Technical Training Services MOD
Enabling Contract for Technical (Instructor) Manpower in support of DCAE Training.
UK-High Wycombe: technical training services
Section I: Contracting authority
Commands and Centre, DE&S
RAF High Wycombe, Nimrod Building, 3 Site
For the attention of: Vanessa Sephton
HP14 4UE High Wycombe
Telephone: +44 1494494387
Fax: +44 1494494400
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
NUTS code UKG35
The primary task within this reqirement is to deliver practical training in maintenance and repair, and theoretical elements of Aeronautical Engineering to groups of military and civilian students in the trades of Mechanical (Airframes, Propulsion), Avionic and Survival Equipment. additionally the requirement includes the provision of training support to meet the business need, including lesson preparation, planning and course maintenance to ensure that all the required elements of the training package are delivered within the set timescales.
Provision of approximately 20 Trainers will be required to have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship or completed a period of recognised training and obtained an ONC, BTEC, SCOTVEC, CGLI or equivalent with at least 5 years practical and management experience in one or more engineering disciplines.
The contract will run initially from 1.10.2012 to 31.3.2014 with 3 one year options. The MOD is planning to award this contract in August 2012 for commencement on 1.10.2012.
Companies expressing an interest may be subject to a pre-qualification questionnaire.
Description of these options: An 18 month contract with 3 one year option years. Provisional timetable for recourse to these options: in months: 36 (from the award of the contract).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work.
Information requested at lll.2, lll.2.2 & lll.2.3 will be required at the pre-qualification questionnaire stage where one may be requested in order to identify the tender panel.
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Trainers will be required to have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship or completed a period of recognised training and obtained an ONC, BTEC, SCOTVEC, CGLI or equivalent with at least 5 years practical and management experience in one or more engineering disciplines.
Section IV: Procedure
Additional information about electronic auction: Yes. A Reverse Auction, conducted using electronic means, may be used as part of the procurement process for this requirement. Specific relevant information on Reverse Auction usage will be given in the Invitation to Tender.
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk. GO Reference: GO-2012221-DCB-3729833.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.2.2012