Employees Support Cheshire and Warrington

Employees Support Cheshire and Warrington

The aim of the Services is to provide individuals with the opportunities to develop the skills that will enable them to progress in employment.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Education and training services

2016/S 220-402069

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Manchester College
Openshaw Campus
Manchester
United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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

ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area.

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

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Specification of Delivery
Skills Support for the Workforce, intermediate and higher level skills provision.
The aim of the Services is to provide individuals with the opportunities to develop the skills that will enable them to progress in employment. The Services will provide support to employers to take on and develop individuals to fill intermediate, technical and higher level skills gaps and shortages.
The delivery of the Services should focus on increasing the number of people with technical and job specific skills, for units at level 3 and above to support business growth particularly in, but not limited to, LEP growth and key employment sectors, which support the Cheshire and Warrington Strategic Economic Plan and priority initiatives.
The Services must deliver a responsive skills programme that is tailored to the needs of the Cheshire and Warrington LEP area in order to stimulate a growth in the skills base for businesses that will give the best opportunity to grow the economy and create more and better jobs.
The Services must deliver highly responsive skills provision to meet business and industry needs. Employers must be engaged to shape and direct the Services. The provision should address the following:
— Individuals must be a minimum age of 20, with priority for those aged 20 – 24. Individuals must be employed.
— Support individuals to progress onto higher level skills and apprenticeships.
— Drive up skills levels, focusing on the skills being sought by employers and supporting the Cheshire and Warrington LEP’s priority sectors.
— Increase the number of businesses (of SME size) who are actively planning to address skills issues as a part of their growth.
— Encourage employers and/or employees to participate in an apprenticeship.
— Assessment of the current skills profile of the individual and how it relates to the sector in which they are employed and the employer’s needs and to develop the appropriate training option or provide access to it.
— Provision of advice and guidance, personal development planning, skills development and learning and mentoring on an individual basis.
— Offer of both accredited and non-accredited skills training, bespoke packages may be delivered.
— The skills provision must reflect the needs of the business and should be tailored to fit working practices and demands. It must be delivered on business premises and other appropriate venues.
— Accredited units of learning at Level 3 and above in subject areas may also be funded where these do not lead to a full qualification.
— Conduct exit interviews with employers to assess the impact of the activity.

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority

003139968SM75

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 093-167436 of 14.5.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: SM003139968SM75 Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

13.10.2016

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Babington Group Ltd
Babington House, Mallard Way, Pride Park
DE24 8GX Derby
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Back 2 Work Complete Training Ltd
Suite 7, Victoria House, Wellington Street
SK1 3AD Stockport
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

North West Skills Academy
Suite 10, The Granary, Barton Road, Worsley
M28 2EB Manchester
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Mantra Learning Ltd
Greengate, Middleton
M24 1RU Manchester
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in Skills in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

The Skills & Growth Company
C/o Cheshire East Council, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Cheshire
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in the Cheshire and Warrington Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

The Apprentice Academy Ltd
St James’s Building, 79 Oxford Street
M1 6FQ Manchester
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Lot title: Provision of ESF Employees Support in the Cheshire and Warrington LEP Area

V.1)Date of contract award decision:

V.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 14

V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Total People Ltd
Group House, King Street, Cheshire
CW10 9LZ Middlewich
United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.11.2016

 

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