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Notice Details

Title: Early Learning & Childcare Qualifications 2018
Published by: The Highland Council
Publication Date: 09/04/2018
Deadline Date: 09/05/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: A framework for the provision of Accredited Training Qualifications to Early Learning and Childcare Workers in the Highland Council Area.
Any successful Contractors will provide candidates accessing the Framework with a range of training courses covering the following:
a) SVQ 2 Social Services (Children & Young People)
b) SVQ 3 Social Services (Children & Young People)
c) BA Childhood Practice
d) PDA Childhood Practice (level 9)
CPV: 80000000, 80000000, 80400000, 80210000, 80212000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

The Highland Council

Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road

Inverness

IV3 5BX

UK

Contact person: Daniella Peel

Telephone: +44 1463702032

E-mail: CPSSprocurement@aberdeencity.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM62

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Early Learning & Childcare Qualifications 2018

Reference number: HC/C&L/ELCQ/2018

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

A framework for the provision of Accredited Training Qualifications to Early Learning and Childcare Workers in the Highland Council Area.

Any successful Contractors will provide candidates accessing the Framework with a range of training courses covering the following:

a) SVQ 2 Social Services (Children & Young People)

b) SVQ 3 Social Services (Children & Young People)

c) BA Childhood Practice

d) PDA Childhood Practice (level 9)

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 110 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

80400000

80210000

80212000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6


Main site or place of performance:

Across the Highlands and Islands

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Council requires Contractors to provide Accredited Training Qualifications to Early Learning and Childcare Workers in the Highland Council Area.

Contractors will provide candidates accessing the framework with a range of training courses covering the following:

a) SVQ 2 Social Services (Children & Young People)

b) SVQ 3 Social Services (Children & Young People)

c) BA Childhood Practice

d) PDA Childhood Practice (level 9)

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 30

Price / Weighting:  70

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 110 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

1 year framework with option to extend for up to an additional 12 months

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

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:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 8 and 9 of the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5,000,000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5,000,000 GBP

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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 with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 09/05/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/05/2018

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Highland Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 10590. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The Council is committed to gaining Living Wage Accreditation - as such, questions have been included in the tender regarding Tenderer's Fair Working Practices

(SC Ref:537792)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The Highland Council

Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road

Inverness

IV3 5BX

UK

Telephone: +44 1463702032

E-mail: CPSSProcurement@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/04/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: CPSSprocurement@aberdeencity.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
179999other EducationEducation
171010Services - Adult and Further EducationEducation
171000Services - EducationEducation

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
120Highlands and Islands

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