Traineeship Programme for Eligible 16-18 year Olds Students – Worcestershire

Traineeship Programme for Eligible 16-18 year Olds Students – Worcestershire

Worcestershire County Council requires provision of a Traineeship Programme for eligible 16-18 year olds students to enable them to progress into apprenticeships or employment.

United Kingdom-Worcester: Education and training services

2020/S 077-183171

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Worcestershire County Council
Postal address: Spetchley Road
Town: Worcester
NUTS code: UKG12
Postal code: WR5 2NP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: procurement@worcestershire.gov.uk
E-mail: droe@worcestershire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1905844896
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://worcestershire.gov.uk/tendering

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/worcestershire/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/worcestershire/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Traineeship Programme for Eligible 16-18 year Olds Students

Reference number: WCC 00001937

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Worcestershire County Council requires provision of a Traineeship Programme for eligible 16-18 year olds students to enable them to progress into apprenticeships or employment with training, preferably within the Council.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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)

80000000
80530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG12
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Worcestershire County Council requires provision of a Traineeship Programme for eligible 16-18 year olds students to enable them to progress into apprenticeships or employment with training, preferably within the Council. The programme will consist of individually tailored training which conforms to a Traineeship Programme, which is expected to have a focused period of work preparation, English and Maths accreditation and high-quality work experience (WEX) within the Council. The Council draws down funding for Study Programmes and Traineeships from the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) based on a national funding formula which includes consideration of previous success. Funding to the successful Service Provider will align to the per student funding formula introduced by the ESFA in 2019–20.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Commercial / Weighting: 100
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/07/2020
End: 31/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

May be extended for up to a further 3 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

May be extended for up to a further 3 years.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Study Programmes and Traineeships from the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

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

List and brief description of conditions:
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)Description

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: yes
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: 22/05/2020
Local time: 16:00
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 01/07/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/05/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England Wales & NI
Postal address: Court of England & Wales, Strand, City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/04/2020