Tender for Digital Apprentice Pilot Scheme – Health Education Scheme

Tender for Digital Apprentice Pilot Scheme – Health Education Scheme

Health Education England are inviting bidders to submit a tender response to design, develop and deliver a model for recruiting non graduates into entry level digital roles, via apprenticeships.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Education and training services

2020/S 194-470523

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Health Education England
Postal address: 1st Floor, Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: LS1 4PL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Ann Lewis
E-mail: Ann.Lewis@hee.nhs.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://hee.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://hee.nhs.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e63acd8e-43b5-ea11-8103-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=e63acd8e-43b5-ea11-8103-005056b64545

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:

Digital Apprentice Pilot Scheme

 

Reference number: DN480979

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000 Education and training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Health Education England are inviting bidders to submit a tender response to design, develop and deliver a model for recruiting non graduates into entry level digital roles, via apprenticeships. The purpose of the pilot is to determine the best route to recruit, select and appoint learners into vacant digital, data and technology roles within the health and care system and to establish a pipeline of talent for future development within the system. The pilot will demonstrate collaborative working across its region and gain consensus across the patch for a standardised approach to recruiting learners onto digital apprenticeships and establish the vendor qualification as the basic entry level qualification sought for the informatics career pathway. It will also determine a pathway to continue their development onto graduate routes, such as the Digital, data and technology graduate scheme (DDaT). The pilot will establish a model which, if successful, could be adopted and replicated nationwide in 2022. The contract will be for 1 year, commencing 1 April 2021.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 350 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Health Education England are inviting bidders to submit a tender response to design, develop and deliver a model for recruiting non graduates into entry level digital roles, via apprenticeships. The purpose of the pilot is to determine the best route to recruit, select and appoint learners into vacant digital, data and technology roles within the health and care system and to establish a pipeline of talent for future development within the system. The pilot will demonstrate collaborative working across its region and gain consensus across the patch for a standardised approach to recruiting learners onto digital apprenticeships and establish the vendor qualification as the basic entry level qualification sought for the informatics career pathway. It will also determine a pathway to continue their development onto graduate routes, such as the Digital, data and technology graduate scheme (DDaT). The pilot will establish a model which, if successful, could be adopted and replicated nationwide in 2022. The contract will be for 1 year, commencing 1 April 2021.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Dependent on the outcomes of the pilot will decided the option for renewal.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 12:10

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Health Education England
Town: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/10/2020