Tender for HAZMAT and Radiation Protection Initial Course and Re-qualification

Tender for HAZMAT and Radiation Protection Initial Course and Re-qualification

In collaboration with Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a supplier to provide initial courses and re-qualification courses to our HAZMAT and RPS officers.

United Kingdom-Llantrisant: Specialist training services

2020/S 251-634268

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Postal address: South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park
Town: Llantrisant
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Postal code: CF72 8LX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Abigail Naci
E-mail: a-naci@southwales-fire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1443232180
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.southwales-fire.gov.uk

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: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

HAZMAT and Radiation Protection Initial Course and Re-qualification

 

Reference number: SWEU031

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80510000 Specialist training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

In collaboration with Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS), South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) are looking for a supplier to provide initial courses and re-qualification courses to our HAZMAT and RPS officers. Delegates from other UK Fire and Rescue Services may also attend the courses as and when required.

All three Welsh Fire and Rescue Services require the supplier to be able to deliver Hazardous Materials Advisor (HMA) Initial courses. The services also require a radiation protection supervisor (RPS) qualification to be included within the initial HMA course.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000 Specialist training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

In collaboration with Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service (MAWWFRS) and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service (NWFRS), South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) are looking for a supplier to provide initial courses and re-qualification courses to our HAZMAT and RPS officers. Delegates from other UK Fire and Rescue Services may also attend the courses as and when required.

All three Welsh Fire and Rescue Services require the supplier to be able to deliver Hazardous Materials Advisor (HMA) Initial courses. The services also require a Radiation Protection Supervisor (RPS) qualification to be included within the initial HMA course.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Experience of delivery / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology of delivery / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will be an option to extend for a further 12 months.

 

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 02/02/2021
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: 02/02/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

This contract will be in place for an initial period of 36 months with an option to extend for a further 12 months. If extended, the new tender is likely to be advertised in late 2024. If extension is not taken, it will be advertised in late 2023.

 

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 Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=106911

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.sell2wales.gov.wales/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.

(WA Ref:106911)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/12/2020