Provision of ECDL Level 5 Training Provider

Provision of ECDL Level 5 Training Provider

The Council has a requirement to procure a European Computer Driving Licence Training Provider for its Modern Apprentices to undertake as part of their training programme.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


North Lanarkshire Council

Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street,

Motherwell

ML1 1AB

UK

The Executive Director Corporate Services

+44 1698302222
http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


North Lanarkshire Council

Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street,

Motherwell

ML1 1AB

UK

The Executive Director Corporate Services

+44 1698302345
http://www.northlan.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of ECDL Level 5 Training Provider

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Council has a requirement to procure a European Computer Driving Licence Training Provider for its Modern Apprentices to undertake as part of their training programme. The Council takes on up to 150 Modern Apprentices’ every year and provides them with the opportunity to achieve nationally recognised qualifications through a combination of work experience and training. Following sucessful completion of this training programme, students will achieve a nationally recognised ECDL qualification. The Council requires an ECDL Training Provider for up to 150 Modern Apprentices per annum. The following points detail the requirements of the ECDL programme.

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Specification – Course Details

Full ECDL at Level 5 for Syllabus 5 Certification for Microsoft Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2007. Should the Council upgrade it’s computer software the sucessful tenderer shall have the ability to amend their training programme to reflect any potential upgrade.

Trainee Registration and Certification through BCS. Training to be delivered at provider’s premises on a group basis of no more than 10 trainees. Each ECDL course shall cover the induction and assessments/tests for all 7 untis of the course. Course units shall be operated on a day-release basis with each day/unit being at approximately 4-weekly intervals. Appropriate web fronted Virtual SCORM compliant Learning materials to be available to trainees prior to course commencement. Compatible browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari. Blended format comprising of online learning materials/tutor led workshops/plenary discussions etc. Thus meeting all trainees learning styles. Suitable support programs/aids readily available for trainees who need e.g. text to speech/VI software such as Jaws/Zoom text, large print handouts and large print examinations for manual testing. Facilitation needed for individuals who are absent and or needing to repeat a day or exams due to failing etc. Manual testing format as standard. Capability to carry out automated testing. Evaluation and feedback tools in place and used effectively and regularly to identify and implement improvements to quality of delivery as required. Project team to meet on a quarterly basis to discuss improvements or issues. Group & Trainee reports to be made available in Microsoft Excel format and should be sent after every test detailing the outcome for each trainee e.g. pass or fail.

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NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=305318.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

171000 Services – Education
171010 Services – Adult and Further Education
179999 other Education

150 Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract duration will be from 26 August 2014 to 25 August 2016. The Council reserves the right to extend this for a period of one (1) year until 25 August 2017.

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The estimated maximum value of the contract including the possible extension period is 144,000.00 GBP excluding VAT.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As stated in the Invitation to Tender document.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CPT-153-KJ-CS-14

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 24-06-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    24-06-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 01-08-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:305318)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Tender Return Label – PDF
North Lanarkshire Council General Conditions of Contract
ITT ECDL Level 5 – Final Version – MS Word
ITT ECDL Level 5 – Final Version – PDF

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 23-05-2014

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