Services - 156374-2020

01/04/2020    S65

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2020/S 065-156374

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from 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

Learning and Training Services for the Public Sector

Reference number: RM6219
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) (as the Authority) wishes to establish a pan government commercial agreement for the provision of learning services to be utilised by UK Public Sector Bodies, which includes the wider public sector and the third sector including but not limited to: local government, health, police, fire and rescue, housing associations, charities, education and devolved administrations and Central Government Departments and their arm’s length bodies and their agencies.

The aim is to provide access to a range of high-quality blended learning and development services designed to meet the needs of UK Public Sector Bodies that will cover, but will not be limited to:

— full end to end managed learning service;

— a catalogue of publicly available courses;

— sourcing of bespoke specialist training or professional qualifications;

— training and development advisory service.

Further information is included in the additional information section VI.3).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75121000 Administrative educational services
79420000 Management-related services
79998000 Coaching services
80330000 Safety education services
80420000 E-learning services
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
80540000 Environmental training services
80550000 Safety training services
80560000 Health and first-aid training services
80570000 Personal development training services
80580000 Provision of language courses
80590000 Tutorial services
80650000 Training and simulation in aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
92312212 Services related to the preparation of training manuals
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this PIN is to:

Give advance notice that CCS is intending to undertake a tendering exercise to set up a new contracting vehicle to service Public Sector Organisations for learning and development requirements.

Gauge market interest by identifying service providers and customers who would be willing to help develop this new commercial agreement.

CCS invites input around the scope of the future commercial agreement, including its lots and structure, to help inform our understanding of market requirements.

To participate in market engagement please complete the following survey which can be found here:

Please note responses must be submitted by the 30 April 2020.

The Authority reserves the right to present the requirement in the form of separate lot(s), where it determines that this is appropriate to do so.

The lotting structure of this commercial vehicle will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: