SAS Statistical Software Training Contract

SAS Statistical Software Training Contract

The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Strategy and Constitution wishes to establish a contract with an appropriately qualified and experienced contractor to organise and deliver training in SAS software to statisticians and possibly other staff within the Scottish Government and associated agencies. We are looking to procure a year-long contract for SAS training.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 

Scottish Government

3 H Dockside, Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Graeme Beale

+44 131241619
http://www.scotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Scottish Government

3 H Dockside, Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Graeme Beale

+44 131241619
http://www.scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Scottish Government

3 H Dockside, Victoria Quay,

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Graeme Beale

+44 131241619
http://www.scotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

SAS statistical software training

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Scottish Government’s Directorate for Strategy and Constitution wishes to establish a contract with an appropriately qualified and experienced contractor to organise and deliver training in SAS software to statisticians and possibly other staff within the Scottish Government and associated agencies. We are looking to procure a year-long contract for SAS training.

More complete details will be made available at the invitation to tender stage.

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=313795.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

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

   
  150   Glasgow & Strathclyde
  160   Edinburgh & Lothians

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Up to GBP 40,000. As this is a training contract, it is impossible to be exact. In previous years we have spent as follows on the SAS training contract:

 

2011/12 – GBP 35,364

2012/13 – GBP 33,618

2013/14 – GBP 31,869

 

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Training must be available to be delivered in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Dual stage – Candidates must first pass a selection procedure before being invited to tender or negotiate.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

  a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Deadline for requests to participate
    11-08-2014  Time  12:00

c) Dispatch of invitations to tender 15-08-2014

d) Estimated award date 30-09-2014

4.5

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

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

 

(SC Ref:313795)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 
  OCR – SAS procurement – PQQ

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 24-07-2014

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