Published date: 27 February 2020

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

Closing: 30 July 2024

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

27 February 2020

Closing date

30 July 2024

Contract start date

31 July 2024

Contract end date

1 August 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Adult Education Budget (AEB) is allocated to providers by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) on an annual basis. Cheshire West and Chester Council receives AEB funding for the purpose of supporting flexible tailored programmes of learning targeted at those furthest from engaging in learning or the workplace. In providing accessible high-quality education and skills provision Cheshire West & Chester Council offers its residents opportunities to gain the skills needed for entering and sustaining work, an apprenticeship/traineeship, or other further learning.
Through this Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) - under the light touch regime, Cheshire West & Chester Council (CW&C) is looking for the opportunity to develop new relationships with post-16 skills and training providers. Providers should focus on progression outcomes for learners and ensure provision, even at lower levels, is clearly aligned to the needs of employers and growth sectors within the borough. All documents are available on The Chest, Please register your interest and download the documents.

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Debbie Pitcher


Civic Way
Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BE
United Kingdom


+44 1244976943