Learning and Training Services for the Public Sector

Learning and Training Services for the Public Sector

Crown Commercial Service wishes to establish a pan government commercial agreement for the provision of learning services to be utilised by UK public sector bodies.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2020/S 065-156374

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Learning and Training Services for the Public Sector

Reference number: RM6219

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) (as the Authority) wishes to establish a pan government commercial agreement for the provision of learning services to be utilised by UK Public Sector Bodies, which includes the wider public sector and the third sector including but not limited to: local government, health, police, fire and rescue, housing associations, charities, education and devolved administrations and Central Government Departments and their arm’s length bodies and their agencies.

The aim is to provide access to a range of high-quality blended learning and development services designed to meet the needs of UK Public Sector Bodies that will cover, but will not be limited to:

— full end to end managed learning service;

— a catalogue of publicly available courses;

— sourcing of bespoke specialist training or professional qualifications;

— training and development advisory service.

Further information is included in the additional information section VI.3).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this PIN is to:

Give advance notice that CCS is intending to undertake a tendering exercise to set up a new contracting vehicle to service Public Sector Organisations for learning and development requirements.

Gauge market interest by identifying service providers and customers who would be willing to help develop this new commercial agreement.

CCS invites input around the scope of the future commercial agreement, including its lots and structure, to help inform our understanding of market requirements.

To participate in market engagement please complete the following survey which can be found here: https://forms.gle/8a5JqxsMtqGzXnA19

Please note responses must be submitted by the 30 April 2020.

The Authority reserves the right to present the requirement in the form of separate lot(s), where it determines that this is appropriate to do so.

The lotting structure of this commercial vehicle will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: