Engineering Training Framework – Ministry of Defence

Engineering Training Framework – Ministry of Defence

To deliver BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate) and Foundation Degree.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Education and training services

2020/S 087-209397

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, DE&S Mat Strat
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood (South),, NH1 #1261, Spruce 2B
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK11
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Commercial Team
E-mail: DESTECH-Comrcl-TEAM@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067962477
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ministryofdefence.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.ministryofdefence.com
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

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Engineering Training Framework

Reference number: CCDT/669

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Expressions of Interest are invited for financial year 20/21 closing on 5 June 2020, reopening on 1 February 2021 for organisations to be added to a framework to meet DE&S requirement for engineering training in various UK locations. The framework has been split into 8 lots, awarding qualifications to various levels. These include but are not limited to BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate) and Foundation Degree. We envisage a 4-year framework agreement. The engineering function are allocated GBP 3 m per year for engineering training on a limit of liability basis. Cyber Security Reference: RAR-2B324YFW.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Training requirements will be identified on a case by case basis, then issued to the framework lot suppliers as an RFQ following approval of internal business cases. Internal travel and subsistence costs will be added to completed RFQ’s provide an overall cost for the training requirement. The requirement will then be placed with a provider on a value for money basis using the total overall cost.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mechanical engineering

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Electronics,

Electrical,

Electrical and electronic,

Electrical power engineering,

Electrical power systems engineering

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cyber security engineering,

Cyber security and management,

Software engineering,

Computer science,

Computing and I.T,

Computer and software techniques in engineering CAE.

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Marine engineering,

Naval architecture,

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Aerodynamics (flight dynamics)

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Environmental policy and management,

Environmental engineering,

Environmental management and tech,

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Engineering management,

Engineering project management.

Various levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Further Education

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK11
Main site or place of performance:

Bristol, City of.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Safety critical systems,

Engineering design,

Engineering,

Thermal power,

Polymer science and technology,

Materials.

Various Levels including but not limited BEng (Hons), MEng (Hons), HNC (Higher National Certificate), ONC (Ordinary National Certificate and Foundation Degree.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:

After expressing your interest, learning providers will be asked to provide accreditation’s for delivering training. The standard contracting conditions 2 will be agreed between the parties.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

After expressing your interest, suppliers will be asked to provide accreditation’s and on acceptance of standard conditions to SC2, will be added to a training Framework.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Required accreditations to deliver the training.

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:

Suppliers must retain accreditation throughout the term of the contract.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 05/06/2020
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: 05/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

To be submitted via DE&S Tender Board in accordance with DEFFORM 48 (Tender Label)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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

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

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following access code: AUK5CG449N.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-202051-DCB-16475815

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DE&S Mat Strat, DE&S Mat Strat
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood (South), NH1 #1261, Spruce 2B
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kirsty.tarling100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067981086

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DE&S Mat Strat, DE&S Mat Strat
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood (South), NH1 #1261, Spruce 2B
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kirsty.tarling100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067981086

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Should suppliers miss the 1 June 2020 Expressions of interest date it will open on 1 February 2021 for training courses in Financial year 2021/22.

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

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DE&S Mat Strat, DE&S Mat Strat
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood (South), NH1 #1261, Spruce 2B
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: kirsty.tarling100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067981086

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/05/2020