Nationwide Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System

Nationwide Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System

16 Lots. The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within a geographical area.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Education and training services

2018/S 108-246168

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Samantha Hulcoop
Telephone: +44 1162944021
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.espo.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

554_18 Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System (ADPS)

Reference number: 554_18

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within a geographical area.

To tender:

a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org

b) Register,

c) Search for tender opportunity “554_18 Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System (ADPS)”,

d) Express an interest,

e) Download the application from the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

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:

North East England

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within North East England.

There will be subcategory Lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

North West England

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within North West England.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

Yorkshire and Humber

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within Yorkshire and the Humber.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

East Midlands

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within the East Midlands.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

West Midlands

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within the West Midlands.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

East of England

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within the East of England.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

South East England

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within South East England.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

South West England

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within South West England.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

Central London

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within Central London.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

North London

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within North London.

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

East London

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within North East England.

Barking and Dagenham, Bexley, Newham and Havering, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

South London

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within South London.

Lewisham, Greenwich, Bromley, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Sutton and Wansdworth.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

West London

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within West London.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

Wales

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within Wales.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

Scotland

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within Scotland.There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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:

Northern Ireland

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80100000
80200000
80300000
80400000
80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80540000
80550000
80560000
80570000
80580000
80590000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within Northern Ireland.

There will be sub category lots as follows:

Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.

Business and Administration.

Catering and Hospitality.

Childcare and Education.

Construction.

Creative and Design.

Digital.

Engineering and Manufacturing.

Functional Skills.

Hair and Beauty.

Health and Science.

Legal, Finance and Accounting.

Protective Services.

Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

Social Care.

Transport and Logistics.

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: 31 250 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 11/07/2018
End: 10/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The dynamic purchasing system has the option to extend for up to a further 96 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Providers must be registered as main route providers on the education and skills funding agency Register of Approved Training Providers (RoATP).

Suppliers will need to provide their UK Provider Reference Number.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

Electronic auctions may be used within the DPS, each competition call will specific if this is the case and the details for participation.

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: 10/07/2020
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU (“the Directive”), the framework agreement is open for use by contracting authorities (as defined by the Directive) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: local authorities, educational establishments (including academies), central Government Departments and agencies, police, fire and rescue and coastguard emergency services, NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services, registered charities, registered social Landlords or any contracting authority established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281 %29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

ESPO
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United KingdomInternet address: www.espo.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Information on deadlines(s) for review procedures can be found in Part 3, Chapter 6 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/06/2018

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