Health and Safety Training Services Lancashire

Health and Safety Training Services Lancashire

Lot 1 Health and Safety training courses for Lancashire County Council staff and Lancashire schools staff.
Lot 2 Health and Safety training courses for Foster Carers and Adult and Community Services or;
Lot 3 (Lot 1 and Lot 2 combined).

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and first-aid training services

2013/S 137-238226

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Lancashire County Council
Corporate Procurement, E38, PO Box 100, County Hall
Contact point(s): www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering
For the attention of: Greta Kurkuzinskaite
PR1 0LD Preston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772530407
E-mail: contractscorporate@oneconnectlimited.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

See PQQ document for further information

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

OCE/OCL – Provision of Health and Safety Training Services
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 2
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 250 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Lancashire County Council is seeking to appoint a Provider(s) to undertake the delivery of Health and Safety training courses:
Lot 1 Health and Safety training courses for Lancashire County Council staff and Lancashire schools staff.
Lot 2 Health and Safety training courses for Foster Carers and Adult and Community Services or;
Lot 3 (Lot 1 and Lot 2 combined).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80560000, 80561000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lancashire County Council is seeking to appoint a Provider(s) to undertake the delivery of Health and Safety training courses:
Lot 1 Health and Safety training courses for Lancashire County Council staff and Lancashire schools staff.
Lot 2 Health and Safety training courses for Foster Carers and Adult and Community Services or;
Lot 3 (Lot 1 and Lot 2 combined).
All framework contracts awarded for Health and Safety training courses delivery are expected to commence on 1 December 2013. The Contract will expire on the 30 November 2015. Following the initial 24 months the service will be reviewed and the framework period may be extended beyond the initial period for any number of agreed periods to a maximum of a further 24 months.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: All framework contracts awarded for Health and Safety training courses delivery are expected to commence on 1 December 2013. The Contract will expire on the 30 November 2015. Following the initial 24 months the service will be reviewed and the framework period may be extended beyond the initial period for any number of agreed periods to a maximum of a further 24 months.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Health and Safety training courses delivered to Lancashire County Council staff and Lancashire schools staff

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80560000, 80561000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Health and Safety training courses delivered to Foster Carers and Adult and Community Services

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80560000, 80561000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Combined lot: Health and Safety training courses delivered to Lancashire County Council staff, Lancashire schools staff, Foster Carers and Adult and Community Services

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80560000, 80561000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ document available at www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

GK/CORP/OCL/13/044.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.8.2013 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Applicants are encouraged to submit their responses to the Questionnaire through the e-Tendering system (www.lancashire.gov.uk/tendering). Use of this system does not require the purchase of high specification IT equipment or connections, or high level personal IT skills/capabilities. Access to the system/software and advice/training is free of charge.

Lancashire County Council intends that should all parties be in agreement, other UK Public Sector Bodies including but not limited to the following list will be permitted to access the resulting agreement;
— Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
— Blackpool Borough Council
— Burnley Borough Council
— Chorley Borough Council
— Fylde Borough Council
— Hyndburn Borough Council
— Lancaster City Council
— Pendle Borough Council
— Preston City Council
— Ribble Valley Borough Council
— Rossendale Borough Council
— South Ribble Borough Council
— West Lancashire Borough Council
— Wyre Borough Council
— Lancashire schools, colleges and academies:
http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/atoz/a_to_z/service.asp?u_id=1811&tab=1

As well as;
— Central Government Departments and their Agencies
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm

— UK Local Authorities, colleges, academies, higher education establishments (including universities) and schools;
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm

— Fire and rescue service;
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_10027464

— Police;
http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/police/

— NHS;
http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

As such, where the successful providers’ capacity and capability permits, LCC will expect the successful tenderer, when approached, to be willing to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies for the products tendered for herein, at the prices agreed as a result of this tender.
Any such contract entered into between the successful providers’ and another UK Public Sector Body will be wholly independent of both the contract and relationship between the successful providers’ and LCC, and will be entered into by the successful providers’ without any reliance on any representations made by LCC.
For the avoidance of doubt, where contracts are entered into with any third party other than LCC, LCC accepts no liability for the act or omissions of that third party with the exception of personal injury, death or fraud where such is either directly or indirectly caused as a result of LCC’s act or omission.
A provider’s capacity and capability, or even unwillingness to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies as described above will NOT affect or be considered as part of the scoring of a provider’s submission.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.7.2013