SPF Pilot 2 Workforce Development in Vehicle Diagnostics

SPF Pilot 2 Workforce Development in Vehicle Diagnostics

The IMI is seeking Colleges and/or Training Providers who wish to join their second Sector Priorities Fund Pilot designed to bring subsidised training to Motor Vehicle Repair outlets in the subject of Vehicle Diagnostics.Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

UK-Hertford: Education and training services

2013/S 025-038597

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Institute of the Motor Industry
Fanshaws, Brickendon, Hertfordshire
For the attention of: Colin Williams
SG13 8PQ Hertford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7824481332
Fax: +44 1992511548

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.motor.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: UK Sector Skills Council
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

SPF Pilot 2 Workforce Development in Vehicle Diagnostics
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
NUTS code UKL

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The IMI is seeking Colleges and/or Training Providers who wish to join their second Sector Priorities Fund Pilot designed to bring subsidised training to Motor Vehicle Repair outlets in the subject of Vehicle Diagnostics.Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80500000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

It is required that the successful organisation will deliver bespoke courses of duration from 15 to 45 guided learning hours. These courses must lead to the participant being successful against QAA criteria supplied by IMI Awards. Courses will be pitched at Level 3. However, otherwise the successful Provider will be at liberty to devise or utilise their own innovative solutions to this skills development provision.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 20 000 and 142 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 22 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) bank statement and/or evidence of professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of principal deliveries effected or services provided in the last 3 years and evidence of delivery;
(e) educational and professional qualifications of the supplier and staff responsible for performing the contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The successful Provider will ideally have proven and successful experience in the creation and deliver of bespoke training interventions in the Automotive Sector.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 2: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The four candidate providers scoring the highest in the completion of the Tender Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SPFP2WDVD.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 25.2.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

25.3.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
Other: Welsh
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 33751.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:31.1.2013