Supply Online Training Courses to Historic England

Supply Online Training Courses to Historic England

This 3 year project will be delivered in 2 lots which comprise: 1. an annual programme of training courses, and 2. a range of online training resources.

United Kingdom-Swindon: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2015/S 211-383251

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Historic England
Room 3/60, The Engine House, Fire Fly Avenue
SN2 2EH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: hpcptenders@historicengland.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/historic-england/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

7331 Historic Environment Essentials Programme: Online Resources and Training Courses.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

There are considerable numbers of local authority staff from non-heritage professions such as planners and development control officers whose work affects the management of heritage. With the heritage sector facing considerable economic pressures it is important that awareness of heritage issues is developed amongst this group and that free training is provided to ensure they understand the implications of these issues and who they can work with to ensure that heritage is effectively managed. The Historic England Commission has emphasised the importance of increasing awareness of heritage issues amongst those making planning decisions at a high-level.
This 3 year project will be delivered in 2 lots which comprise:
1. an annual programme of training courses, and
2. a range of online training resources.
Both lots are aimed at developing the knowledge and skills of non-heritage professionals, or career entry heritage professionals in local authorities, on heritage policy, legislation and management.
A successful project would deliver over the 3 year period, in lot 1 at least 1 400 free training places to the sector, and 230 places for Historic England staff and in Lot 2 at least 10 online training resources in varied mediums.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 90 000 and 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 25.1.2016. Completion 30.1.2019

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Historic Environment Essentials Programme Training Courses

1)Short description

A successful project would deliver over the 3 year period at least 1 400 free training places to the sector, and 230 places for Historic England staff.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Historic Environment Essentials Programme Online Resources

1)Short description

A successful project would deliver approximately 10 online training resources in varied mediums.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

P/REF 00000222

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

27.11.2015 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.10.2015

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