Energy Skills Challenge Fund 3

Energy Skills Challenge Fund 3 

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) invites bids from organisations whose primary focus is delivering sectoral skills activities within the energy sector, to accelerate delivery and increase availability of transition training courses for the energy sector and to support short courses for mature workers and recent graduates who wish to enter and gain employment in the sector.

Energy Skills Challenge Fund 3 – P14-058

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 

The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Monteith House, First Floor, 11 George Square,

Glasgow

G2 1DY

UK

Stacy McDonald

+44 1412256710
www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Procurement, via Public Contracts Scotland,

UK

Stacy McDonald
www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Procurement, Public Contracts Scotland – Postbox,

UK

Stacy McDonald
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Energy Skills Challenge Fund 3 – P14-058

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) invites bids from organisations whose primary focus is delivering sectoral skills activities within the energy sector, to accelerate delivery and increase availability of transition training courses for the energy sector and to support short courses for mature workers and recent graduates who wish to enter and gain employment in the sector.

The tender is split into 3 lots and bidders can submit for 1 lot, more than 1 lot or all 3 lots.

SDS may appoint a range of providers across the lots. The 3 lots are: Lot 1 – Oil & Gas; Lot 2 – Grid Transmissions & Redistribution/Smart Grid; Lot 3 – renewables-Onshore/Offshore wind, Marine Wave and rtidal, Microgeneration.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=312485.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/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.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  179999   other Education
  371000   Electricity
  371100   Gas
  371300   Water
  379999   other Utilities

   
  100   All Scotland
  120   Highlands and Islands
  130   Aberdeen & North-East
  140   Tayside, Central & Fife
  150   Glasgow & Strathclyde
  160   Edinburgh & Lothians
  170   Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

approximately £1m is available inclusive of applicable VAT, however a key requirement of the bids to be received shall be a minimum of 40% match funding from bidders to increase this value.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Minimum Standards and Qualifications required.

Part A of the ITT specifies minimum standards that as pass/fail. All new bids shall be evaluated for Part A, existing bidders do not require to complete Part A if not information has changed from their previous submission.

Failure to pass any of the minimum standards, failure to provide any of the information requested in Part A, will rsult in your bid being disqualified and Part of the ITT shall not be evaluated.

The minimum standards are as follows:

3.2.1 – Insurance

3.2.2.- Financial Standing

3.2.2 – Equal Opportunities

3.2.4 – Business Probity

3.2.5 – Criminal Convictions

3.2.6 – Health and Safety

3.2.7 – Experience

3.2.8.- Terms and Conditions of Contract

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

P14-058

4.3

Time Limits

  a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 14-08-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
15-08-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 25-08-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

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

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:312485)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 
  ITT_for_ESCF 2014_15 Version 1 P14-058 110714
  Apprendix_4_-_Pricing_Schedule_Energy_Skills_Challenge_Fund_2015-16
  Apprendix_5_-_Targets Outcomes_Energy_Skills_Challenge_Fund_Phase 2
  Apendix 6 – ESCF Claim Forms Final

5.3

Publication date of this notice

11-07-2014

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