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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Associate Trainers for City of Glasgow College
Document Ref:
9424-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
City of Glasgow College
Date Published:
09 January 2019
Deadline Date:
08 February 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

2.1.1.1.3 The college currently provides a wide range of training and consultancy services in the UK and internationally which reflects their expertise across a range of specialist subject areas. Our ambitions to grow are currently matched by a significant increase in demand for our excellent training and consultancy services which we anticipate will continue to grow. With this in mind, we are seeking to develop an associate trainer service provision to meet this demand.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

City of Glasgow College

190 Cathedral Street

Glasgow

G4 0RF

UK

Contact person: Deborah Fagan

Telephone: +44 1413755167

E-mail: deborah.fagan@cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk

NUTS: UKM82

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00453

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


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

CS/CoGC/18/133 — The Provision of Associate Trainers for City of Glasgow College

Reference number: CS/CoGC/18/133

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

2.1.1.1.3 The college currently provides a wide range of training and consultancy services in the UK and internationally which reflects their expertise across a range of specialist subject areas. Our ambitions to grow are currently matched by a significant increase in demand for our excellent training and consultancy services which we anticipate will continue to grow. With this in mind, we are seeking to develop an associate trainer service provision to meet this demand.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Accredited Qualification

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub category 1.1 — PRINCE2 to practitioner level.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery of training / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and professional qualifications / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Client management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Contingency planning / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the framework agreement will commence on 27.5.2019 for an initial period of 2 years with option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months, subject to the successful bidder’s performance, available budget and at the sole discretion of City of Glasgow College.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Soft Skills and Business

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub Category 2.1 – appreciative inquiry.

Sub Category 2.2 – assessor and verifier qualifications.

Sub Category 2.3 – CIPD diploma learning and development to level 7.

Sub Category 2.4 – CIPD HR management to level 7 diploma.

Sub Category 2.5 – CMI management and leadership to level 7 diploma.

Sub Category 2.6 – CMI coaching and mentoring to level 7 diploma.

Sub Category 2.8 – business coaching skills.

Sub Category 2.9 – HR analytics.

Sub Category 2.10 – dealing with difficult people.

Sub Category 2.11 – change management.

Sub Category 2.12 – management and leadership.

Sub Category 2.13 – building and leading teams.

Sub Category 2.14 – problem solving and decision making.

Sub Category 2.15 – managing teams for performance.

Sub Category 2.16 – building successful relationships.

Sub Category 2.17 – assertiveness skills.

Sub Category 2.18 – customer service.

Sub Category 2.19 – developing resilience.

Sub Category 2.20 – digital marketing.

Sub Category 2.21 – emotional intelligence.

Sub Category 2.22 – equality and diversity.

Sub Category 2.23 – facilitation skills.

Sub Category 2.24 – finance for non-financial managers.

Sub Category 2.25 – foreign languages.

Sub Category 2.26 – communication skills.

Sub Category 2.27 – influencing skills.

Sub Category 2.28 – inspiring and motivating your team.

Sub Category 2.29 – interview techniques for managers.

Sub Category 2.30 – procurement awareness.

Sub Category 2.31 – negotiating skills.

Sub Category 2.32 – organisational design.

Sub Category 2.33 – positive psychology.

Sub Category 2.34 – presentation skills.

Sub Category 2.35 – providing effective feedback.

Sub Category 2.36 – recruiting in the age of social media.

Sub Category 2.37 – relationship management.

Sub Category 2.38 – social media awareness and utilisation.

Sub Category 2.39 – public speaking.

Sub Category 2.40 – strategic and business planning.

Sub Category 2.41 – talent management strategies.

Sub Category 2.42 – training and developing individuals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery of training / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and professional qualification / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Client management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Contingency planning / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the framework agreement will commence on 27.5.2019 for an initial period of 2 years with option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months, subject to the successful bidder’s performance, available budget and at the sole discretion of City of Glasgow College.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Computing and IT

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub Category 3.1 – Adobe After Effects.

Sub Category 3.2 – Adobe Creative Suite.

Sub Category 3.3 – digital editing.

Sub Category 3.4 – digital literacy.

Sub Category 3.5 – HTML and coding.

Sub Category 3.6 – MS Office – Excel to advanced.

Sub Category 3.7 – MS Office – PowerPoint to intermediate.

Sub Category 3.8 – MS Office – Word to advanced.

Sub Category 3.9 – Sage – various levels.

Sub Category 3.10 – SharePoint at various levels.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery of training / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and professional qualifications / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Client management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Contingency planning / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the framework agreement will commence on 27.5.2019 for an initial period of 2 years with option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months, subject to the successful bidder’s performance, available budget and at the sole discretion of City of Glasgow College.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Health and Safety and Food Hygiene

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub Category 4.1 – fire marshal safety training.

Sub Category 4.2 – fire safety.

Sub Category 4.3 – health and safety management.

Sub Category 4.4 – health and safety awareness.

Sub Category 4.5 – IOSH leading safely.

Sub Category 4.6 – IOSH managing safely and working safely.

Sub Category 4.7 – legionella awareness.

Sub Category 4.8 – NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

Sub Category 4.9 – NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.

Sub Category 4.10 – NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Sub Category 4.11 – NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

Sub Category 4.12 – REHIS food hygiene to advanced level.

Sub Category 4.13 – risk assessment.

Sub Category 4.14 – risk management.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery of training / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and professional qualification / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Client management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Contingency planning / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the framework agreement will commence on 27.5.2019 for an initial period of 2 years with option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months, subject to the successful bidder’s performance, available budget and at the sole discretion of City of Glasgow College.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Health and Care

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Sub Category 5.1 – moving and handling.

Sub Category 5.2 – mental health awareness.

Sub Category 5.3 – mental health first aid.

Sub Category 5.4 – lone working.

Sub Category 5.5 – health care management.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery of training / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Experience and professional qualifications / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Client management / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Contingency planning / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 20

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the framework agreement will commence on 27.5.2019 for an initial period of 2 years with option to extend by 2 periods of 12 months, subject to the successful bidder’s performance, available budget and at the sole discretion of City of Glasgow College.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Insurances:

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:

— employer's (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP (where applicable).

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Question — 4C.1.2.

Previous experience (weighting — 100 %).

Bidders are asked to provide a response to the following question:

Please provide 2 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the scope of requirements and the training courses (the sub category) you have selected.

Your response should include but not be limited to:

— name of client,

— contract dates,

— contract value,

— contract title,

— details of the clients requirements,

— courses delivered and client audience,

— the methodology undertaken to deliver the clients requirements,

— how relationships with the customer were managed,

— any added value that was provided to the contract.

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Question — 4C.6.

Minimum qualifications (pass/fail).

Bidder must hold the necessary qualification to deliver the following courses:

Category 1 – accredited qualification.

Sub Category 1.1 – PRINCE2 to practitioner level — minimum qualification requirements — providers must have passed PRINCE2 to practitioner’s level.

Category 2 — soft skills and business.

Sub Category 2.2 – assessor and verifier qualifications — minimum qualification requirements — providers must be qualified to deliver both the L&D9 and the L&D11 and have obtained both qualifications.

Sub Category 2.3 – CIPD Diploma Learning and Development to level 7 — minimum qualification requirements — providers must be full CIPD members and hold a CIPD qualification to at least one level above the level delivered.

Sub Category 2.4 – CIPD HR management to level 7 diploma — minimum qualification requirements — providers must be full CIPD members and hold a CIPD qualification to at least one level above the level delivered.

Sub Category 2.24 – finance for non-financial managers — minimum qualification requirements — providers must have a degree in accounting.

Category 4 – health and safety and food hygiene.

Sub Category 4.5 — IOSH leading safely — minimum qualification requirements — providers will need to hold a minimum of graduate member status.

Sub Category 4.6 — IOSH managing safely and working safely — minimum qualification requirements — providers will need to hold a minimum of graduate member status.

Sub Category 4.8 — NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management — minimum qualification requirements — providers must hold the NEBOSH Diploma or an equivalent recognised qualification in health and safety (including fire safety).

Sub Category 4.9 — NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety — minimum qualification requirements — providers must hold the NEBOSH diploma or an equivalent recognised qualification in health and safety (including construction safety).

Sub Category 4.10 – NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety — minimum qualification requirements — providers must hold the NEBOSH diploma or an equivalent recognised qualification in health and safety.

Sub Category 4.11 — NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety — minimum qualification requirements — providers must hold the NEBOSH diploma or an equivalent recognised qualification in health and safety.

Sub Category 4.12 — REHIS Food Hygiene to advanced level — minimum qualification requirements — the provider will be required to hold a REHIS or related qualification.

Category 5 — health and care.

Sub Category 5.3 — mental health first aid — minimum qualification requirements — the provider must have an up-to-date accreditation to deliver through Scottish Mental Health First Aid.

Sub Category 5.5 — health care management — minimum qualification requirements — providers for this programme must hold a Master’s degree (SCQF level 11 or equivalent) or higher qualification in Management Studies or Psychology or Human Resources. They will also require a minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing people and have a minimum of 100 hours of training delivery in management related courses to healthcare professionals.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

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 establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 216

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/02/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 13/03/2019

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

Appendix B — Freedom of Information.

Where any bidder considers any information submitted as part of their ESPD submission commercially confidential, they must notify the College by completing and submitting Appendix B — Freedom of Information as part of their response.

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=567612.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref: 567612)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

City of Glasgow College

190 Cathedral Street

Glasgow

G4 0RF

UK

Telephone: +44 1413755176

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.cityofglasgowcollege.ac.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/01/2019

Current Notes