Green Deal Adviser Training under the Sector Priority Fund Pilot Scheme 2012
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has made available funding to support the training and qualification of Green Deal Advisors, Domestic and non-Domestic, across Great Britain in order to ensure that a sufficient number of “go early” qualified and certificated Green Deal Advisors are available.
The Government’s flagship Green Deal is due to be launched in the autumn of 2012. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has made available funding to support the training and qualification of Green Deal Advisors, Domestic and non-Domestic, across Great Britain in order to ensure that a sufficient number of “go early” qualified and certificated Green Deal Advisors are available.
Asset Skills, the Sector Skills Council responsible for the Built Environment has been asked to manage the delivery of this project throughout Great Britain
Asset Skills has developed a plan which seeks to deliver up to 1000 qualified Green Deal Advisors utilising the most up to date qualifications.
The Welsh Government wishes to build upon and reinforce this initiative in Wales and has agreed to fund the delivery of a further 60 qualifications in addition to the 60 qualifications being delivered throughout Wales by the DECC project. The additional places will be funded by the Welsh Governments Sector Priority Fund http://wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills/skillsandtraining/sectorskillscouncils/?lang=en which has already seen considerable success in bringing much needed qualifications into many sectors of the economy of Wales.
It is these 60 additional Green Deal Adviser qualifications to which this tender specification refers.
Aimed at supporting the development of Green Deal Advisors in small and medium sized enterprises Asset Skills seeks learning providers to train 60 Green Deal Advisors targeted as shown below across the following regions:
North Wales – 20 qualifications
South east Wales – 40 qualifications
North Wales: Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Wrexham, North Ceredigion, North Powys.
South East Wales: Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, The Vale of Glamorgan, Torfaen, South Powys.
Training providers may tender for either or both regions.
N.B. Potential tenderers must have previous experience of delivering Energy Assessor qualifications or similar enrgy related qualifications
Classification of contract (CPV codes)
80000000 – Education and training services.
80300000 – Higher education services.
80400000 – Adult and other education services.
80500000 – Training services.
80530000 – Vocational training services.
80540000 – Environmental training services.
Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents
SECTION IV: Administrative Information
Asset Skills are seeking experienced Training providers or Partnerships/Consortia with experience of delivering high quality training in the energy field. A full definition of the qualification is provided in the Tender Specification available to be downloaded from http://www.assetskills.org/GreenSkills/GDATrainingWales/GDAdvisorTrainingWales.aspx along with the relevant Tender Documents.
Tender Documents and Tender Specification will be available to be downloaded until the 29th June 2012.