DEFRA Asset Management Operations Training Framework

DEFRA Asset Management Operations Training Framework

This is to advertise a future opportunity where we are looking to source up to 6 suppliers. Lot 1: Maintenance activities including a range of training for operational activities such as chainsaws and wood chippers, excavators, dumpers and other earth moving plant.

Asset Management Operations Training Framework

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Education and training services – 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£4,000,000

Procurement reference

tender_246181/923669

Published date

5 February 2021

Approach to market date

1 April 2021

Contract start date

1 September 2021

Contract end date

31 August 2023

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

 

This is to advertise a future opportunity where we are looking to source up to 6 suppliers, to deliver training in the following areas:

Lot 1: Maintenance activities including a range of training for operational activities such as chainsaws and wood chippers, excavators, dumpers and other earth moving plant; lifting plant, abrasive wheels; vegetation control equipment and the use of other smaller plant such as ride on and remote control mowers; tractors and attachments; winching; pesticide spraying; Streetworks/Chapter 8; cable avoidance equipment, small tools, working at height, and some knowledge/theory courses such as the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) and Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS. For the majority of Lot 1, Lantra accredited training is required but other accreditation bodies may be used where appropriate.
Lot 2: Health & Safety online learning including: Manual handling awareness, Working at Height awareness, Slips, trips and falls, COSHH awareness, Weather related risk awareness, Disease Awareness, Skin Care awareness, Display Screen Equipment, Repetitive Strain Injury awareness, Confined space awareness, Legionella and Asbestos.
Lot 3: Confined Space (Medium/High risk) practical training including a full suite of confined space training modules in line with 6150 standards for Water UK qualifications. All training MUST be accredited by City and Guilds and valid for three years: Level 2 Award in Working in Low Risk Confined Spaces: Water (6150-01) and Working in Medium Risk Confined Spaces (Top Man) (Entrant): Water (6150-02) and Working in High Risk Confined Spaces: Water (6150-03); Level 3 Award in Top Man/Persons for High Risk Confined Spaces: Water (6150-14) and Emergency Rescue and Recovery of Casualties from Confined Spaces: Water (6150-05).
Lot 4: MEICA/ Electrical Engineering Safety training including: Electrical Authorisation, Electrical Authorisation for the management of electrical works, Electrical Authorisation for environment management (EM) teams and eLearning – Electrical systems.
Lot 5: Mobile Flood Assets (MFA) training consists of training in erecting temporary defences (sandbags, temporary and demountable barriers) and pump operation (including high volume pumps).
Lot 6: DCPC and Operator Licence Compliance Training including: Driver CPC, Operating Licence Awareness training (OLAT), Interventional driver training and Compliance Support training.
We are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) week ending 5th February 2021 to any potential suppliers to collect written information regarding the capabilities of various suppliers, which will better inform our buying decisions. If you would like to complete a RFI for this requirement please email Kelly.duncan@defra.gov.uk by 12th February 2021.

 

More information

 

Additional text
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How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

17 Nobel House, Smiths Square
London
SW1P 3JR
England

Email

DGC.CorporateServices@defra.gov.uk