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Services - 287921-2020

19/06/2020    S118

United Kingdom-Kilmarnock: Education and training services

2020/S 118-287921

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ayrshire College
Postal address: Main Campus, Hill Street
Town: Kilmarnock
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Postal code: KA1 3HY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kathleen Harper
E-mail: kathleen.harper@ayrshire.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1563523501
Fax: +44 1563538182
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www1.ayrshire.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00456
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

Associated Trainers dynamic Purchasing System (DPS)

Reference number: 2020-PS-13
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Ayrshire College is looking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) split into a number of categories (lots) for the delivery of commercial training courses to external clients.

Trainers are expected to have relevant qualifications to deliver the courses they bid for.

The DPS will be operated on a fully electronic basis and is open to new entrants throughout its life who meet the minimum criteria specified for each category (lot) within this notice.

ALL PIN Pre-tender information is for guidance only and may be subject to change prior to the contract notice being issued.

There will be a potential training provider event to be held on 16 July. This will be a virtual event and details of how to log in will be issued to all who have registered their interest by 15 July 2020.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Accredited Courses

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College Campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is for training courses such as (but not limited to) ILM SCQF level 6 award in leadership and management, CMI leadership and management to SCQF level 7.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Digital and IT Skills

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 is for training courses such as (but not limited to) Microsoft Office 365 and apps courses, Microsoft Excel and Word Basic to advanced levels, data interpretation, Infographics, digital marketing, graphic design.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health, Safety and First Aid

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 is for training courses such as (but not limited to) emergency first aid (SQA unit), first aid at work, manual handling (Scottish Manual Handling Passport Scheme), REHIS Elementary Health and Safety.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Hospitality

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 is for courses such as (but not limited to) REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene. REHIS Intermediate Food Hygiene, BIIAB Personal Licence holder and Refresher courses, WorldHost.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Management

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 is for courses such as (but not limited to) introduction to project management, management development programme, managing and understanding organisational change, motivation and team building, business improvement using process mapping and MS Visio, leadership development programme for non-managers.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

People Development

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6 is for courses such as (but not limited to) negotiation skills, time management, communication skills, effective meetings, customer service, customer complaint handling, resilience.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Engineering

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7 is for courses such as (but not limited to) welding - qualified trade, NC/HNC in fab weld, TWI approvals for coded welding/commercial.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health, Wellbeing and Care

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 8 is for courses such as (but not limited to) Scottish Mental Health First Aid, mental health and wellbeing (SCQF Level 4, SQA Unit), mental health and wellbeing (SCQF Level 5, SQA Unit).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Internal Verifiers

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM9 Southern Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Ayrshire College campuses and other locations in SCOTLAND.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 9 is for internal verifiers for courses/qualifications such as (but not limited to) ILM/CMI, emergency first aid, mental health and wellbeing (SQA units).

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
10/07/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=622321

(SC Ref:622321)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/06/2020