Tender for Training Providers

Tender for Training Providers

The College already delivers a wide range of high quality apprenticeship provision, employer responsive training and employability training, but we are keen to work with specialist partners who will provide alternative or specialist pathways for potential employers, apprentices or the unemployed to broaden the Colleges portfolio.

UK-Peterborough: Education and training services

2012/S 248-411009

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Peterborough Regional college
Park Crescent
For the attention of: Barbara Grange
PE1 4DZ Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: barbara.grange@peterborough.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.peterborough.ac.uk/

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
Education
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:
Training Providers.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
NUTS code UKH11
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)
Peterborough Regional College (the College) is seeking to subcontract to new partners to compliment its own curriculum offer.
The College already delivers a wide range of high quality apprenticeship provision, employer responsive training and employability training, but we are keen to work with specialist partners who will provide alternative or specialist pathways for potential employers, apprentices or the unemployed to broaden the Colleges portfolio.
16-18 and 19+ Apprenticeship provision
19+ Employer Responsive training
19+ Employability Training
Learner Responsive
Qualifications and/or programmes eligible for funding under the College funding contracts, on its behalf.
Suppliers are invited to express an interest in this opportunity at any time. The College wishes to establish a pre-qualified supplier register of suitable training providers to deliver qualifications and/or programmes eligible for funding under the College funding contracts, on its behalf.
The College will conduct restricted tenders against this live register as and when sub-contracting opportunities arise.
Please note that admittance onto the register is not a guarantee of a contract being awarded.
Expressions of interest should be made to the College’s Procurement Manager, Barbara Grange via the In-Tend Portal.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80400000, 80500000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
See section 11.1.5.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with part 4 of the public contracts regulations 2006, as amended, (implementing totle 11, chapter V11 section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC on the basis of information provided in response to a Pre Qalification questionairre (PQQ) copies of which are available upon request.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The organisation must have passed the SFA’s Due Diligence Assurance Gateway, and must be registered on the SFA’s Register of Training organisations.
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
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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:
Sub/1
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.7.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.7.2014
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
The College expressley reserves the rights:
i) Not to award any contract as a result of this procurement process commenced by publication of this notice.
ii) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition
iii) To award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the services covered by this notice; and
iv) to award contracts in stages
And in no circumstances will the College be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
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:20.12.2012

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