Mental Health Training Contract

Mental Health Training Contract

To provide mental health training to the National Citizen Service Trust workforce. 

Contract summary


    • Personnel-training services – 79632000
    • Training services – 80500000
    • Specialist training services – 80510000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£60k – £100k

Published date

03 December 2018

Closing date

17 December 2018

Contract start date

14 January 2019

Contract end date

14 January 2022

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




National Citizen Service Trust (‘NCS Trust’) is looking to appoint a supplier to provide mental health training to the National Citizen Service Trust workforce. This training should better prepare and equip our workforce to provide more robust support, around mental health, to young people on our programmes. This training needs to be delivered nationally.

The training will be face to face training using the train the trainer model. The appointed supplier will be training trainers in our network to deliver mental health training to our workforce that meets set criteria.

NCS Trust is looking to award a one (1) year contract with a possibility to extend for a further two (2) years (1+1+1) by an agreement by both parties.

The main objectives of this contract are to establish a workforce that is competent and confident in having conversations about mental health with young people, which are based on a good knowledge of common mental health/wellbeing issues that young people experience and current best practice. To provide the workforce with tools and methods they can apply in practice. To establish a workforce that understands their responsibilities, including the limits of their competence and their role.

We need a train the trainer course that can be rolled out across the UK. This will mean that the provider we choose needs to be capable of sending their instructors to various parts of the UK to deliver the train the trainer training.


About the buyer

Contact name

Georgina Stockdale


The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
W14 8DG





Other information


Link to eSourcing Portal

All documents can be found on NCS’ supplier portal under ITT_41 Train the Trainer – Mental Health Training. Please express an interest to access the documents.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.