Tender for Delivery of Professional Qualification in Probation

Tender for Delivery of Professional Qualification in Probation

Delivery, and award of the level 6 degree honours/graduate diploma known as ‘the Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP)’.

Community Justice Learning

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Research and development services and related consultancy services – 73000000
    • Probation services – 75231240
    • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security – 79000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Wales

Value of contract

£10,000,000

Procurement reference

tender_253720/955879

Published date

29 April 2021

Closing date

2 June 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

27 July 2021

Contract end date

26 July 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

This procurement is subject to the ‘Light Touch Regime’ and, the procurement will therefore be governed by Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Nothing should be inferred from the fact that a full contract notice has been published or that reference is made to the Open Procedure.

The Authority invites you to take part in this procurement for the delivery, and award of the level 6 degree honours/graduate diploma known as “the Professional Qualification in Probation (PQiP)” for intakes in November 2021 and March 2022 (with possible extension). The qualification is undertaken by all trainee Probation Officers (Learners) employed by the Probation Service across England and Wales. The Probation Service is increasing trainee recruitment (from c.600 to 1200-1500 annually) in order to qualify probation officers at the scale and pace needed to match the Criminal Justice System demand. The course is to be delivered via a blended model that is majority distance learning.

Lots are available to deliver learning within 3 Geographical Areas, coterminous with the twelve newly formed NPS Probation Regions, as further described in the ITT.

 

More information

 

Additional text
The Authority is using its electronic procurement portal, for this procurement. Documents are available only in electronic form, located at https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk (the “eSourcing tool”). To gain access to the sourcing event on Bravo, Bidders must register the names of all contacts requiring access to the sourcing event. The Authority will only communicate with Bidders via the eSourcing tool.

 

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Address

102 Petty France, Westminster
London
SW1H 9AJ
England

Email

MoJProcurementLearningandDevelopment@Justice.gov.uk