Ministry of Justice Catering Training Contract

Ministry of Justice Catering Training Contract

Contract for provision of Catering Training to NOMS/ Prison Catering Staff in Food Nutrition and health/hygiene.

United Kingdom-London: Staff training services

2016/S 142-257659

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Ministry of Justice
102 Petty France
For the attention of: Ward Paul
SW1H 9AJ London
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract


II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contract for provision of Catering Training to NOMS/ Prison Catering Staff in Food Nutrition and health/hygiene.

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

Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Newbold Revel, UK.

NUTS code UK

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

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 126 000 GBP

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

The Authorities requirement is to have training provide for catering staff. The qualifications in food hygiene and food safety will ensure that staff are trained in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament. They also ensure NOMS meet the expectations of wider Government agencies such as Food Standards Agency and Department of Health. This will predominantly involve the training courses on:
Level 3 (Intermediate) Food Safety;
Level 4 (Advanced) Food Safety;
Level 3 (Intermediate) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Food Safety System;
Level 3 (Intermediate) Food Safety Management Refresher Course;
Level 3 (Intermediate) Nutrition for Healthier and Specialist Diets”
Details on the evaluation methodology to arrive at the successful Bidder or Bidders recommended for award can be found later in this document.
The contract period is for 1 year, with 2 x 12 month extension options under the contract.
See the proposed online Tender and Contract documents for further information regarding the Authorities detailed specification and commercial requirements.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 126 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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

17.8.2016 – 16:59
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
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:



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