Met Office IT Training Framework

Met Office IT Training Framework

The Met Office is seeking a number training companies to provide a comprehensive portfolio of Face to Face IT Technical training courses. 12 Lots.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Training services

2017/S 180-368988

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Met Office
Fitzroy Road
Exeter
EX1 3PB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Mel Staton
Telephone: +44 1392885279
E-mail: mel.staton@metoffice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

IT Face to Face Technical Training Framework.

Reference number: DN285456

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Met Office is seeking a number training companies to provide a comprehensive portfolio of Face to Face IT Technical training courses. All of the required courses are anticipated to be delivered face-to-face, predominantly at the Met Office’s Headquarters in Exeter, Devon. There may also be a need for training to be delivered at other Met Office locations around the UK. Furthermore, there may on occasions be a need for delegates to attend Public versions of the courses.

Trainers delivering the courses will have to obtain security clearance, which will be arranged upon award of the framework.

Suppliers must bid for complete Lot’s — i.e. all the courses within a given Lot of which there are 12.

There will be a single supplier chosen for each of the Lots based on MEAT. Suppliers can win one or more Lots.

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
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 12
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Suppliers must apply for all the courses within a particular Lot and not in part.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Certified SCRUM Master / Certified SCRUM Product Owner

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses required under Lot 1 are as follows:

1. Certified SCRUM Master (CSM),

2. Certified SCRUM Product Owner (CSPO).

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

AWS Introduction / AWS Architect / AWS Architect Advanced / AWS Developer / DevOps Engineering on AWS / AWS SEVERLESS / AWS Security / AWS Big Data

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Courses required for Lot 2 are as follows:

1. AWS Introduction e.g. AWS Technical Essentials,

2. AWS Architect,

3. AWS Architect Advanced,

4. AWS Developer,

5. DevOps Engineering on AWS,

6. AWS Severless,

7. AWS Security,

8. AWS Big Data.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Introduction to Programming (Java) / Java Fundamentals / OCA JAVA 8 / OCP JAVA 8

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Course required for this Lot are as follows:

1. Introduction to Programming (Java),

2. Java Fundamentals,

3. OCA JAVA 8,

4. OCP JAVA 8.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Introduction to Programming (Python) / Python Fundamentals / Python Advanced

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses required to be delivered in this Lot are:

1. Introduction to Programming (Python),

2. Python Fundamentals,

3. Python Advanced.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The course required for this course is:

1. Behaviour Driven Development.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

JavaScript Essentials / JavaScript Advanced / Angular / HTML 5 / CSS

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses to be delivered for this Lot are:

1. JavaScript Essentials,

2. JavaScript Advanced,

3. Angular,

4. HTML 5,

5. CSS.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

UNIX and LINUX Fundamentals / Shell Scripting in Bash

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses required under this Lot are:

1. UNIX and LINUX Fundamentals,

2. Shell Scripting (Bash).

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Atlassian JIRA Essentials / Atlassian JIRA Reporting and Dashboards / Atlassian Confluence Essentials / Atlassian JIRA Admin

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses included in Lot 8 are:

1. Atlassian JIRA Essentials,

2. AtlassianJIRA Reporting and Dashboards,

3. Atlassian Confluence — Essentials,

4. Atlassian Admin.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ISTQB (See List)

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Courses to be provided under this Lot are:

1. ISTQB Foundation,

2. ISTQB Foundation — Agile Extension,

3. ISTQB Advanced — test analyst,

4. ISTQB Advanced — test manager,

5. ISTQB Advanced: test Automation Engineer,

6. ISTQB Expert: Test Manager,

7. ISTQB Foundation Performance Tester,

8. ISTQB Advanced: Security Tester,

9. Load Runner certification.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Agile Foundation

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The included for Lot 10 is:

1. Agile Foundation.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ITIL Foundation

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The course included in this Lot is:

1. ITIL Foundation.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

RED Hat (Rapid track and Associated Courses)

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80511000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Exeter EX1 3PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The courses included in this Lot are as follows:

1. RED Hat (Rapid track and associated 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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the framework will be in line contract cessation or use of the annual option to extend.

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

This Lot will be evaluated using the criteria within the tender documents.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 12
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Framework is for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 month period. A single supplier will be awarded each of the Lot’s, suppliers may apply for 1 or more Lot’s.
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: 29/09/2017
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/09/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Exeter Met Office, EX1 3PB.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Verifiers are in place to ensure segregation of duty.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Legal Services
Fitzroy Road
Exeter
EX13PB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264886117
E-mail: legal@metoffice.gov.ukInternet address:www.procontract.due-north.com

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Met Office Legal Services
Exeter
EX1 3PB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264886117
E-mail: legal@metoffice.gov.ukInternet address:www.metoffice.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In line with relevant legislation and the Advertised procurement process.

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

Legal Services
Exeter
EX1 3PB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264886117
E-mail: legal@metoffice.gov.ukInternet address:www.metoffice.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/09/2017

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