Digital Skills for Work with Jobsearch Support

Digital Skills for Work with Jobsearch Support

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing). Reference number: UI_DWP_100320

Deadline date: 16/04/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of tenders

Contract value: £1 – £400,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: LondonWest London Jobcentre Plus District

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Department for Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing)


Description of the contract

PROVISION OF ‘DIGITAL SKILLS FOR WORK WITH JOBSEARCH SUPPORT’ CONTRACT Contract Reference: UI DWP 100320 Jobcentre Plus aims to respond to one of the priorities of the coalition government – public service reform and the devolution of power from the centre to the front line. The Flexible Support Fund (FSF) is intended to help Jobcentre Plus District Managers to deliver elements of the service in the way they see fit for their District. In particular, the FSF enables District Managers to trial different approaches to tackling worklessness. The West London District has identified a need for a training programme that provides claimants with the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills to support their jobsearch. The aim of the training programme is to provide: claimants with the knowledge and skills to access ICT devices and services; and support online job search and applications. The provision is aimed at Job Seeker Allowance claimants who have little or no Digital skills and who may not require to use these skills in the workplace but need them in order to find and effectively compete for jobs. For further information regarding this opportunity, please see the Provision of Digital Skills for Work with Jobsearch Support Contract Invitation to Tender Pack which can be accessed via the BravoSolution portal (link at top of this page) and will be available to download from 16 March 2012. Deadline for submission of tenders is 13.00 hours on 16 April 2012.




Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 12 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Alistair Douglas

Address , S1 4EP


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How to apply

See Invitation to Tender pack intructions to bidders