Supply Business and Administration Modern Apprentice Delivery

Supply Business and Administration Modern Apprentice Delivery

Perth and Kinross Council are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced Contractors to Tender for the supply of business and administration modern apprentice delivery.

United Kingdom-Perth: Education and training services

2017/S 234-486250

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Perth and Kinross Council
2 High Street
Perth
PH1 5PH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1738475000
E-mail: KHarper@pkc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM77
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply Business & Administration Modern Apprentice Delivery.

Reference number: PKC10364

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Perth and Kinross Council are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced Contractors to Tender for the supply of business & administration modern apprentice delivery.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM77

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Perth and Kinross Council are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced Contractors to Tender for the supply of business & administration modern apprentice delivery.

Perth & Kinross Council are contracted and receive funding by skills development Scotland to deliver business & administration modern apprenticeships; alongside other modern apprentice frameworks.

We recruit approximately 45 candidates per annum, with the majority of these progressing the business & administration MA framework. We require a training provider to deliver a quality programme to support these modern apprentices.

Perth & Kinross Council have been running this funded Programme since 1996 (previously Skillseeker Programme). The modern apprentices are located throughout the Perth and Kinross area and undertake an initial assessment period to evaluate which level of qualification (either Level 2 or Level 3) best suits.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Course Induction / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Administration / Weighting: 35 %
Quality criterion – Name: Communication / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion – Name: Support / Weighting: 35 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 19/02/2018
End: 18/02/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Purchaser shall have the option of extending the Contract (either singly or in phases) for a further period (or periods) of up to 2 years after the expiry of the term.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

4A.2 Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

SQA/MA or equivalent accredited centre.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B.4 The bidder confirms the name, value and/or range of the financial ratios specified in the relevant contract notice are as follows:

bidders will be required to state the values for the following for the last 2 financial years:

1. Current Ratio (Current assets divided by current liabilities);

2. Net Assets (Net Worth) (value per the balance sheet, no calculations required)

4B.5.1 It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.4 The acceptable range is:

1. Current Ratio it is expected that the ratio for both years is equal to or greater than 1, i.e. current Assets will equal or exceed Current Liabilities. Reasons for not meeting the required test to be disclosed by tenderers together with appropriate supporting evidence to confirm the suitability of the tenderer for the contract.

2. Net Assets (Net Worth) it is expected that the Net Worth for both years will be positive, i.e. a Net Assets position. Reasons for not meeting the required test to be disclosed together with appropriate supporting evidence to confirm the suitability of the tenderer for the contract

4B.5.1

Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = GBP 10 000 000 .

Public Liability Insurance = GBP 5 000 000.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4C.1.2 Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in the relevant section of the Site Notice.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

2 examples of delivering modern apprentice frameworks are required, with at least one of these examples being business & administration.

The preferred bidder will be required to provide the following documents as evidence to support the examples provided during the request for documentation stage.

Approved to offer the identified vocational qualification and core skills as required.

A copy/extract of the latest report by the relevant external verifier.

4C.6 Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications:

Minimum L&D 9 DI Qualification or equivalent.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

4A.2 Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

SQA/MA or equivalent accredited centre.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 15/01/2018
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

It is anticipated that this would be readvertised late 2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Scoring Rationale.

0 % of the points allocated to the question Unacceptable – Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

25 % of the points allocated to the question poor – response is partially relevant and poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

50 % of the points allocated to the question acceptable – response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

75 % of the points allocated to the question good – response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

100 % of the points allocated to the question excellent – response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is project_9750. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:520955).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Perth & Kinross Council
2 High Street
Perth
PH1 5PH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1738475000Internet address:http://www.pkc.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/12/2017

 

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