Published date: 8 June 2018

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.



Closing: 10 July 2028

Contract summary

Industry

  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£100,000,000

Procurement reference

ESPO001-DN345764-47663715

Published date

8 June 2018

Closing date

10 July 2028

Contract start date

11 July 2028

Contract end date

12 July 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within a geographical area.

Lot 1: North East England
Lot 2: North West England
Lot 3: Yorkshire and Humber
Lot 4: East Midlands
Lot 5: West Midlands
Lot 6: East of England
Lot 7: South East England
Lot 8: South West England
Lot 10: North London - Barnet, Enfield and Haringey.
Lot 11: East London - Barking and Dagenham, Bexley, Newham and Havering, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.
Lot 12: South London - Lewisham, Greenwich, Bromley, Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Sutton and Wansdworth.
Lot 13: West London
Lot 14: Wales
Lot 15: Scotland
Lot 16: Northern Ireland

The Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing Solution (ADPS) provides a compliant route to market procuring apprenticeship training providers for apprenticeship schemes within each Lot.
There will be subcategory Lots as follows:
Agriculture, Environmental and Animal Care.
Business and Administration.
Catering and Hospitality.
Childcare and Education.
Construction.
Creative and Design.
Digital.
Engineering and Manufacturing.
Functional Skills.
Hair and Beauty.
Health and Science.
Legal, Finance and Accounting.
Protective Services.
Sales, Marketing and Procurement.
Social Care.
Transport and Logistics.

Providers must be registered as main route providers on the education and skills funding agency Register of Approved Training Providers (RoATP).
Suppliers will need to provide their UK Provider Reference Number.

Electronic auctions may be used within the DPS, each competition call will specific if this is the case and the details for participation.

The DPS will remain open and valid from the start date of 11th July 2018 for a period of two years, with the ability to extend the operation of the DPS for a further eight years, to 10th July 2028.

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU ("the Directive"), the framework agreement is open for use by contracting authorities (as defined by the Directive) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: local authorities, educational establishments (including academies), central Government Departments and agencies, police, fire and rescue and coastguard emergency services, NHS and HSC bodies, including ambulance services, registered charities, registered social Landlords or any contracting authority established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

To tender:

a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org
b) Register,
c) Search for tender opportunity "554_18 Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System (ADPS)",
d) Express an interest,
e) Download the application from the website.


More information

Links

Additional text

To tender:

a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org
b) Register,
c) Search for tender opportunity "554_18 Apprenticeship Dynamic Purchasing System (ADPS)",
d) Express an interest,
e) Download the application from the website.

The DPS will remain open and valid from the start date of 11th July 2018 for a period of two years, with the ability to extend the operation of the DPS for a further eight years, to 10th July 2028.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

Ms Samantha Hulcoop

Address

Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
England

Telephone

+44 1162944021

Email

tenders@espo.org


Closing: 10 July 2028