Tender for Operational, Leadership, Fire Safety and Related Training

Tender for Operational, Leadership, Fire Safety and Related Training

This tender is for the operational, leadership, fire safety and related training for the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority.

United Kingdom-Reading: Specialist training services

2019/S 122-298468

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Royal Berkshire Fire Authority
VAT gb 642 4620 56
Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln
Reading
RG31 7SD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephen Percival
Telephone: +44 1189384740
E-mail: percivals@RBFRS.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ1
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.rbfrs.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/71935

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=28993&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=28993&B=BLUELIGHT
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Emergeny Services

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Operational, Leadership, Fire Safety and Related Training

Reference number: 646

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is for the operational, leadership, fire safety and related training for the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, and gives scope to Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority of Stocklake, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD and the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service section of Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND to join this contract on the same terms and conditions agreed on their written request to do so. Our workforce development is an integral part of the strategic planning process for RBFA to ensure that our staff are suitably trained and developed for their roles.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Authority may award 1 lot to 1 bidder or any number of lots to 1 bidder or award each lot to different bidders. See ITT.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Operational, Leadership, Fire Safety and Related Training

Lot No: See ITT for breakdown of Lots

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80500000
80550000
80570000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ1
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Berkshire UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender documents sets out the statement of requirements for the provision of operational, leadership, fire safety and related training for the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority.

As part of our collaborative programme, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority of Stocklake, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD and the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service section of Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND, are named in this Tender so they have an option to join this contract on the same terms and conditions on their written request to do so.

The Authority are seeking tenders for the provision of operational, leadership, fire safety and related training.

Our workforce development is an integral part of the strategic planning process for RBFA to ensure that our staff are suitably trained and developed for their roles. The majority of our staff work in operational roles and we provide a full range of courses, including working at height, fire compartment behaviour, fire investigation, blue light and specialist vehicle driver training, hazardous materials, building regulations, incident command and management qualifications, together with specialist training for roles such as water and animal rescue.

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

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend a further 2 years at 1 year increments.

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:

The ITT includes due diligence questions.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The ITT includes due diligence questions.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The ITT questionnaire establishes technical and professional ability.

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:

Professional and specialist trainers expert in the role of firefighter training.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Successful suppliers shall perform in accordance with industry standards, best industry practice and the service levels as laid out in the ITT.

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: no
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: 26/07/2019
Local time: 14:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 26/10/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/07/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

RBFRS, Head Office.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Evaluation team including technical experts and procurement specialists.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Chief Fire Officer
Newsham Court, Pincents Kiln
Reading
RG31 7SD
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.rbfrs.co.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:

24/06/2019

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