Ireland - Dublin: Education and training services

Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Market: 
SERVICES
Bid type: 
Submission for all lots
Awarding procedure: 
Open procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2017/S 218-453473

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
The Office of Government Procurement
3A Mayor Street Upper
Dublin 1
D01 PF72
Ireland
Contact person: Tender Operations
Telephone: +353 761008000
E-mail: support@ogp.gov.ie
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ogp.gov.ie/

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/351

I.2)

Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=120864&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=120864&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

RFT for the provision of the Delivery of the SKILL Programme (Securing Knowledge Intra Lifelong Learning): Education, Training and Development for Support Staff in the Irish Health Service.

Reference number: THR017F

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
80000000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

The Health Service Executive's requirement for delivery of the SKILL Programme (Securing Knowledge Intro Lifelong Learning) exists within the context of the need to design and deliver a Programme.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 EUR

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

A Programme in General Learning leading to Award at Levels 3 and 4 recognised within the National Framework of Qualifications, QQI Awards 3M0874 and 4M2010, or equivalent.

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
79632000
79633000
79634000
80500000
80510000
80511000
80521000
80522000
80530000
80531100
80532000
80550000
80570000
80590000
92312212

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: IE

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

The Health Service Executive's requirement for delivery of the SKILL Programme (Securing Knowledge Intro Lifelong Learning) exists within the context of the need to design and deliver a Programme to:

— Enable support staff and their supervisors to update and extend their knowledge, skills and experience in order to make them more effective and efficient in the jobs they perform and consequently improving services to patients/clients,

— Develop areas of expertise to progress the ‘skill mix’ requirements and the modernisation agenda of the Health Services and to optimize the resources available within the Health Services having regard to workforce and succession planning issues,

— Where appropriate to enable support staff and their supervisors to develop new skills and knowledge to fulfil higher level duties,

— Provide support staff and their supervisors with an opportunity to return to learning and acquire a QQI accredited qualification that ensures they have the necessary competencies required for their role meeting all the quality standards required for effective patient/client care,

— Guide support staff and their supervisors in their personal development and career planning and through providing a professional qualification which ensures greater mobility and flexibility enhance their career opportunities.

All the modules developed by SKILL Programme in conjunction with subject matter experts have been rigorously and independently evaluated to validate their relevance and appropriateness to the competency frameworks and the Health Service context. Module development is integral to the SKILL initiative.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the Tenderer's proposal having regard to Technical Merit / Weighting: 600
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 400

II.2.6)

Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the Term for a period or periods of up to 12 (twelve) months with a maximum of 1 (one) such extension or extensions on the same terms and conditions, subject to the Contracting Authority's obligations at law. The Term will not exceed four (4) years in aggregate.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

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

II.2.14)

Additional information

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

A Programme in Health Service Skills leading to Award at Level 5 recognised within the National Framework of Qualifications, QQI Award 5M3782, or equivalent

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
79632000
79633000
79634000
80500000
80510000
80511000
80521000
80522000
80530000
80531100
80532000
80550000
80570000
80590000
92312212

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: IE

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

A programme in Health Service Skills leading to Award at Level 5 recognised within the National Framework of Qualifications, QQI Award 5M3782, or equivalent.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the Tenderer's proposal having regard to Technical Merit / Weighting: 600
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 400

II.2.6)

Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the Term for a period or periods of up to 12 (twelve) months with a maximum of 1 (one) such extension or extensions on the same terms and conditions, subject to the Contracting Authority's obligations at law. The Term will not exceed four (4) years in aggregate.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

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

II.2.14)

Additional information

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

A Programme in Health Services Supervisory Management Skills leading to Award at Level 6 recognised within the National Framework of Qualifications, QQI Award 6M4978, or equivalent.

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
79632000
79633000
79634000
80500000
80510000
80511000
80521000
80522000
80530000
80531100
80532000
80550000
80570000
80590000
92312212

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: IE

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

A programme in Health Services Supervisory Management Skills leading to Award at Level 6 recognised within the National Framework of Qualifications, QQI Award 6M4978, or equivalent.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 400

II.2.6)

Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 600 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the Term for a period or periods of up to 12 (twelve) months with a maximum of 1 (one) such extension or extensions on the same terms and conditions, subject to the Contracting Authority's obligations at law. The Term will not exceed four (4) years in aggregate.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

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

II.2.14)

Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)

Conditions for participation

III.1.1)

Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT 126109).

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)

Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)

Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Open procedure

IV.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

IV.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)

Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)

Administrative information

IV.2.1)

Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 11/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)

Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)

Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

IV.2.6)

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
High Court of Ireland
Dublin
Ireland

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult your own legal advisors.

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/11/2017
Low Value Tender: