Delivery of HNC Courses in Social Care

Delivery of HNC Courses in Social Care Framework

Argyll and Bute Council require to establish a framework for the delivery of the following 7 HNC Units:Mandatory Units: Social Care Theory for Practice (2 credits) Social Policy and its Application to Social Services Provision (1 credit) Psychology for Social Care Practice (1 credit).

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Argyll and Bute Council

Procurement & Commissioning Team, Witchburn Road,

Campbeltown

PA28 6JU

UK

Emma Graham

+44 1586555205

emma.graham@argyll-bute.gov.uk

+44 1586553050
http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Delivery of HNC Courses in Social Care (Framework)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Argyll and Bute Council require to establish a framework for the delivery of the following 7 HNC Units:

Mandatory Units:

Social Care Theory for Practice (2 credits)

Social Policy and its Application to Social Services Provision (1 credit)

Psychology for Social Care Practice (1 credit)

Sociology for Social Care Practice (1 credit)

Social Care: Graded Unit 1 (1 credit)

Optional Units = 2 credits

Understanding and Supporting Behaviour (1 credit)

Protection of Individuals from Possible Harm and Abuse (1 credit)

We require the training to take place on-site in a classroom environment.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=293437.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

261400 Training and Conferences

120 Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

We envisage up to 40 candidates being presented in the next 3 years.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Please see attached ITT.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

293437

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
14-03-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 21-03-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

All enquiries concerning the Tender are to be submitted via the Public Contracts Scotland Website ‘Question & Answer’ Section.

Responses should be submitted in an electronic format via the ‘post-box’ on the Public Contracts Scotland website. No other method will be accepted.

(SC Ref:293437)

5.2

Additional Documentation

HNC in Social Care ITT – FINAL – v1.0 (28.02.14)

5.3

Publication date of this notice

28-02-2014