National Vocational Qualifications Framework Agreement

National Vocational Qualifications Framework Agreement

This PQQ is to determine the companies that will tender for the provision of the following services and associated supply items that support TfLs delivery of NVQ qualification programme and covers the following qualifications Level 3 Facilitate Learning and Development in Groups FLDG Level 3.

United Kingdom-London: Technical and vocational secondary education services

2015/S 139-256800

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London (Commercial Services)
Windsor House 42- 50 Victoria St.
Contact point(s): https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfl.gov.ul/eprocurement

Electronic access to information: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do#RegSupplier

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

Other: Public Transport

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

TfL 90737 National Vocational Qualifications Framework Agreement.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 85 000 GBP

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

This PQQ is to determine the companies that will tender for the provision of the following services and associated supply items that support TfLs delivery of NVQ qualification programme and covers the following qualifications Level 3 Facilitate Learning and Development in Groups FLDG Level 3 Facilitate Learning and Development with Individuals FLDI Assessment and Quality Assurance 6317 including ACWE The above list is not exhaustive and additional ad-hoc requirements may occur which will be discussed with the contractor when they arise.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80210000, 80000000, 80212000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This is a Light Touch Resime 2-stage Tender (former Part B).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Extension.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:

Details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation. A Parent Company Guarantee or Performance Bond may be required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation. Payment will be in pounds sterling and will nornaly be made by means of an electronic funds transfer.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contracting authority shall require that any contract awarded will be entered into by a single entity on behalf of the successful candidate.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be considered for the project you must first complete the PQQ condition of participation. To express an interest in the tender, the company needs to be registered on the eSourcing portal. It is important that suppliers do not register more than once so please read the instructions carefully. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties should note that they may be additionally required to supply copies or audited accounts. Services of an independent third party financial assessment agency may also be used.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties will be required to undergo assessment via a prequialification questionnaire and ITT if invited at a later stage.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.7.2015 – 12:00
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

English.
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The procurement process is being conducted on behalf of Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services supplies or works may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and/or the GLA or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of either EU directives. It is anticipated that a contract(s) will be awarded TfL but any part of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries may award Contract(s) as appropriate. The Awarding Authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award a contract(s) in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice and the Awarding Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in sterling. TfL and/or any subsidiary of TfL or the GLA may interview any or all companies who express an interest for tendering for this work. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, it may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction. TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found onwww.london.gov.uk/rp Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: TfL will not be holding a standstill period as this is a Light Touch Resime 2-Stage Tender (former Part B).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.7.2015

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