National Enforcement Training for Environment Agency

National Enforcement Training for Environment Agency

The Environment Agency currently has a programme of 16 modules in relation to Enforcement Training. The course length varies from 1-5 days. We may require a refresh and review of the existing courses to ensure they are up to date with legislation and are delivered in an engaging manner.

Reference number: EAAA – 9BAJM8 – AB

Deadline date:11/10/2013

This deadline is for… Registering an interest in tendering

Contract value:£1,000,000 – £1,500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Environment Agency

 

Description of the contract

The Environment Agency currently has a programme of 16 modules in relation to Enforcement Training. The course length varies from 1-5 days. We may require a refresh and review of the existing courses to ensure they are up to date with legislation and are delivered in an engaging manner. At this time we wish to invite expressions of interest from potential providers. A full specification of requirements and further information regarding the tender will be issued in due course. The Environment Agency (EA) is seeking to appoint a provider to deliver national enforcement training for our 2500 warranted staff. The delivery model may be by a single organisation, an organisation with sub contracting arrangements or via a consortium bid. All approaches are welcomed. The EA will provide course materials and subject matter expertise to support this contract. The EA requires fit for purpose, up-to-date training courses which reflect changes in policy and legislation. The supplier will be responsible for providing strategy, consultancy, design, development, implementation, maintenance and support services throughout the life of the contract. The successful training provider must be in a position to deliver the following 5 courses from the 1st of March 2014: • Essential Enforcement Course • PACE and legal procedures (full initial course) • PACE and legal procedures refresher (non fisheries) • PACE and legal procedures for fisheries (full initial course) • PACE and legal procedures refresher for fisheries Along with, as soon as possible thereafter, the delivery of the following courses: • Evidence gathering & CPIA • Court, warrants, case files & pleas • Preparing for court and giving evidence • Investigating businesses • Investigative interviewing and taking statements (Part one) • Advanced investigative interviewing (Part two) • PACE and legal procedures for waterways • PACE and legal procedures refresher for Producer Responsibility • Expert Evidence/Witness • PACE for IWS taskforce project • Waste Foundation for IWS taskforce project Aim: To provide our staff with training in enforcement policy and legal procedures to ensure that they can complete their enforcement roles in a safe, legally compliant manner. Objectives: Successful delivery of these programmes will achieve the following: • Trainees will feel confident about dealing with enforcement issues; • The courses are complimentary; • The courses are built to suit the Environment Agency’s requirements; • The course content is continually linked to the trainees’ role profiles; • The provider must be able to deliver the courses with at least the frequency specified in each course outline; • The provider should be able to deliver these courses in multiple locations; • We know that our objectives have been met (through evaluation and assessment). If you believe you can deliver this requirement please express your interest in email on or before the closing date to Andrew Brentley (andrew.brentley@environment-agency.gov.uk), giving full contact name, company name, address, email and telephone number. Please also subject head your email with the Contract Ref: EAAA – 9BAJM8 and title Enforcement Training Please note: We have a new E-tendering system that you as a supplier will be required to register on to be part of the requirement going forward. I will send you registration guidance in response to your email – Thank you.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

80510000 Specialist training services

80511000 Staff training services

80500000 Training services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 60 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Andrew Brentley

Organisation name Environment Agency

Address Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol, BS1 5AH

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How to apply

Please note no further information is available at this time. If you believe you can deliver this requirement please express your interest in email on or before the closing date to Andrew Brentley (andrew.brentley@environment-agency.gov.uk), giving full contact name, company name, address, email and telephone number. Please also subject head your email with the Contract Ref: EAAA – 9BAJM8 and title Enforcement Training Please note: We have a new E-tendering system that you as a supplier will be required to register on to be part of the requirement going forward. I will send you registration guidance in response to your email. Once you have registered with the Environment Agency electronic e- tendering system through www.sell2ea.com, your registration will be verified and a password issued within 72 hours. A full specification and supplier selection criteria stage will be publushed onto the electronic tendering system by mid October.