Corporate Finance Certificate Training Contract

Corporate Finance Certificate Training Contract

This specification is to procure a training package to enable staff to work towards and complete this qualification.

UK SBS PS150064 ICAEW/CISI Corporate Finance Certificate Training


Contract summary

This specification is to procure a training package to enable staff to work towards and complete this qualification. Any training provider will need to be a CISI accredited training provider for the ICAEW/CISI Corporate Finance Certificate.



Location of contract


Value of contract (£)

£0 – £110,000

Published date

17 March 2015

Closing date

30 March 2015

Contract start date

13 April 2015

Contract end date

12 April 2017


Requirement We have a requirement for the training for the ICAEW/CISI Corporate Finance Certificate to be offered to candidates in either face to face or distance learning format which will enable candidates to have some flexibility over their studying. We would be content for candidates to apply through existing publicly-available training courses. In exceptional cases, the supplier may be required to deliver face to face training at the customer premises. The ICAEW/CISI Corporate Finance Certificate training would be open to people working in the Civil Service. Costs and Payment A cost is expected to be paid per candidate for the training and this cost is to be detailed in your bid. This cost should include all fees incurred by candidates completing the qualification. The payment will be made by the candidates’ individual organisations and will need to be invoiced as such. We are seeking value for money in the procurement of this existing qualification regardless of whether the training is face to face or through a distance learning approach. Any value for money arrangements must be available to all candidates. We anticipate between 27 and 48 people completing the training in year 1 of the contract and between 15 and 20 people in year 2. Other deliverables This requirement has other deliverables. These include: • Regular communication with the contracting authority on a number of issues including, but not limited to: • Numbers enquiring • Number applying • Numbers studying for the qualification • Questions raised • Issues addressed • An Annual Quality Assurance review and regular Evaluation of the Corporate Finance Certificate. • A discussion with the contracting authority about any changes to the syllabus (e.g. due to changes in UK law) at the earliest opportunity. Location The face to face training will be delivered at the premises of the winning bidder. The winning bidder is expected to detail in their response where the training delivery will take place. In exceptional cases, the supplier may be required to deliver face to face training at the customer premises. Contract period The resulting contract will be for a 2 year period.

About the buyer

Contact name

Joshua Papp


Concept House


NP10 8QQ



Other information


PS150064 – SHEX Finance accreditations ITQ.pdf

ITQ sourcing document

PS150064 – Contract terms.pdf

Contract terms

Bidder Training.pdf

Bidder training

AW5.2 Price schedule.xls

Price Schedule

Bidder – Logging into Emptoris for the first time.pdf

Bidder Log in

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How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.