Liverpool City Council Learning and Development Framework 2020

Liverpool City Council Learning and Development Framework 2020

We are currently looking for training suppliers to become part of a Framework to deliver technical ICT courses and project and programme management courses.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2019/S 247-609565

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Liverpool City Council
Postal address: 4th Floor, Cunard Building
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD72
Postal code: L3 1DS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Greg Nixon
E-mail: greg.nixon@liverpool.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1512330591
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.liverpool.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Learning and Development Framework

Reference number: DN450381

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking providers to deliver training requirements for internal Liverpool City Council Employees via liaison with the learning and development department.

Liverpool City Council is committed to being an employer of choice and an Investor in people. Development of our staff is an investment for the future and the City Council recognises that everyone needs support, training and development. The inclusive growth plan, launched in March 2018, describes how our city and the Council will be transformed to deliver our vision and priorities. The transformation plan includes an action to develop our workforce as our greatest asset and we need to ensure they are inspired and have the necessary skills to successfully deliver our transformation agenda whilst also meeting mandatory and legislative requirements and responsibilities.

Lot 1: Health and Safety;

Lot 2: Technical ICT Skills.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health and Safety

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80560000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD72

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Liverpool City Council is committed to being an employer of choice and an investor in people. Development of our staff is an investment for the future and the City Council recognises that everyone needs support, training and development. The Inclusive growth plan, launched in March 2018, describes how our city and the Council will be transformed to deliver our vision and priorities. The Transformation plan includes an action to develop our workforce as our greatest asset and we need to ensure they have the necessary skills to successfully deliver our transformation agenda whilst also meeting mandatory and legislative requirements and responsibilities.

To ensure our staff can access the necessary training and development required, we are currently looking for training suppliers to become part of a Health and Safety training framework.

Health and safety

We require training suppliers who are able to deliver a range of health and safety courses to ensure our workforce have the knowledge and skills to minimise risk and manage safe working environments.

In order to bid for the training courses contained within this lot, suppliers must be able to offer and deliver a core set of training courses delivered either via public courses attendance or in house delivery. The appointed providers may be asked to deliver additional Health and Safety training either via public course attendance or in house delivery.

Suppliers must be able to provide public training courses at a venue within the Liverpool City Council boundary to ensure staff travel is kept to a minimum to reduce associated costs. Training courses will need to be delivered throughout the year to meet certification renewal requirements, therefore, suppliers must be able to offer a minimum of one public training course per quarter for each course listed below:

— first aid at work,

— first aid re-qualification,

— emergency first aid at work,

— food safety and hygiene Level 2.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Technical ICT Skills

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80533100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD72

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Liverpool City Council is committed to being an employer of choice and an investor in people. Development of our staff is an investment for the future and the City Council recognises that everyone needs support, training and development. The Inclusive growth plan, launched in March 2018, describes how our city and the Council will be transformed to deliver our vision and priorities. The transformation plan includes an action to develop our workforce as our greatest asset and we need to ensure they are inspired and have the necessary skills to successfully deliver our transformation agenda. We need to ensure our staff can access relevant technical and specialist ICT and project management skills whenever they need them.

We are currently looking for training suppliers to become part of a framework to deliver technical ICT courses and project and programme management courses to ensure our staff can access the necessary training and development so they can obtain the right level of skill to enable them to support delivery of the transformation plan.

Technical ICT skills

To ensure our ICT department have access to training to gain the knowledge and skills to be able to deliver and manage effective ICT solutions, we require training suppliers who are able to deliver a range of courses.

In order to bid for training courses contained within this lot, suppliers must be able to offer a core set of training courses via public delivery within a 40 mile radius of L3 1AH:

Suppliers may also provide the non-core services as and where available, however this will not be a prerequisite of the contract award.

Technical ICT — core courses:

— ITIL service management training up to ITIL expert level,

— Cisco fixed and wireless technologies up to CCIE,

— Microsoft desktop and server operating systems up to MCSE,

— Microsoft application software – Exchange, SCCM, Office 365, etc. up to MCSE,

— VMWare up to VCAP.

Security Training – core courses

— CompTIA Security+,

— Certified Ethical Hacker V10,

— CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional.

Additional Technical ICT Non-core courses:

— Avaya technologies including CS1K, Meridian and Contact Centre Manager,

— Apple Technician Training for desktop technologies up to ACMT,

— Solaris operating systems up to oracle specialist,

— Storage (SAN and NAS), backup and archiving technologies.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Cabinet Office
Postal address: 70 Whitehall
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2AS
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/12/2019