Invitation to Tender – Education and Training Services

Invitation to Tender – Education and Training Services

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) is using the accelerated open procedure for a tendering opportunity for training providers to deliver a range of Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funded qualifications in 5 Lots.

United Kingdom-Romford: Education and training services

2015/S 115-208678

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Barking and Dagenham College
Dagenham Road
Contact point(s): Business Innovation and Enterprise
For the attention of: Jeanette Griffin
RM7 0XU Romford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2080903020
E-mail: procurement@bdc.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bdc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11421

Electronic access to information: http://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/filemanager/root/site_assets/bdc-sc-2015-itt-10_sub-contracted_provision_itt.zip

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/en/about-the-college/partnerships/training-partners.cfm

Further information can be obtained from: Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham Road
RM7 0XU Romford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2080903020
E-mail: procurement@bdc.ac.uk
Internet address: www.bdc.ac.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham Road
RM7 0XU Romford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2080903020
E-mail: procurement@bdc.ac.uk
Internet address: www.bdc.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham Road
RM7 0XU Romford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2080903020
E-mail: procurement@bdc.ac.uk
Internet address: www.bdc.ac.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: incorporated college of further education

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 by the contracting authority:

Invitation to Tender For Delivery of Education and Training Services During academic year 2015/16.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London, Essex, West Kent, plus some England.

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) is using the accelerated open procedure for a tendering opportunity for training providers to deliver a range of Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funded qualifications in 5 Lots.
The document pack can be downloaded from:

http://www.barkingdagenhamcollege.ac.uk/filemanager/root/site_assets/bdc-sc-2015-itt-10_sub-contracted_provision_itt.zip

In order to receive any amendments or clarifications issued, tenderers are required to register their email details via this link:http://goo.gl/forms/4djr6CkIMi

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=155469

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Up to a maximum of 2860000 GBP funding draw down less the college’s management fee which ranges from 20 % to 35 % as per our published Supply Chain Fees and Charging Policy.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The College reserves the right to extend the agreement based on the agreed planned end dates of programmes which exceed 9 months and availability of funding in future years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: 16-18 Study Programmes and Traineeships

1)Short description

16-18 Study Programmes suppliers will be required to ensure they deliver qualifications that comply with Education Funding Agency and awarding body requirements including Maths and English qualifications.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

We plan to issue up to 5 contracts for the delivery of this Lot with a minimum value of 60 000 GBP and a maximum value of 150 000 GBP. For niche provision which addresses the needs of learners with special education needs and disability, the lower contract value may be waived.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: 16-18 and 19+ Apprenticeships

1)Short description

Apprenticeship suppliers will be required to ensure they deliver programmes that comply with the requirements of the Skills Funding Agency ‘Funding Rules 2015 to 2016’ and the relevant awarding body criteria.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

We plan to issue up to 8 contracts for the delivery of this Lot with a minimum value of 60 000 GBP and a maximum value of 200 000 GBP.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Apprenticeships in Multi-skilled Vehicle Collision Repair

1)Short description

Apprenticeship suppliers will be required to ensure they have the capacity and capability to deliver the framework and that they comply with the requirements of the Skills Funding Agency ‘Funding Rules 2015 to 2016’ and the IMI Awards criteria.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

We plan to issue up to 3 contracts for this the delivery of this Lot with a minimum value of 60 000 GBP and a maximum value of 200 000 GBP.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016

5)Additional information about lots

The apprenticeship framework (Apprenticeship for Multi-skilled Vehicle Collision Repair — FR02283) being delivered under this Lot was developed by the college, with funding from the Department for Business Innovation & Skills Employer Ownership of Skills Pilot project, Auto Repair Investment in Skills for Enterprise (AutoRaise).

Lot No: 4Lot title: Adult Skills Budget Classroom provision

1)Short description

Suppliers will be required to ensure they deliver programmes that comply with the requirements of the Skills Funding Agency ‘Funding Rules 2015 to 2016’ and the relevant awarding body criteria.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

We plan to issue up to 10 contracts for the delivery of this Lot with a minimum value of 60 000 GBP and a maximum value of 200 000 GBP.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: 24+ loans provision

1)Short description

Suppliers will be required to ensure they deliver programmes that comply with the requirements of the Skills Funding Agency ‘Funding Rules 2015 to 2016’ and the relevant awarding body criteria.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope

We plan to issue up to 5 contracts for the delivery of this lot with a minimum value of 60 000 GBP and a maximum value of 150 000 GBP.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2016
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As the college is a lead provider receiving funds from Education Funding Agency and Skills Funding Agency, second level sub-contracting by tenderers is not permitted.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
(2) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(3) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities.
(4) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

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

BDC-SC-2015-ITT
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.6.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30.6.2015 – 9:00

Place:

Room K17, Barking & Dagenham College, Dagenham Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0XU.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: In 12 months time.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Includes elements of matched funds from the Skills Funding Agency.

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:155469).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.6.2015

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