United Kingdom-London: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk
Section II: Object
Dynamic Purchasing System for the Provision of Apprenticeship Training Providers.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS FT (as host of the NHS LPP) is seeking to establish a DPS for the provision of Apprenticeship Training which shall be open to: — LPP member bodies (whether full, associate or other members) as listed at: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk/about-lpp/our-members/and any new LPP members for the duration of the contract; plus any other NHS/Public Sector bodies located in England, Wales, Scotland and N Ireland, subject to approval of LPP, including but not limited to Acute and Foundation Trusts, CCGs, Ambulance, Care, Hospital, Mental Health and Community Health Trusts,Special Health Authorities, Health Boards, NHS Commissioning Boards, CSUs and other health orgs (Wales, Scotland and N. Ireland), Health and Social Care Trusts (N Ireland), Community Health Councils, Local Health Boards, Social Enterprises, NHS Collaborative Procurement Hubs/Organisations, GP Practices, Primary Care Commissioners, DoH Public Health England and Local Authorities and any successor organisations of the above.
The DPS will allow for public sector organisations to procure training from providers on the SFA Register (RoATP). It will be split into apprenticeship categories (including but not limited to: Accountancy, adult care, business admin, children and young people workforce, c/m services, leadership and management, network engineer, digital marketing, healthcare support worker, healthcare support, healthcare science, healthcare assistant practitioner, English and maths functional skills, pharmacy services, maternity and paediatric support, peri-operative support, AHP support, facilities management, hospitality and catering and HR and recruitment) and regions.
In the initial stage, all suppliers who meet the selection criteria will be admitted to the DPS with no limit on the number of suppliers per category. Individual contracts are awarded during the 2nd stage where Contracting Authorities will invite all suppliers on the DPS for the category and location required, to bid for a specific contract.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
On application to the Dynamic Purchasing System providers will be asked if they are listed on the SFA Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). Potential providers may be awarded on to the DPS without being on the register but at the 2nd stage (further competitions) being listed on the RoATP will be a mandatory criteria for participation.
In order to be awarded on to the RoATP providers must have a UK provider reference number (UKPRN).
Potential bidders should refer to the supplier information guidance for full details.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information