Addressing Gaps in Educational Provision (Cambridge) 2013/14

Addressing Gaps in Educational Provision (Cambridge) 2013/14

Delivery of non-specific educational provision up to level 2, that enables the target group to access work experience, leading to sustainable employment and/or further learning.

Addressing Gaps in Provision (Cambridge) 2013/14

Reference number: 1037 EFA

Deadline date:13/03/2013

This deadline is for… Submission of questions regarding the procurement

Contract value:£150,000 – £200,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Cambridge

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Education, Education Funding Agency

 

Description of the contract

Delivery of non-specific educational provision up to level 2, that enables the target group to access work experience, leading to sustainable employment and/or further learning. The target group are young people aged between 16 and 18 , living in the City of Cambridge and surrounding areas, who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The number of places sought for this Prior Information Notice is estimated to be 50. As part of the process, organisations will be expected to identify and engage the young people who meet the above criteria. Delivery must be within the boundaries of the City of Cambridge and providers must be able to deliver all places in the financial year 2013/14. This contract is for the academic year 2013/14. Successful completion of this contract may lead to further contracts. Contracts for subsequent years will follow the principles of lagged learner funding. See ‘Supporting Documents’ for the proposed timetable.

 

Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services

 

Additional information

Who to contact

Contact name N/A

Organisation name Department for Education, Education Funding Agency

Address 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, , Coventry, CV1 3BH

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How to apply

Providers wishing to apply for this provision will need to register on the National College e-procurement system “Redimo”. The following link will give you access to the Redimo system: – https://redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice/ In the first instance please access this link and register your organisation as a supplier. Help is available on the website or through the above e-mail address. Clarification questions on this PIN should be sent to ProcurementContracting.EFA@Education.gsi.gov.uk by 13th March. All responses to the PIN questions will be published by 15th March on Contracts Finder. https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder. Prospective providers need to take note that the Invitation to Tender for the above procurement exercise will be released to the public domain on 18th March 2013. Prospective bidders should note that they MUST express their interest by emailing the EFA contract manager (contact details available on Redimo system once ITT available) to indicate they wish to proceed with a formal bid. The prospective provider will then be invited to participate in the tendering process and will receive an email confirming this and notifying them of the tender number within 24 hours of their request.