Adult Community Learning Call-off Contracts Rotherham

Adult Community Learning Call-off Contracts Rotherham

Maximise access to community learning for adults, bringing new opportunities and improving lives, whatever peoples circumstances.

United Kingdom-Rotherham: Education and training services

2015/S 092-166322

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/17/EC (Utilities)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Rotherham MBC
Riverside House, Main Street
For the attention of: Mrs Clair Brierley
S60 1AE Rotherham
Telephone: +44 1709334046
Fax: +44 1709376285

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

I.3)Main activity

Other: Training

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Adult Community Learning Call-off 5.

II.2)Type of contract


II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

The Community Learning grant provides support for the delivery of a range of community-based and outreach learning opportunities. This broad range of provision, is to bring together adults (often of different ages and backgrounds) by helping them to pursue an interest, address a need, gain a new skill, become healthier, or learn how to better support their children.
The purpose of our funding contribution is to enable providers to deliver a truly local offer that conforms to the objectives set out in the government’s guidance, New Challenges, New Chances Please see the link below:

As the guidance states, the commissioned service must:
Maximise access to community learning for adults, bringing new opportunities and improving lives, whatever peoples circumstances;
Promote social renewal by bringing local communities together to experience the joy of learning and the pride which comes from achievement;
Maximise the effect community learning has on the social and economic well-being of individuals, families and communities.
RMBC will commission a range of organisations to deliver either accredited and/or non-accredited learning that meets at least one of the following objectives:
Develop the skills necessary to combat low attainment, unemployment and/or to enable people to participate in the Big Society agenda, particularly volunteering;
Target excluded and under-represented groups and/or communities;
Engage New Arrivals’ and/or those with English as a Second Language and are in need;
Improve people’s access to learning materials to develop relevant study skills, including the use of information technology;
Improve health and well-being to enable people to access learning, training, employment and/or to sustain independent living;
Encourage family learning and support the development of parenting skills.
Rotherham’s total population of people aged 19 and over is 199 400 (102 500 females and 96 800 males). Specific priority groups include:
Adult carers who account for 15 % (30 035);
Adults with learning disabilities estimated at 3 780 of whom 818 are working with services;
Adults claiming incapacity benefit and ESA who have a mental illness (5 610);
Jobless adults, including the unemployed and long term sick on incapacity benefit and ESA (22 710 adults, 11 %);
Rotherham has 98 000 people aged 50 or over which equates to 37.9 % of the total population and this proportion is rising;
The 17 % of Rotherham’s population who live in the 10 % most deprived areas in England âEUR” East Herringthorpe, East Dene, Eastwood, Canklow, Town Centre, Dalton and Thrybergh, Ferham and Masborough, Rawmarsh East, Dinnington Central, Maltby South East and Aston North identified as Rotherham’s most deprived areas.
For all documentation please go to the:

And register as a supplier. Once registered please download the Indicative Tender and other relevant documents under the DPS Adult Community Learning. The documents will then need re-uploading before the deadline given on the website.

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 85000000, 92000000, 98000000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

Please see previous information and any documents which are available on YORtender.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

25.5.2015 – 12:00

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):
General address of the contracting authority: Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE.

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: