Tender for Accredited Online Digital Skills Learning Package

Tender for Accredited Online Digital Skills Learning Package

Provide Online Recruitment and Learning Services for Glasgow Kelvin College.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: E-learning services

2019/S 213-524125

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Glasgow Kelvin College
Postal address: 123 Flemington St
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82
Postal code: G21 4TD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alees@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1416305000

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Online Recruitment and Learning Services for Glasgow Kelvin College

Reference number: CS-GKC065

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80420000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The College requires a contractor to provide an accredited online digital skills learning package and which can identify and recruit eligible learners onto the programme. The key priorities are the upskilling of workers in low paid employment and developing the digital skills of employees and capacity of business.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM82

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contractor shall provide the following services:

— identification of employers in the Glasgow region and beyond which would consider allowing their employees to undertake this digital training,

— identify specific employees and secure their commitment to undertaking the learning programme. The college expects that circa 1 500 learners will be enrolled in an academic year,

— provide awarding body approved on-line distance learning resources which develop digital skills in learners and digital capacity in businesses and include approved assessment materials. These resources should enable learners to attain recognised qualifications and to progress to other related general and/or vocational qualifications,

— an on-line learning resource that shall enable the learner to be able to be complete within 12 weeks and 150 hours and shall be compatible with Glasgow Kelvin College’s Moodle platform.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The contractors shall provide the required services for a period of 3 years commencing on the 1.3.2020. There will be two (2) additional option periods of 12 months at the sole discretion of the College and subject to the contractor’s performance.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Criteria for participation are detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

The contractor shall be recognised as a provider of training for the following awarding bodies:

— Scottish Qualifications Authority,

— City and Guilds,

— NCFE,

— SCQF,

— Pearson/Edexcel..

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Most economically advantageous compliant tender.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 26/11/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=602863

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

(SC Ref:602863)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Glasgow Kelvin College
Postal address: 123 Flemington St
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G21 4TD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alees@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1416305000Internet address: https://www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Glasgow Kelvin College
Postal address: https://www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G21 4TD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alees@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1416305000Internet address: https://www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Glasgow Kelvin College
Postal address: https://www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G21 4TD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: alees@glasgowkelvin.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1416305000Internet address: https://www.glasgowkelvin.ac.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/10/2019