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United Kingdom-Cardiff: Education and training services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Apprenticeships Commissioning Programme Wales Framework Agreement
Welsh Government will shortly be commencing a procurement exercise for Apprenticeship delivery from 1 August 2021. Before the tender is published we will be holding an online market engagement event at 10 a.m. on 22 July 2020.
The opportunity will be issued under the provisions of the light touch regime, implemented through Regulations 74-77 as applied to Schedule 3 services of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015) for the procurement of the framework.
Through work-based learning the apprenticeship programme will deliver to individuals the skills necessary to embark on successful careers and for employers the relevant skilled people to meet the current and future needs of their businesses and the Welsh economy. Commencing on 1 August 2021 the Apprenticeship framework will run for 4 years until 31 July 2025 (with the option of an extension of up to 2 years until 31 March 2026). The online market engagement event will last for approximately one and a half hours. You will hear information on the tender process, policy background and how the Welsh Government intends to allocate funding (the allocation methodology can be accessed as an attachment in this PIN notice) plus a live question and answer session.
Further information on the event registration can be accessed in the ‘Event Registration Information’ document attached to this PIN notice.
The value range is anticipated to be Min GBP 400 million to Max GBP 1.05 billion over the term of the agreement, further details will be included at the tender stage.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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