Language Training Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Language Training Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Language training delivery including administration. UK-London: provision of language courses

2012/S 67-109972

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
For the attention of: Martyn Redway
SW1A 2AH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070085791
E-mail: Martyn.Redway@fco.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2070080924

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.fco.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.fco.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

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

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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

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

Language training delivery including administration.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Language training delivery including administration of courses and venue(s) to HM Government (HMG) staff in a wide range of Languages to a wide range of levels. To act as the Prime Contractor for UK Language Training. Contract for 3 to 5 years.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80580000, 80000000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

1.11.2012
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.4.2012