Metallurgy Technical Training Services Framework – Sheffield

Metallurgy Technical Training Services Framework – Sheffield

This Framework requires experts in the processing and applications of metals with in-depth knowledge of metallurgy and extensive industrial experience. 15 Lots.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Education and training services

2018/S 233-532620

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Sheffield
Arts Tower, Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mary Young
Telephone: +44 1142226694
E-mail: m.young@sheffield.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKE32
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/

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.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/
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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Metallurgy Technical Training Services Framework (15 lots)

Reference number: 2121/417/MY/AMRC/18

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

2121/417/MY/AMRC/18 Metallurgy technical training services framework (15 lots).

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for metallurgy technical training services on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Training Centre at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

This framework requires experts in the processing and applications of metals with in-depth knowledge of metallurgy and extensive industrial experience. Formal or informal experience in staff training would be a major advantage.

The requirement is to support the AMRC Training Centre’s team in the development and delivery of an expanding suite of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training courses on various aspects of metallurgy.

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 — Introduction to Metals

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A half-day course that provides non-technical staff with a practical understanding of the applications of metals in engineering

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Fundamentals of Metallurgy

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of simple crystallography, mechanical properties, metals processing, typical applications, standards and specifications

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 — Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A more detailed, 2 day version of fundamentals of metallurgy

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 — Metals Manufacturing and Processing Technologies

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of primary processing, heat treatment, secondary processing, machining, joining and surface treatment of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 — Principles of Heat Treatment

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of why metals are heat treated, strengthening mechanisms, HT terminology, furnace options, accreditation and testing of heat treated products.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 – Practicalities of Heat Treatment

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of the practicalities of heat treatment, including temperature and furnace atmosphere control.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 — Quality and Quality Control

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of the definition and philosophy of quality and of quality assurance, quality control and quality tools

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8 — Metallurgical Failure Analysis and Prevention

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day review of strengthening mechanisms, failure mechanisms, corrosion, failure analysis techniques and methods for failure prevention.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9 — Testing Techniques

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of testing methods for hardness, tensile, toughness, creep, fatigue and NDT (surface and volumetric).

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10 — Combating Corrosion

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day review of the mechanisms for pitting, crevice, galvanic, SCC, erosion and microbial corrosion. Inspection and testing techniques, product design and plating/coating techniques for preventing corrosion.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11 — Introduction to Steel Metallurgy

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of primary and secondary steel processing, joining technologies, mechanical properties, standards, specifications and applications.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 12 — Carbon and Alloy Steel Metallurgy

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day account of primary and secondary steel processing, the roles of alloying elements, material testing and chemical analysis and steel grades and applications.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 13 — Stainless Steel Metallurgy

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day account of primary & secondary stainless steel processing, the roles of alloying elements, material testing and chemical analysis and steel grades and applications

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 14 — Non-Ferrous Alloys

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of primary and secondary processing, properties, specifications, nomenclature and applications of aluminium, titanium, nickel and copper alloys.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 15 — Metals for Aerospace Applications

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Advanced Manufacturing Research Park

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A one day overview of metals and alloys commonly used for aircraft manufacture, their properties, standards, accreditation, performance criteria and test methods.

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

Start: 01/02/2019
End: 31/01/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend annually on each anniversary of the contract until 31.1.2022.

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

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
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: 07/01/2019
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/01/2019
Local time: 13:00
Place:

University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised Procurement Officers

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice
7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane
London
EC4 1NL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum ten-day standstill period at the point at which information on the award of Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of Contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/11/2018

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