HSE Training Tender

HSE Training Tender

HSE is seeking to modernise delivery of its in-house training programme for regulatory inspectors.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Specialist training services

2016/S 107-191556

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Building 6.4 Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle
For the attention of: Tommy Johnson
L20 7HS Liverpool
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1519515803
E-mail: procurement@hse.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1519514141

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hse.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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: regulation of health and safety in the workplace

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Regulators Training Programme Modernisation.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bootle, UK.

NUTS code UKD53

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

HSE is seeking to modernise delivery of its in-house training programme for regulatory inspectors and requires support from a contractor to assist in transforming the current learning materials so that they can be delivered in a more blended learning environment through a learning management system. HSE also requires the contractor to host and provide access to these materials. Additionally HSE is also seeking support to up-skill its own staff to take on a greater role in the future development of such materials.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80510000, 72000000, 48310000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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: Full details will be provided in tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details will be provided in tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details will be provided in tender documentation.
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract


IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.7.2016 – 13:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.7.2016 – 13:00
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


IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 4.7.2016 – 13:00


Bootle, UK.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

Interested parties should note that although the deadline for accessing the tender documents for this opportunity is 4.7.2016, the deadline for submitting completed tender documents is 4.7.2016 (13:00) and tenders must be submitted by this deadline regardless of when the tender documents are accessed. To register your interest in this opportunity and obtain the tender documents please email procurement@hse.gov.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Eleri James
6.4 Redgrave Court, Merton Road
L20 7HS Bootle
United Kingdom
E-mail: eleri.james@hse.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1519514776
Fax: +44 1519514141

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:



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