Services - 74961-2017

28/02/2017    S41

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2017/S 041-074961

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (as host of the NHS London Procurement Partnership)
Postal address: Ground Floor, 200 Great Dover Street
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 4YB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Laura Whitworth
Telephone: +44 2071888122

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Dynamic Purchasing System for the Provision of Apprenticeship Training Providers.

Reference number: LPP/2017/005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

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: 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.

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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

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.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/03/2017
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (as host of the London Procurement Partnership)
Postal address: Great Maze Pond
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 9RT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2071887188

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: