Apprenticeship Levy Training Provider Hertfordshire

Apprenticeship Levy Training Provider Hertfordshire

Multiple Lots.  To deliver quality apprenticeships across a variety of areas throughout Hertfordshire.

Contract summary


    • Administrative educational services – 75121000
    • Education and training services – 80000000
    • Secondary education services – 80200000

Location of contract

SG13 8DE

Value of contract

Published date

20 September 2018

Closing date

05 October 2018

Contract start date

25 October 2018

Contract end date

13 July 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The Employer (Council) wishes to procure a Framework Agreement of external Training Providers who are accredited to RoATP (the Government’s approved Register of Approved Training Providers) to deliver quality apprenticeships across a variety of areas throughout Hertfordshire and adjoining counties (Participating Bodies) as identified in the PIN Notice placed on 20th September 2018.

Lot 1- Business, Leadership and Management
Lot 3- Technology
Lot 6- Children’s Services
Lot 9- Schools

When future Standards are required, we will alert the market by way of publishing additional PIN’s.
Please note the timetable in 2.1 of the Framework Agreement (for this purpose only) has been revised as follows;

Procurement Stage/Action Date(s)
The Council submits a PIN to the OJEU Thursday 20th September 2018
Deadline for Clarifications from Tenderers (by 5.00pm on) Thursday 27th September 2018
Deadline for the Council to Respond to Clarifications Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Tender Submission Deadline (by 12.00 Noon on) Friday 5th October 2018
Evaluation of Tenders Monday 8th October 2018
Intention to Award the Framework Agreement Announced Thursday 11th October 2018
10 Day Standstill Period concludes (at midnight at the end of) Monday 22nd October 2018

Framework Agreement Commencement (For New Standards) Thursday 25th October 2018

The estimated total value of the Framework Agreement is ?12,000,000 and is for the core period inclusive of the approximate value for extensions.

The Framework Agreement will be awarded for a core period of 2 years, with the option to extend this up to 2 further years, year on year. Please note that the requirements of the Framework Agreement will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands. In addition, there will be no form of exclusivity or volume that is guaranteed under the resultant Framework Agreement and the Council and other Participating Bodies will be entitled to enter into other Contracts and arrangements with other suppliers for the provision of any, or all, of the requirements which are the same as, or similar to those specified under the established Framework Agreement.


About the buyer

Contact name

Gemma Zabbar (HCC)


Pegs Lane
SG13 8DE
United Kingdom





Other information


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This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the specified closing date and time. Tender submissions cannot be uploaded after this return deadline.

If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: or Telephone: +44 1144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30-17:30.

The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a Framework Agreement or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result.

The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council’s obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.