ICT Skills Training Contract

ICT Skills Training Contract

ICT Digital Skills Transition Training Fund for Lowland Scotland.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


The Skills Development Scotland Co. Limited

Procurement, Monteith House, First Floor, 11 George Square,

Glasgow

G2 1DY

UK

Brian Murphy

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

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

ICT Digital Skills Transition Training Fund for Lowland Scotland

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Bids are invited by Skills Development Scotland “SDS” from organisations that have experience and expertise in delivering professional ICT and digital technology skills and training opportunities, to deliver transition training to support the current and emerging needs of employers in the sector in Lowland Scotland.

This does not include interventions related to the delivery of ICT skills or activities related to digital participation. And should complement existing provision such as MAs, Masters degrees and Codeclan.

The Fund will deliver practical solutions to the critical skills challenges faced by the ICT/digital technologies sector, focusing specifically on ‘transition training’ for career conversion of experienced workforce with individuals with associated experience and generalist qualifications to become industry ready at an accelerated pace.

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=426746.

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
279999 other Information Communication Technology

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

As detailed in attached ITT and supporting documents.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As detailed in attached ITT.

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

P15-117

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
25-01-2016  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 05-02-2016

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

Tenders must be submitted electronically via the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Electronic Tender Post Box. Any response not submitted via the Post Box will not be considered. Any queries relating to this Tender must be raised via the ‘Question & Answer’ function of the PCS website.

(SC Ref:426746)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Appendix 4 P15-117 – lowlandTransition Training Pricing Schedule
Appendix 5 P15-117 – LowlandTransition Training Targets and Outcomes
ITT_for_ICTDIgital Transition lowland scotlandv5 060116

5.3

Publication date of this notice

08-01-2016

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