End Point Assessment for Service Personnel

End Point Assessment for Service Personnel

The provision of end point assessment to service personnel of the Royal Artillery and Army Air Corps.

United Kingdom-Andover: Education and training services

2020/S 094-225715

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Postal address: Army Headquarters, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
Town: Andover
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SP11 8HJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Tom Wherry
E-mail: Thomas.Wherry100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1264381978
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.army.mod.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.contracts.mod.uk/delta
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The Provision of End Point Assessment to Service Personnel of the Royal Artillery and Army Air Corps

Reference number: 700614368

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of end point assessment to service personnel of the Royal Artillery and Army Air Corps Undertaking the Level 2 Aviation Ground Operative (ST0037), Level 3 Aviation Ground Specialist (ST0038) and Level 4 Aviation Operations Manager (ST0039) Apprenticeship Standards

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of end point assessment to service personnel of the Royal Artillery and Army Air Corps Undertaking the Level 2 Aviation Ground Operative (ST0037), Level 3 Aviation Ground Specialist (ST0038) and Level 4 Aviation Operations Manager (ST0039) apprenticeship standards.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

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The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 19 June 2020 12.00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

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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

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

Start: 01/08/2020
End: 31/07/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of this contract may be required by the authority.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

This contract can be extended by the authority for two period(s) of up to 12 months each.

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Must be registered, to deliver the mentioned standards on: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/register-of-end-point-assessment-organisations

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: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Detailed within the DEFFORM47.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Go reference: GO-2020511-DCB-16535660

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Town: Andover
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Thomas.Wherry100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1264381978

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Town: Andover
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Thomas.Wherry100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1264381978
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Town: Andover
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Thomas.Wherry100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1264381978

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/05/2020