Driver Training Tender – Essex County Council

Driver Training Tender – Essex County Council

ECC is seeking to appoint driver trainers onto a Framework Agreement, using the light touch regime, to deliver both theory and practical training courses.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Education and training services

2019/S 042-096362

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Essex County Council
PO Box 4, County Hall, Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Glenister
Telephone: +44 3330136379
E-mail: mark.glenister@essex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH3
Internet address(es):Main address: www.essex.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.bipsolutions.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: www.delta-esourcing.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.bipsolutions.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

0665 Driver Training (NDORS and Non-NDORS)

Reference number: 0665

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

ECC is seeking to appoint driver trainers onto a Framework Agreement, using the light touch regime, to deliver both theory and practical training courses, covering National Driver Offender Re-training Scheme (NDORS) courses, other non-NDORS courses, commissioned by the Safer Essex Roads Partnership (SERP), and in-house driving-related courses. Courses will be delivered at venues throughout Essex. The framework is split into 6 Nos. Lots. Bidders can apply for all lots, however the successful bidder for lot A6 will be precluded from being appointed to lots A1 – A5. There is no limit on the number of suppliers appointed to the framework for lots A1 – A5. Lot A6 is limited to one supplier. The Framework Agreement duration will be 2 years, with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years. Bidder event days will be held on 4.3.2019 and 5.3.2019, please contact sally.plail@essex.gov.uk for details of the events. ECC reserves the right to open up the framework during its duration.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 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:

Ndors Theory Trainer

Lot No: A1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NDORS theory licenced trainers to deliver NDORS theory courses.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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:

NDORS Practical Trainer

Lot No: Lot A2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NDORS Practical Licenced Trainers to deliver NDORS Practical Courses.

For this lot the Authority will also consider non-licenced bidders who meet specific competency requirements and are willing to work towards passing the relevant NDORS accreditation course within 1 year. Work cannot be allocated to successful bidders under this Lot until a relevant NDORS Practical Licence has been obtained.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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:

In-House Training — Theory Trainer

Lot No: A3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trainers to deliver in-house theory courses, including courses for the users of lease cars provided by the ECC car provision scheme.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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:

In-House Training — Practical Trainer

Lot No: A4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trainers to deliver in-house practical courses, including courses for the users of lease cars provided by the ECC car provision scheme.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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:

Trainer to Deliver any Other Driver Interaction Course Commissioned by SERP

Lot No: A5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot will be a mix of theory and practical courses.

The SERP is currently developing driver intervention courses which will be delivered to a variety of road user groups. This may include business users, older drivers, younger drivers and any other identified road user group. Interventions may be theory-based and/or practical.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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:

A Qualified NDORS Monitor/Behaviour Change Specialist

Lot No: A6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A qualified monitor/behavioural change specialist is required to ensure the quality assurance of NDORS courses and the development of NDORS trainers. This role will also monitor, quality assure and assist the development of other road safety interventions, the development of the SERP team, and provide support and mentoring to the ECC employed monitor.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 25/03/2019
Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

ECC considers that this contract may be suitable for SMEs, however any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. All communications relating to this procurement exercise must be sent via the BiP Delta portal message facility. ECC reserves the right to amend timescales and change the evaluation criteria if there are genuine omissions or mistakes. We reserve the right to cancel the procurement and/or not to award all or part of a contract and will not be responsible for any supplier bidding costs incurred.

The tender submission deadline IS: 12:00 on 25.3.2019

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Education-and-training-services./U2Q47PE882

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
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:

25/02/2019

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