Training Services for New Roads and Streetworks Act

Training Services for New Roads and Streetworks Act

Leicester City Council wishes to appoint a training organisation to deliver competence based courses that covers assessment of all the key elements in the New Road & Streetworks Act (NRSA).

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Competent Based Courses – New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA)
Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 29/10/2012
Est. End Date: 30/11/2012

Description

Leicester City Council wishes to appoint a training organisation to deliver competence based courses that covers assessment of all the key elements in the New Road & Streetworks Act (NRSA).

The organisation shall provide the following as part of the competence based courses:

Operative units
• Unit 001 – Avoidance of underground apparatus incorporating plans, diagrams, apparatus, use of equipment
• Unit 002 – Signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination procedures
• Unit 003 – Excavation in the highway, Road types, materials, specifications and techniques
• Unit 004 – Reinstatement and compaction of backfill
• Unit 005 – Reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials. Road types, specification, material types
• Unit 006 – Reinstatement of cold-lay bituminous materials. Types of materials, specification, laying practices.
• Unit 007 – Reinstate Bituminous hot lay, check material temperature. Check depth of cavity. Tools heated, place materials to required finish levels, select correct compaction plant.
• Unit 009 – Reinstate modular surfaces and concrete footways. Remove existing surfaces and clean modules. Rectify any defects in the sub-base. Place bedding material and screed. Compact to the required levels. Complete concrete surfaces to the required finish.
Supervisors units
• Unit 001 – as above.
• Unit 010 – Monitoring of signing, lighting and guarding, code of practice, co-ordination, procedures
• Unit 011 – Monitoring of excavation in the highway. Road types, materials, specifications, procedures
• Unit 012 – Monitoring of reinstatement and compaction of backfill
• Unit 013 – Monitoring reinstatement of sub-base and road base in non-bituminous materials. Road types, specification, material types
• Unit 014 – Monitoring reinstatement of bituminous materials. Types of materials, specifications, laying techniques
• Unit 016 – Monitoring reinstatement of modular surfaces and concrete footways.

The requirement currently are:

9 “Renewals” courses (mixed – around 2 Supervisors and 7 operatives); and

5 “New” courses ( supervisors).

The successful organisation must be able to train both Operatives and Supervisors on both New (5 days) and Renewals (2 days) courses.

All prices should have a breakdown of costs and to include any test material, text books, cards, postage and any other on-costs.

Also, organisations are asked to quote for any refreshments and lunch etc, if applicable.

Venue for the location must be Leicester (please state the arrangement).

On completion of the courses, the organisation must provide certificates to the successful delegates, along with notifying Leicester City Council of the full results of these competent based courses.

Organisations wishing to apply must be NRSRA Accredited, please provide copies of accreditations with the Quotation.

Please complete the quotation form (link to the document is below) and return to procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk in order to be considered for this work.

Only quotations on the form below will be accepted. However, any supporting documents will be considered.

This should be returned by 9.00am on 28 September 2012 at the very latest.

Organisations are asked to regularly check this opportunity on Source Leicestershire for any updates. Any advertised opportunity might be updated or removed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances.
 

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Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Quotation
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Training & Conferences,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

28 September 2012

10 days

Submission Return By

28 September 2012

10 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Amina Laher, 0116 252 6304
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG

This contract is being managed by Leicester City Council . To request documentation contact procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk