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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs
Section II: Object
Learning and Training Services for the Public Sector
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).
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: https://forms.gle/8a5JqxsMtqGzXnA19
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.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information