Construction Skills Fund Training Scheme

Construction Skills Fund Training Scheme

Commissioning of construction training consistent with Construction Skills Fund.

United Kingdom-King’s Lynn: Education and training services

2018/S 118-268254

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Construction Industry Training Board
Bircham Newton
King’s Lynn
PE31 6RH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roger Miller
Telephone: +44 3004567000
E-mail: procurement@citb.co.uk
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):Main address: www.citb.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.citb.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/mainMenu.html
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
CITB
Bircham Newton
Bircham Newton
PE31 6RH
United Kingdom
E-mail: Roger.Miller@citb.co.uk
NUTS code: UKHInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.citb.co.uk/funding/types-of-funding/structured-fund/construction-skills-fund/construction-skills-fund-expression-of-interest/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Commissioning of construction training consistent with Construction Skills Fund (CSF)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Construction Skills Fund is a part of the Government’s National Retraining Scheme. The fund is focused on increasing the number of people trained in construction skills to create a workforce to meet the needs of the sector.

The Construction Skills Fund (CSF) will seek to fund at least 20 on-site training hubs, to help build the homes and infrastructure England needs.

An On-Site Training Hub is a mobile training centre which has facilities to deliver educational and practical skills. Supporting the need of significant construction projects or truly mobile in supporting a programme of projects, the CSF is seeking innovative approaches to creating alignment between the employment needs of construction projects and the employment opportunities which can be created within the community of the construction work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 28 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000
80520000
80530000
80531000
80550000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

East of ENgland, East Midlands (England), West Midlands (England), South East (England), North West (England), North East (England)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Construction Skills Fund is a part of the Government’s National Retraining Scheme. The fund is focused on increasing the number of people trained in construction skills to create a workforce to meet the needs of the sector.

The Construction Skills Fund (CSF) will seek to fund at least 20 on-site training hubs, to help build the homes and infrastructure England needs.

An On-Site Training Hub is a mobile training centre which has facilities to deliver educational and practical skills. Supporting the need of significant construction projects or truly mobile in supporting a programme of projects, the CSF is seeking innovative approaches to creating alignment between the employment needs of construction projects and the employment opportunities which can be created within the community of the construction work.

To maximise the opportunity to address skills shortages through the fund, the focus is on employer-led approaches to construction training. The approach should complement existing entry routes into the sector, prioritising projects which aim to retrain older adults to work in the construction sector so that everyone – regardless of their age – has the chance to gain the skills they need to make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead.

The on-site training hubs also have the potential to contribute to the phased implementation of T-levels in offering a longer-term consideration within this investment.

The Department for Education has provided the investment for the CSF for an eighteen-month period, with funds available until 31.3.2020. The CSF is an early pilot to inform the development of the National Retraining Scheme, announced in the Industrial Strategy and 2018 Budget.

This application for funding will enable CITB to assess how each proposal will contribute to the aims of the CSF and enable the construction sector to address skills shortages in home building and infrastructure. The application seeks to understand how the construction project/s will enable a collaborative approach which aligns training opportunities with the potential to maximise employment opportunities, enabling industry to realise a significant return on investment through these funds.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 28 500 000.00 GBP

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

End: 31/03/2020
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

CITB has arranged a number of supplier conferences and webinairs to support applicants. Initially all applicants are requested to complete an Expression of Interest form available from CITB website – https://www.citb.co.uk/funding/types-of-funding/structured-fund/construction-skills-fund/construction-skills-fund-expression-of-interest/

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
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: no
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: 08/08/2018
Local time: 16:00
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

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: 09/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Bircham Newton

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-King%27s-Lynn:-Education-and-training-services./5G7RAQ69E6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/5G7RAQ69E6

GO Reference: GO-2018620-PRO-12649075

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

TBD
tbd
United States
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:

20/06/2018