Essex County Council Driver Training Framework

Essex County Council Driver Training Framework

ECC is seeking to appoint Driver Trainers onto a Framework Agreement, using the Light Touch Regime.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Education and training services

2019/S 135-332742

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Essex County Council
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: http://www.bipsolutions.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Education-and-training-services./U2Q47PE882
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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 1 supplier. The Framework Agreement duration will be 4 years. Bidder Event Days will be held on 23.7.2019 and 24.7.2019, please contact sally.plail@essex.gov.uk for details of the events.

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

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NDORS Theory Licenced Trainers to deliver NDORS Theory Courses.

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

NDORS Practical Trainer

Lot No: A2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3

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.2.5)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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per Lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

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

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.2.5)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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

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

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Trainers to deliver in-House Practical Courses, including courses for the users of lease cars.

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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per Lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

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

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.2.5)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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

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

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.2.5)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

Duration in months: 48
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: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note, the breakdown of the 3 500 000 GBP total value of the framework is not currently available, and therefore the mandatory estimated values per lot do not represent the breakdown, and should not be relied upon as such.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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
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: yes
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: 19/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/08/2019
Local time: 14:00

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:

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. Please note, although IV.1.1). states that this is an open procedure, it is in fact a Light Touch Regime. The tender submission deadline is: 12:00 on 19.8.2019.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
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:

12/07/2019

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