Walsall Council Apprenticeship Training Providers Framework

Walsall Council Apprenticeship Training Providers Framework

The Council wishes to establish an Apprenticeship Training Providers Framework Agreement which will involve working with a number of training providers.

United Kingdom-Walsall: Education and training services

2017/S 158-327218

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Walsall Council
Civic Centre, Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
United Kingdom
Contact person: For the attention of
E-mail: procurement@walsall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG38
Internet address(es):Main address: www.walsall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Apprenticeship Training Providers.

Reference number: WP3308

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council wishes to establish an Apprenticeship Training Providers Framework Agreement which will involve working with a number of training providers who collectively have the capacity and capability to deliver the apprenticeship frameworks and/or standards leading to a range of qualifications, to ensure the Council’s apprenticeship training needs are met.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business, Administration, Finance and Accounting, Leadership and Management including HR Management and Procurement

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Business, Administration, Finance and Accounting, Leadership and Management including HR Management and Procurement.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sports, Leisure and Recreation

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sports, Leisure and Recreation.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health, Public Services and Social Care

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Health, Public Services and Social Care.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Information and Communication Technology

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Information and Communication Technology.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Education and Training e.g. Teaching Assistants Child development and well-being

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Education and Training e.g. Teaching Assistants Child development and well-being.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hospitality and Catering including Customer Services

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Hospitality and Catering including Customer Services.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Law and Legal Services

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Law and Legal Services.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Science and Maths e.g. Lab technicians

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Science and Maths e.g. Lab technicians.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Horticulture

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Horticulture.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cleaning and Environmental Support Services, Facilities management and driving

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cleaning and Environmental Support Services, Facilities management and driving.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Arts, media and publishing

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Arts, media and publishing.

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

Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2021
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:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: All bidders will be asked to confirm in a Questionnaire that none of the conditions set out in Article 57 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council apply to their organisation or expression of interest.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 33
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Framework not over 4 years.
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: 18/09/2017
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/09/2017
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s Tendering Portal — https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract.

The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only.

The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their tender submissions.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

See VI.4.3)
Walsall
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)
Walsall
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Council’s obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/08/2017

 

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