Liverpool City Region Adult Educaton Budget

Liverpool City Region Adult Educaton Budget

The combined authority expects to procure provision including statutory learning entitlements and other learning aims/qualifications on a fully or co-funded basis.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2018/S 218-500252

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Knowsley Council
2nd Floor, Municipal Building, Archway Road
Liverpool
L36 9YU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Katie Lawler
Telephone: +44 1514435096
E-mail: katie.lawler@knowsley.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.knowsley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.knowsley.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Liverpool City Region
No 1 Mann Island
Liverpool
L3 1BP
United Kingdom
E-mail: info@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKDInternet address(es):Main address: http://liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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:

Liverpool City Region Adult Educaton Budget

Reference number: DN375310

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Liverpool City Region’s indicative Adult Education Budget (AEB) is 52 000 000 GBP per year. The combined authority expects to procure provision including statutory learning entitlements and other learning aims/qualifications on a fully or co-funded basis. AEB will also fund learner, learning support and outcome payments through multiple contracts for services.

Key features are:

— 100 000 GBP minimum and 1 000 000 GBP maximum contract value per annum,

— contract duration from 1.8.2019 to 31.7.2020 with options for annual extensions until 31.7.2022

The services to which this Contract Notice relates are “light touch” services under Regulations 74-76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR). The LCR has identified use of a restricted procedure but is not following a fully regulated procurement process under Part 2, Chapter 2 of PCR. Details of the process, which will include completion of a Selection Questionnaire and if successful, organisations will be issued with an invitation to tender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

Lot 1: Comprehensive Skills for the Liverpool City Region

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7
Main site or place of performance:

Liverpool City Region including the following:

— Halton,

— Knowsley,

— Liverpool,

— Sefton,

—St Helens and

— Wirral.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1:

The principle purpose of the AEB is to engage adults and provide them with the skills needed for entering and sustaining work, progression to an apprenticeship/traineeship, or other further learning. Lot 1 is intended to provide comprehensive skills support to Liverpool City Region residents including statutory learning entitlements and other learning aims and qualifications on a fully or co-funded basis, learner support and learning support and outcome payments in line with localised funding rules.

The minimum contract value is 100 000 GBP and Maximum is 1 000 000 GBP

Please note: only tenderers who successfully secure provision from Lot 1 can be successful in Lot 2. Both Lots will be subject to evaluation criteria at the ITT stage. Tenderers may be successful in securing provision from Lot 1 but unsuccessful in Lot 2.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/08/2019
End: 31/07/2022

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Innovative Test and Learn Pilots for the Liverpool City Region

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7
Main site or place of performance:

Liverpool City Region including the following:

— Halton,

— Knowsley,

— Liverpool,

— Sefton,

— St Helens and

Wirral.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: flexibilities and test and learn approaches delivered through lot 2 are intended to help providers develop different delivery methodologies that can be mainstreamed in the longer term. It is designed to test new ways of working and encourage flexible and responsive delivery of learning. 3 areas of interest are:

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): to tailor delivery of ESOL provision to more effectively address skills needs in Liverpool City Region

Digital skills: to meet the demand for digitally skilled labour while ensuring that new workers have access to digital skills.

English and maths skills: to ensure more local residents can access and gain the functional skills in English and maths that help residents gain the most out of work, education and everyday life.

Please note: only tenderers who successfully secure provision from Lot 1 can be successful in Lot 2. Both Lots will be subject to evaluation criteria at the ITT stage. Tenderers may be successful in securing provision from Lot 1 but unsuccessful in Lot 2.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/08/2019
End: 31/07/2022

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 10/12/2018
Local time: 09:30

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Liverpool City Region
No. 1 Mann Island
Liverpool
L2 1BP
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The services to which this contract notice relates are “light touch” services under Regulations 74-76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR).

The LCR has identified use of a Restricted Procedure but is not following a fully regulated procurement process under Part 2, Chapter 2 of PCR. Details of the process, which will include completion of a Selection Questionnaire and if successful, organisations will be issued with an Invitation to Tender.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/11/2018

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