Child Sexual Abuse Training for Halton Borough Council

Child Sexual Abuse Training for Halton Borough Council

Halton Borough Council is seeking to award a Contract for the provision of Child Sexual Abuse Training.  The contract will be for one year and will run from 1st September 2013 to 31st August 2014.

Halton Borough Council
Child Sexual Abuse Training
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Halton Borough Council is seeking to award a Contract for the provision of Child Sexual Abuse Training.  The contract will be for one year and will run from 1st September 2013 to 31st August 2014. There will be two further options to extend for 12 months.
All responses and documentation must be completed and returned to The Chest, no later than 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday 7th August at 10.00 a.m.
Failure to do so will result in your Quote not being considered
The information and documentation you provide will be evaluated to ensure the Council purchases services from training providers that offer value for money, appropriate qualified trainers, high quality training and learning packs/hand outs.
Due care and attention must be given to ensure that the information you provide reflects the Course Outline documents Learning Objectives of the course and how they will be achieved.
Sub-Contractors must not be used without written permission from the Council.
The training will consist of 2 x 1 full-day courses, starting at 9:30 and ending at 16:30 and will be delivered to a maximum of 24 learners from a multi-agency professional pool at our training venues in Halton. The courses are expected to run in approximately September 2013 and March 2014.
The successful organisation shall provide all hand outs and course material which is to be approved by the HSCB Training Officer Prior to delivery.
If you are able and interested in providing this training, please provide;
1.            Price per training session, including expenses and any other associated prices (including costs for all course materials/hand outs).
2.            Detailed Lesson Plans, Lesson Plans linked to Learning Objectives, including methods of assessment, timings and exercises.
3.            Course learning pack/hand outs.
4.            CV of the trainer, stating qualification and experience to date
5.            Details of any young person participation aspects of the proposed course.
Please note that if any of the above are not included in your returns your quote will not be considered.
Halton Borough Council may abort the Advanced Request for Quotation (ARFQ) at any time, is not bound to accept any quotation and will not be liable under any circumstances whatsoever for the costs suppliers incur in preparing the quotation.
All questions relating to this quotation must be submitted via The Chest’s Question & Answer facility. Please refer to previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered.Both questions and answers will either be made public on The Chest or
responded to directly to the originator depending on the content.

Halton Borough Council will provide all bidders with their final ranked position only after the evaluation process is complete upon request via The Chests Question & Answer facility.
Decisions are usually made 2 weeks following the closing date of the ARFQ.Acceptance of offers

You should note that: –

a.     The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest, or any, quotation

b.    The Council reserves the right to accept the whole or defined lots of the quotation without accepting the remainder.

c.     Acceptance of a quotation/award of contract will be by written communication from the Council.

The Council reserves the right the purchase goods/services outside of this contract from other providers/suppliers.

This Contract is not an exclusive provider/supplier contract

Access to information

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the Council may be required to
disclose either information about your bid or the quotation itself, including your price or range of prices once a contract is awarded and information that you may  regard as commercially sensitive.  Requests for non-disclosure must accompany your tender and include clear and substantive justification together with a time limit when any confidential information could be disclosed.

Transparency of spend

If you are awarded this contract, any individual payments made to you over £500 will be published in our transparency data on the Councils web page

The Councils standard terms and conditions relating to orders and payment are available on the chest and acceptance of them is a requirement for trading with the Council. Additionally there may be further terms and conditions relating to the purchase of individual goods and services contained in the draft Contract enclosed as part of the RFQ. Suppliers are advised to fully consider these before submitting a quotation.


      It is your responsibility to ensure that the completed submission is uploaded successfully on The Chest by the deadline specified below:


      Deadline for submission is:              ; ;

Wednesday 7th  August 10.00 a.m.
 Deadline for Questions: Friday 2nd August 2013 at 13:00 p.m.

 

Contact:
Miss Kelly Black
Email Address:
Kelly.Black@halton.gov.uk
Telephone:
Address:
Kingsway House
Kingsway
Widnes
Cheshire
WA8 7EA
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/09/2013
31/08/2014
24/07/2013 17:00
07/08/2013 10:00
Other Information
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24 (months)
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