UK-Rotherham: Education and training services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Organisation: 
Main activities: 
General public/services
Type: 
Contract notice
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Deadline: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 09:00
Tender ID: 
2013/S 9-11022

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

  • I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s)

    For the attention of: Helen Chambers
    Rotherham MBC
    Central Procurement Team, Resources, Riverside House, Main Street
    Rotherham
    S60 1AE
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Email: helen.chambers@rotherham.gov.uk
    Tel: +44 1709823661
    Fax: +44 1709376285

    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
  • I.2) Type of the contracting authority

    Regional or local authority

  • I.3) Main activity

    General public services

  • I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

    The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

  • II.1) Description

    • II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

      Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision Learning and Development

    • II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

      Services

      Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

      Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tenderers should be aware that although the contracting authority for the purposes of this procurement is Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council one or more of the other 22 Local Authorities within the Yorkshire and Humber Region and other geographical areas within the UK may choose to access the concluded contract subject to the capacity of the tenderer, without creating any obligation on behalf of any of them to do so. Where any of the 22 Local Authorities within the Yorkshire and Humber Region or within the UK elects to do so a legally binding contract shall be created between the Contractor and that Local Authority on the terms and conditions contained herein.

      Details of the Local Authorities can be found at http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/MapLocationSearch.do?mode=1.1&map=4

      NUTS code UKE

    • II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

      The notice involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

    • II.1.4) Information on framework agreement

      Framework agreement with several operators

      maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 200

      Duration of the framework agreement

      Duration in years: 4

      Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

      Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP

    • II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

      Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, its partner Local Authority Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council and other Public Body within the United Kingdom are inviting suitably qualified providers of various learning and development requirements to submit an indicative tender to be included on a Dynamic Purchasing System for the provision Learning and Development. Indicative tenders can be uploaded for evaluation at any time throughout the 4 year duration of the dynamic purchasing system. Phase One indicative tenders are required between 11.1.2013 and 11.3.2013.

      By applying for inclusion to this notice, subject to meeting the minimum standards you will be invited to tender once a requirement arises. This will not be subject to the placement of a Simplified Notice OJUE notice.

      Admittance to the Dynamic Purchasing System will depend on providers meeting minimum criteria as stated in the indicative tender documentation.

      Request for quotations will be issued to providers admitted to the DPS as and when required. The award criteria for this phase will be stipulated in the tender. documentation. Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, its partner Local Authority Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council reserves the right to use an electronic reverse auction for quotations.

      Further details on the Dynamic Purchasing System and full instructions are given in the indicative tender document available to download from yortender.co.uk. Interested parties must register and download the indicative tender document via the supplier contract management system http://yortender.co.uk by the initial deadline of 12:00 noon at 11.3.2013

      After this deadline interested providers may apply and upload an indicative tender at any time throughout the duration of the Dynamic Purchasing System. Admittance to the DPS will depend on providers meeting the minimum criteria as stated in the indicative tender document.

      Tenderers should be aware that although the contracting authority for the purposes of this procurement is Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council one or more of the other 22 Local Authorities within the Yorkshire and Humber Region and other geographical areas within the UK may choose to access the concluded contract subject to the capacity of the tenderer, without creating any obligation on behalf of any of them to do so. Where any of the 22 Local Authorities within the Yorkshire and Humber Region or within the UK elects to do so a legally binding contract shall be created between the Contractor and that Local Authority on the terms and conditions contained herein.

      Details of the Local Authorities can be found at http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/MapLocationSearch.do?mode=1.1&map=4

      Extremely Important note: The estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework is purely indicative, cannot be guarenteed either up or down. It is subject to Rotherham, Doncaster and other public bodies ability to access training budgets and having requirments in the coming years.

    • II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

      80000000

    • II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

      The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

    • II.1.8) Lots

      This contract is divided into lots: yes

      Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

    • II.1.9) Information about variants

      Variants will be accepted: no

  • II.2) Quantity or scope of the contract

    • II.2.1) Total quantity or scope:

      Not provided

    • II.2.2) Information about options

      Not provided

    • II.2.3) Information about renewals

      Not provided

  • II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

    Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

  • Lot No: 1

    • Lot title: Dementia

  • 1) Short description

    Dementia – Variety of provision ranging from basic awareness of dementia, advanced dementia and level 2 and 3 qualifications, to more in-depth dementia related issues.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 2

    • Lot title: Driver /Plant/ Tools/ Highways

  • 1) Short description

    Driver /Plant/ Tools/ Highways Related Training this will include a range of certification courses e.g. CPC, LGV and specialist vehicle training.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 3

    • Lot title: Distance Learning

  • 1) Short description

    Distance Learning to include a range of learning including both the specialist care field, e.g. diabetes awareness, infection control, dementia awareness and generic topics, e.g. team leading, customer service etc.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 4

    • Lot title: End of Life

  • 1) Short description

    End of Life -All appropriate training relating to providing care to those nearing the end of life and understanding grief & bereavement and provision of palliative care.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 5

    • Lot title: Equality and Diversity

  • 1) Short description

    Equality and Diversity - Range of provision from general awareness for all levels of staff to more specific awareness issues.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 6

    • Lot title: Health and Safety

  • 1) Short description

    Health and Safety - Range of health and safety training including from basic level to more advanced levels.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 7

    • Lot title: ICT

  • 1) Short description

    ICT specific systems training e.g Cisco, Microsoft, Server, Enterprise Storage etc.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 8

    • Lot title: Legislation

  • 1) Short description

    Legislative training to include:

    Children Act

    Section 47

    Equalities Act

    Disability Discrimination Act

    Mental Capacity

    Deprivation of Liberty

    Community Care

    Appropriate Adult

    This list is not exhaustive.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 9

    • Lot title: Leadership, Management and Development

  • 1) Short description

    Leadership, Management and Development - Range of management qualification-based training from level 2 to 7 and non-qualification short course provision relating to key manager skills.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 10

    • Lot title: Safeguarding

  • 1) Short description

    Range of training relating to the varied roles involved in safeguarding.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 11

    • Lot title: Health and Social Care Skills

  • 1) Short description

    A wide range of topics, including up to and including level 7.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 12

    • Lot title: Skills for Care Workforce Management

  • 1) Short description

    Skills for Care Workforce Management - Range of training relating to how to plan care services.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

  • Lot No: 13

    • Lot title: Soft Skills

  • 1) Short description

    Soft Skills -Range of general employee skills and generic skills.

  • 2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

    80000000

  • 3) Quantity or scope

    Not provided

  • 4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

    Not provided

  • 5) Additional information about lots

    Not provided

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Conditions relating to the contract

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:

      To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

    • III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

      To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

    • III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

      Joint and several liability.

    • III.1.4) Other particular conditions

      Not provided

  • III.2) Conditions for participation

    • III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial ability

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity

      Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

      To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

      To be stated in the indicative tender and subsequent phase2 bid documents.

    • III.2.4) Information about reserved contracts

      Not provided

  • III.3) Conditions specific to services contracts

    • III.3.1) Information about a particular profession

      Not provided

    • III.3.2) Staff responsible for the execution of the service

      Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

  • IV.1) Type of procedure

    • IV.1.1) Type of procedure

      Open

    • IV.1.2) Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

      Not provided

    • IV.1.3) Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

      Not provided

  • IV.2) Award criteria

    • IV.2.1) Award criteria

      The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

    • IV.2.2) Information about electronic auction

      An electronic auction will be used: no

  • IV.3) Administrative information

    • IV.3.1) File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

      Not provided

    • IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

      no

    • IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

      Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.4.2017 - 09:00

      Payable documents: no

    • IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

      30.4.2017 - 09:00

    • IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

      Not provided

    • IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

      English.

    • IV.3.7) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

      Not provided

    • IV.3.8) Conditions for opening of tenders

      Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Information about recurrence

    This is a recurrent procurement: no

  • VI.2) Information about European Union funds

    The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

  • VI.3) Additional information

    Opportunities within the Dynamic Purchasing System for Learning and Development will be advertised in phase 2 and as the need arisies throughout the 4 year duration of this agreement.

    Lots The examples of learning and development courses indentified in the 13 lots are indicative but not exhaustive, other disciplines may be added to the 13 lots as and when required

    Extremely Important note: The estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework is purely indicative, cannot be guarenteed either up or down. It is subject to Rotherham, Doncaster and other public bodies ability to access training budgets and having requirments in the coming years.

  • VI.4) Procedures for appeal

    • VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures

      RMBC
      The Procurement Team FAO Simon Bradley Riverside House Main Street
      Rotherham
      S60 1AE
    • VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals

      Not provided

    • VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

      Not provided

  • VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:

    9.1.2013