Tender for Police Now Graduate Diploma in Professional Policing Practice

Tender for Police Now Graduate Diploma in Professional Policing Practice

The co-delivery and accreditation of the Police Now Graduate Diploma in Professional Policing Practice.

United Kingdom-London: Higher education services

2018/S 147-336715

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Police Now
1 Ropemaker Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anna Carlisle
Telephone: +44 7921438033
E-mail: anna.carlisle@policenow.org.uk
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: www.policenow.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.policenow.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The co-delivery and accreditation of the Police Now Graduate Diploma in Professional Policing Practice

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Development, accreditation and co-delivery of the Police Now programme at level 6 (120 credits) as a Graduate diploma in Professional policing practice

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

England & Wales

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Police Now is a charity whose mission is to transform communities, reduce crime and increase public confidence in policing, by recruiting and developing an outstanding and diverse group of individuals to be leaders in society and on the policing frontline. Police Now delivers its mission through a two-year National leadership development programme which recruits, trains and develops the very best graduates and career changers into outstanding neighbourhood police officers.

Following the launch of the Police education qualifications framework, Police Now seeks a partner HEI who can:

Work with Police Now to co-deliver a 2-year graduate programme, accredited at Level 6 as a Graduate diploma in Professional policing practice

Demonstrate expertise in topics and skills that currently feature in the Police Now curriculum, such as criminology, evidence-based policing, communication skills, digital policing

Be open to innovative methods of learning and assessment.

Help us develop a programme and learning package suitable for distance learning.

Deliver training over geographically disparate areas.

Work closely with the Police Now programme team to ensure that session content and delivery is in line with Police Now’s ethos and policing’s unique values.

Recognise the specific skills and needs of our participants as learners and newly appointed police constables working in the neighbourhood policing context.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 07/09/2018
Local time: 17:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/09/2018
Local time: 17:00


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Bidders will wish to note that Police Now is running a tender a process based on the Open procedure but under the light-touch regime.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Police Now
1 Ropemaker Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7921438033
E-mail: anna.carlisle@policenow.org.ukInternet address: www.policenow,org.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Police Now
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: