Training Suppliers Framework
Personnel-training services. Education and training services. Training services. Specialist training services. Training programme services. Vocational training services. Management training services.
UK-Bedford: personnel-training services
Section I: Contracting authority
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
General address of the contracting authority: www.bedford.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.bedford.gov.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
NUTS code UKH22
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
Successful applicants will be placed on an open framework contract, which will be used to identify potential providers to deliver specific training activities in the future.
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In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
(b) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The number of training providers selected for inclusion in the framework contract agreement will be representative of the scope of training provision required to cover all business needs. The original advert and PQQ specification outlines the range of subject areas to be covered as listed below:
— general soft skills (e.g. assertiveness, time management, minute taking),
— personal development (e.g. communication skills, effective meetings, performance reviews),
— customer service (e.g. listening skills, phone techniques. handling techniques),
— team building,
— mediation & conflict resolution,
— finance (e.g. budget control, finance for non financial managers),
— qualification programmes (e.g. ILM, QCF’s),
— management development (e.g. delegation and empowerment, problem solving),
— project management & systems development,
— ICT (incl. Agresso, Microsoft suite),
— health and safety (e.g. introduction to health and safety, risk assessment, moving and handling),
— equality and diversity (impact assessment, basic awareness, disability awareness),
— legislation updates (e.g. data protection, FOI, employment law),
— HR training (e.g. recruitment & selection),
— community services (arts, leisure, libraries),
— apprenticeship framework,
— social care – children’s, adult’s & mental health.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months
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Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here. The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 12.9.2012 by 13:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. GO Reference: GO-201288-PRO-4141553.
Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:8.8.2012