Training Programme for Voluntary Sector

Training Programme for Voluntary Sector

Proposed Contract for the delivery of a training/support programme for the local Voluntary and Community sector. Reference number: VCS/DH/11

Deadline date: 30/03/2012

This deadline is for… return of RFQ

Contract value: £0 – £15,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Worcestershire

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Redditch Borough Council/Bromsgrove District Council


Description of the contract

We are inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified providers for the delivery of a training/support programme for the Local Voluntary & Community Sector. 1. A programme of training workshops specifically targeted at Redditch VCS – themes to be developed via consultation with local VCS organisations and Redditch Borough Council. 2. The work will also need to support the forging of stronger links with other similar interest groups across the region, and securing targeted support by specialist infrastructure from outside the area. 3. Carry out an audit of training needs regarding equality and diversity issues via consultation/evaluation within the mainstream VCS in Redditch, in readiness for future development of the training and support programme for equality good practice. It must be noted that the Council has set aside a budget of £15,000 total over a three year period (£5K per annum)




Classification of the contract

80530000 Vocational training services

80532000 Management training services

80000000 Education and training services

80500000 Training services

80550000 Safety training services

80511000 Staff training services

80521000 Training programme services

80510000 Specialist training services

79632000 Personnel-training services

80562000 First-aid training services

80560000 Health and first-aid training services

80570000 Personal development training services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 36 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Carmen Young

Address Town hall, walter Stranz Square, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8AH

Telephone 01527 548239

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

email – for a quotation document.