93353)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Lantra
Royal Welsh Showground
Builth Wells
LD2 3WY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1982552646
E-mail: philippa.gough@lantra.co.uk
Fax: +44 1982552523Internet address: https://businesswales.gov.wales/farmingconnect/
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:

25/06/2019