National Training Framework for Wales on Violence Against Women

National Training Framework for Wales on Violence Against Women

This tender opportunity forms part of the ongoing implementation of the National training framework for Wales on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence. 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Education and training services

2018/S 124-282506

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000251064
E-mail: Hannah.Fisher@gov.wales
NUTS code: UKL

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Delivery of Groups 4, 5 and 6 of the National Training Framework

Reference number: C408/2017/2018

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender opportunity forms part of the ongoing implementation of the National training framework for Wales on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence. The aim of the National training framework on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence is to create a consistent and quality assured approach to training on the issue of violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence. The tender opportunity specifically relates to Groups 4, 5 and 6 of the National training framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 358 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

There will be three lots all together. Suppliers are permitted to bid as follows:

— single lot,

— 2 of the 3 lots,

— all of the lots.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Delivery of an Accredited Programme of Learning aimed at Specialist Professionals Working with Victims of Domestic Abuse.

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To develop and deliver an accredited programme of learning aimed at specialist professionals working with victims of domestic abuse (to include Independent domestic violence advisers (IDVAs), outreach workers, refuge workers and those in similar roles) at level 3.

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

Value excluding VAT: 215 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Should the service be renewed after the life of the contract a notice will be issued inviting bids.

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

The Contract value provided above is the maximum, the budget for the Contract term is between 200 000 GBP and 215 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Delivery of an Accredited Training Course for Managers of Specialist Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Review and deliver an accredited training course aimed at managers of specialist Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence services.

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

Value excluding VAT: 93 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Should the service be renewed after the life of the contract a notice will be issued inviting bids.

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

The Contract value provided above is the maximum, the budget for the contract term is between GBP 78 000 and 93 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Delivery of a Conference and Supplementary Activity to Senior Public Service Leadership in Wales that raises awareness of the National Training Framework

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To deliver a conference and supplementary activity to senior public service leadership in Wales (in close consultation with Welsh Government) that raises awareness of the National Training Framework and strengthens engagement with its aims.

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

Value excluding VAT: 50 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Should the service be renewed after the life of the contract a notice will be issued inviting bids.

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

The Contract value provided above is the maximum, the budget for the contract term is between GBP 25 000 and 50 000 GBP.

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:

As stated in the Tender documentation

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
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: 01/08/2018
Local time: 14:00
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: 01/08/2018
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

It is not certain that there will be a recurrent procurement. If there is to be a renewal it will be after the life of this contract.

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:

E-Tender information:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— the first person from your Organisation to use the platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation,

— registration involves accepting a User agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the registration.

— on registering on the platform the Super user will select a Username and will receive a password,

— The password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User details section of the Registration page,

— in order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password,

— note: if you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

— registration should only be performed once for each Organisation,

— if you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again,

— please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform,

— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super user (for example if they have left your Organisation),

— note: if your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the platform.

— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm.

How to find the ITT:

— once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

— the e-tender references for this contract are:

—— project_39330,

—— qualification: itt_68798,

—— lot 1: itt_68768,

—— lot2: itt_68799,

—— lot 3: itt_68800,

— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

— Any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on

Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=75910

This contract is suitable for consortia.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=83055

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community benefits included in this contract are:

The Community benefits policy is designed to support a number of strategic priorities in other policy areas. In relation to the Contract the client wants bidders to focus on the following Community benefits:

Training and recruitment opportunities for the economically inactive/ disadvantaged groups, including worklessness (Welsh Government lift programme), and/or graduates, under graduates placements and/or trainees, and/or apprenticeships etc.

Bidders should consider opportunities for recruiting, training or involving the above groups as part of the workforce delivering the Contract. Bidders should consider, specifically, how and whether survivors of abuse can be included in the development and delivery of any of the lots included in this Contract. Care and attention must be paid to safeguarding, risk, client safety and wellbeing as this consideration is made.

(WA Ref:83055)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Welsh Government
Education and Public Services
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000251064Internet address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/06/2018

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