Training and Education Delivery Partnership In North East England

Training and Education Delivery Partnership In North East England

1. Support for new enterprises / business start-up / business growth; 2. Essential business skills for employees and owner/managers.

United Kingdom-Gateshead: Education and training services

2017/S 060-112028

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Gateshead College
Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter
Gateshead
NE8 3BE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411
E-mail: karyn.wilson@tenetservices.com
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gateshead.ac.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Gateshead College
Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter
Gateshead
NE8 3BE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411
E-mail: karyn.wilson@tenetservices.com
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gateshead.ac.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Gateshead College — Training and Education Delivery Partnership In North East England.

Reference number: CA3953

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Delivery of training.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

80400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22
Main site or place of performance:

Gateshead.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Gateshead College has a need to appoint suitably qualified organisations to a Framework Agreement to deliver training and education in the North East of England, in partnership for the academic years 2017 — 2018. We are seeking organisations able to deliver ESF funded training which meet the following priorities:

1. Support for new enterprises / business start-up / business growth;

2. Essential business skills for employees and owner/managers within micro, small and medium sized employers (SMEs) such as financial management/tax/accounts, procurement/bids/tenders, IT and digital, marketing/social media, management/leadership, business planning and development;

3. Support for individuals at risk of redundancy / recently redundant to support them in securing new employment or self-employment;

4. Fast and responsive industry training to support recently redundant and unemployed people to secure employment (in particular training providers who are able to offer industry recognised courses suc…

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

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrolment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 2 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum Turnover: £

Minimum Insurance Levels: 5 000 000 GBP PL and EL.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre-qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per the tender documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 25/04/2017
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Section II.3) — dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions.

Section IV.3.5) — any dates shown are an estimate.

In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available.

The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers.

The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Gateshead College
Quarryfield Road
Gateshead
NE8 3BE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Gateshead College
Quarryfield Road
Gateshead
NE8 3BE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/03/2017

 

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