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Provision of training courses for Apprentices at the University of Bristol.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Bristol
1-9 Old Park Hill
Bristol
BS2 8BB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01179289000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKK11

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.bristol.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://tenders.bris.ac.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://tenders.bris.ac.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training Services.

Reference number: SC-0417-035-PC_517
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of training courses for Apprentices at the University of Bristol.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK1
Main site or place of performance:

Within a 25 mile radius of BS8 1TH.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University invites tenders for the provision of apprenticeship training services.

We are looking to partner with 1 or more providers who can provide apprenticeship training in the following broad areas:

- Business administration and professional qualifications (such as Finance, HR and other areas),

- IT to Level 4 and above,

- Engineering,

- Laboratory work,

- Catering,

- Customer services,

- Sports management and coaching.

Providers will need to be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) and have a current Ofsted rating of 1, 2 or 3 for both the delivery of apprenticeship training and overall training provision. Training will need to be delivered within a 25 mile radius of the University's main precinct. Full details can be found in the tender documentation.

This procurement relates to Apprenticeships and Training - Educational services which are listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) 2015 as a specific service.

The procurement is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime (‘LTR’) therefore subject to limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR 2015.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This will be an ongoing requirement. Provision will be reviewed in year 3.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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:

Organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP).

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8
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: 21/07/2017
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Bristol
Bristol
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/06/2017