Water Resources Planning training development and delivery: Water Resources Options Appraisal and Headroom Training

Water Resources Planning training development and delivery: Water Resources Options Appraisal and Headroom Training

[Value: £10000.0 – £40000.0 | Location: United Kingdom | Deadline Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT | Development and delivery of an intermediate level training course on the options appraisal and headroom elements of water resources planning| Type: Below OJEU: Contract ]

Reference number: EA – 26756 – VC

Deadline date: 11/01/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of interest in providing the services detailed

Contract value: £10,000 – £40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

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: Environment Agency

Description of the contract

Development and delivery of an intermediate level training course on the options appraisal and headroom elements of water resources planning

Documents

Classification of the contract

80531200 Technical 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 below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
1 Price 75.00
2 Technical expertise in the specific area of water resources planning 5.00
2 Appropriate academic accreditation and qualifications for training staff 5.00
2 Recent delivery of successful coaching and training at advanced level which has taken account of different learning styles by using a range of inclusive and engaging methods 5.00
2 The ability to update existing course materials and/or to produce additional high quality resources if required 5.00
2 The ability to train and assess candidates throughout England and Wales 5.00

Estimated length of contract: 36 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Victoria Cunningham

Address Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol, BS1 5AH

Telephone

Extension number:

Fax

Email victoria.cunningham@environment-agency.gov.uk

How to apply

The training is for Environment Agency staff, working primarily in Water Resources Planning teams. We need a contractor to develop and deliver a skills enhancement package that will consist of a two-day training course, pre and post course work on the aspects of water resources planning that cover options appraisal and headroom. The planned course would be aimed at an intermediate level, explaining the methodologies used to appraise options for balancing supply and demand and for estimating headroom in a water resources management plan. The trainees will need to be able to ensure correct implementation of the methodologies, set out in the Water Resources Planning Guideline, by the water companies in their water resources management plans. This contract will be in two parts, with design and development of the course, including delivering a pilot course by the end of March 2012. The second part of the contract, to deliver between 1-3 courses per year, depending on demand. this will be subject to approvals on a 12 month basis. Expressions of interest must include evidence of the criteria listed against this notice. Please ensure you title your email ‘26756 – Expression of Interest’. Only respond if you believe you meet the minimum requirements. All responses will be evaluated from 0-5 and those that meet the criteria will be invited to tender. Please email the following information to Victoria.Cunningham@environment-agency.gov.uk • Company name • Company address • Contact person • Office phone number • Mobile phone number • Email address • Website address