Training Providers for Delivery of an Adult Training Programme – Supplier Engagement 11 August 2020

Training Providers for Delivery of an Adult Training Programme – Supplier Engagement 11 August 2020

In order to provide more information and answer questions relating to this opportunity we would like to invite potential participants to a supplier engagement session on August 11th August 3-4 p.m. via Microsoft Teams.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Training services

2020/S 147-362116

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: West Yorkshire Combined Authority
Postal address: Wellington House, 40-50, Wellington Street
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE4 West Yorkshire
Postal code: LS1 2DE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@westyorks-ca.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

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:

Training Providers for Delivery of an Adult Training Programme (Digital, Construction and Engineering Sectors)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000 Training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking training providers to deliver an adult training programme designed to encourage and support employed individuals into the Leeds City region key and growth sectors of digital, construction and engineering. The training will include employer input and engagement at every stage to ensure the content is ‘fit for purpose’ and gives direct lines of sight to progression and employment opportunities. The target learner audience will include career changers, returners and under-utilised graduates. For additional context please see https://futuregoals.co.uk/reboot/ Courses will be accredited and listed on the Regulation Qualification Framework (RQF). The provider/s must be able to offer a flexible delivery model of both face-to-face and virtual. Training programmes must be available to learners across Leeds City Region including York and North Yorkshire Delivery is anticipated to commence in October 2020 with an end date of December 2021 Applications from consortia will be encouraged, but suppliers cannot include any sub-contracting arrangements. The anticipated range of expenditure through this contract, which is estimated and not guaranteed will be from GBP 800 000-GBP 1.6 million. Please note that this procurement activity is a majority funded programme and its progression is subject to external funding and internal governance approvals. In order to provide more information and answer questions relating to this opportunity we would like to invite potential participants to a supplier engagement session on August 11th August 3-4 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Please contact Frances.Burkinshaw@westyorks-ca.gov.uk for to confirm attendance and a meeting invitation will be sent through to you.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 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)

80500000 Training services
80521000 Training programme services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE4 West Yorkshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking training providers to deliver an adult training programme designed to encourage and support employed individuals into the Leeds City region key and growth sectors of digital, construction and engineering. The training will include employer input and engagement at every stage to ensure the content is ‘fit for purpose’ and gives direct lines of sight to progression and employment opportunities. The target learner audience will include career changers, returners and under-utilised graduates. For additional context please see https://futuregoals.co.uk/reboot/ Courses will be accredited and listed on the Regulation Qualification Framework (RQF). The provider/s must be able to offer a flexible delivery model of both face-to-face and virtual. Training programmes must be available to learners across Leeds City Region including York and North Yorkshire Delivery is anticipated to commence in October 2020 with an end date of December 2021 Applications from consortia will be encouraged, but suppliers cannot include any sub-contracting arrangements. The anticipated range of expenditure through this contract, which is estimated and not guaranteed will be from GBP 800 000-GBP 1.6 million. Please note that this procurement activity is a majority funded programme and its progression is subject to external funding and internal governance approvals. In order to provide more information and answer questions relating to this opportunity we would like to invite potential participants to a supplier engagement session on August 11th August 3-4 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. Please contact Frances.Burkinshaw@westyorks-ca.gov.uk for to confirm attendance and a meeting invitation will be sent through to you.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

28/07/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/07/2020