Welsh Language Training Framework 2017

Welsh Language Training Framework 2017

The National Centre for Learning Welsh seeks to invite tenders to participate in a Framework Agreement for the provision of Welsh language training.

United Kingdom-Carmarthen: Provision of language courses

2017/S 026-045792

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Carmarthen Campus
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267676767
E-mail: heidi.davies@uwtsd.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL18
Internet address(es):Main address: www.tsd.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0343

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.sell2wales.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
c/o Coleg Sir Gar
Graig Campus
Llanelli
SA15 4DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1554748092
E-mail: heidi.davies@uwtsd.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/

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:

Learning Welsh Training Framework.

Reference number: GDCG1617/05

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80580000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The National Centre for Learning Welsh seeks to invite tenders to participate in a Framework Agreement for the provision of Welsh language training.

The Framework is split into 3 Geographical Lots with each Lot providing 2 types of provision.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.1)Title:

North Wales

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80580000
80000000
73220000
79400000
80490000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

North Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The National Centre for Learning Welsh seeks to invite tenders to participate in a Framework Agreement for the provision of Welsh language training.

The Framework is split into 3 Geographical Lots with each Lot providing 2 types of provision.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 31/03/2017
End: 31/03/2018
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:

South Wales

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80580000
80000000
73220000
79400000
80490000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

South Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The National Centre for Learning Welsh seeks to invite tenders to participate in a Framework Agreement for the provision of Welsh language training.

The Framework is split into 3 Geographical Lots with each Lot providing 2 types of provision.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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:

Mid and South West Wales

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80580000
80000000
73220000
79400000
80490000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Mid and South West Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The National Centre for Learning Welsh seeks to invite tenders to participate in a Framework Agreement for the provision of Welsh language training.

The Framework is split into 3 Geographical Lots with each Lot providing 2 types of provision.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

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: 30
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: 10/03/2017
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, Welsh

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/03/2017
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:

The National Centre for Learning Welsh is an all-Wales national institution which will provide agreements and draw up a framework agreement for customers in the public and third sector wishing to receive training for learning Welsh.

Customers include:

Welsh Government;

Health and Social Care;

Local Authorities;

Public Sector;

Third Sector;

Emergency Services;

Further Education and Higher Education;

Welsh Government sponsored bodies.

The service may also be extended to the private sector (SMEs) but a specific support model will be implemented for this.

This Framework Agreement is available to all organisations who have signed up to using the Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedleathol Framework agreement plus other public sector bodies and SME’s.

The Centre has informed the above mentioned bodies of the arrangement and will include a current list of customers on the website during the period of the agreement. The list may change if more customers wish to use the framework during the period of the agreement

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=62410

(WA Ref: 62410)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Carmarthen Campus
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267676767Internet address:www.tsd.ac.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:

03/02/2017

 

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