Green Deal Adviser Training under the Sector Priority Fund Pilot Scheme 2012

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.

Procurer reference: ASGDA Wales 0003
Value of tender: £Undisclosed
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
Yes
Contract Type
Services
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
Asset Skills
Contact Name
Lucy Radford
Address
2 The Courtyard, 48 New Road
Town
Exeter
Postcode
EX4 4 EP
Phone
01392 423 399
EMail
greendealwales@assetskills.org
Web Address
http://www.assetskills.org
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Service category
24
Title of the contract
Green Deal Adviser Training under the Sector Priority Fund Pilot Scheme 2012
Description of the contract

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

Place / site of work / delivery
Throughout South East Wales and/or North Wales

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.

Contract Length
Starting date:
16.07.2012
and/or Ending date
31.12.2012
SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers

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.

Reference Number
ASGDA Wales 0003
Deadline Date
06.07.2012
Deadline date refers to
Receipt of Tenders. An Electronic tender( Word Document) and 3 hard copies must be submitted.
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
Yes
Sector Priority Fund Pilot 2012
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract
Notice Resources
WEFO Funded