Provision of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Training

Provision of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Training

Delivery of classroom based CIPS training in South Wales for levels 4, 5 and 6 for the academic year 2012-13.

Procurer reference: C-010/2012/2013
Value of tender: £Undisclosed
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
Contract Type
Name of the organisation
The Welsh Ministers
Contact Name
Mary White
Welsh Assembly Government, Value Wales, Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ
Web Address
Service category
24 Education and vocational education services
Is it a framework agreement?
Title of the contract
Provision of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Training
Description of the contract

Delivery of classroom based CIPS training in South Wales for levels 4, 5 & 6 for the academic year 2012-13.

The approximate number of students for each level, for the academic year 2012-13 are as follows;

Level 4 – 10

Level 5 – 14

Level 6 – 12

Consideration will also need to be given to providing more flexible routes to study, such as e-learning, blended and distance learning.

Providers MUST be CIPS accredited. Bids without this requirement will not be considered.

The awarding Authority reserves the right to request parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability

Payment terms will be indicated in the contract documents. Tenders to be priced in Sterling. Payment made in Sterling only. No special legal form required but joint and several liability assumed by all group bidders before acceptance.

The Contract will have an option to extend the duration up to a period of a further 6 months

The Welsh Assembly Government, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, will be conducting this procurement exercise through the etenderwales portal Tender documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal. If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution helpdesk is available on:

Email: Phone: 0800 368 4850 / Fax: 020 7060 0480

Place / site of work / delivery
South Wales (predominantly)

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
80570000 – Personal development training services.

Contract Length
Period in month/s
12 with the option to extend for up to a further 6 months
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents

SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers


– Go to


– The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

– Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.

– The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.

– On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

– The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

– In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

– Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

– Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

– If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

– Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

– Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

– Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

– Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm


– Once logged in you must click on ‘PQQs Open to all Suppliers’

– The etender references for this contract are: Project_23296 and ITT_36198

– Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in expressing an interest, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the PQQ from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My PQQ’s’ on the home page.

– You will then see the full details of the PQQ in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

– Should you have any questions on the PQQ, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Reference Number
Deadline Date
Deadline date refers to
Receipt of Tenders
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract