Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers – Second Opening

Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers – Second Opening

The RoATP serves 2 purposes: 1. Enables the SFA to procure apprenticeship training delivery for employers not using the digital account if it chooses to do so.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Education and training services

2017/S 056-103869

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

FASST
Cheylesmore House, Quinton Road
Coventry
CV1 2WT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Apprenticeship Procurement Team
E-mail: RoATP@sfa.bis.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Apprenticeship training delivery for employers not using the digital account.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We are inviting application from organisations to deliver apprenticeship training for employers not using the digital account.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) is an application and selection process that leads to a list of successful providers. This is the second opening of the RoATP which enables organisations not currently listed an opportunity to get on to the RoATP. The RoATP serves 2 purposes:

1. Enables the SFA to procure apprenticeship training delivery for employers not using the digital account if it chooses to do so. This would be initiated by an Invitation to Tender.

2. Enable employers that pay Apprenticeship Levy to engage with training providers to deliver apprenticeship training. Some employers may be public sector organisations and will use the register of apprenticeship training providers for their subsequent procurement.

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

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to further budget availability and performance.

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

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:
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

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: 07/04/2017
Local time: 17:00
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

Date: 07/04/2017
Local time: 17:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Skills Funding Agency
Coventry
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You should note that there is no separate right of appeal against the award decisions made. However if you consider that the SFA has not followed the published process or the decision made is unreasonable, you are able to make a complaint under the SFA’s complaints procedure which can be accessed at: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/skills-funding-agency/about/complaints-procedure

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/03/2017

 

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