Published date: 23 April 2019

Last edited date: 23 April 2019

This notice was replaced on 1 November 2019

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 1 November 2019)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Contract summary


  • Specialist training services - 80510000

  • Training facilities - 80520000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference

CPD/004/119/177 - Invitation to Tender - update

Published date

23 April 2019

Closing date

10 May 2019

Contract start date

10 June 2019

Contract end date

31 March 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Supplier conference call - Friday 26 April 2019 at 2.00 pm.
See attachment for further details.
This Procurement will establish multiple Contracts for the purchase of new training packages to ensure that frontline staff working in local authorities and other delivery bodies have the skills to work with the key groups of homeless individuals and rough sleepers outlined in the Rough Sleeping Strategy.
The Services are described in detail within Appendix B, Statement of Requirements.

This requirement consists of 5 separate 'lots'. Potential Providers can bid for one, all, or any combination of lots. Each lot will be evaluated separately with no link to the evaluations for the other lots. Therefore 5 separate contracts will be awarded.

The Invitation to Tender (ITT) process will be run via the Bravo e-Tendering system (located at, so in order to respond and to receive further documentation, including Q&As, you will need to be registered.
If you are not already registered please follow the instructions below to do so:
Register your company on the Bravo e-Tendering portal (this is only required once)
- Browse to the e-Tendering Portal
- Click the "Click here to register" link
- Accept the terms and conditions and click "continue"
- Enter your correct business and user details
- Note the username you chose and click "Save" when complete
- You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
Registration is free and you will then be able to access full details of the ITT and download all further documentation.

Once registered on Bravo please e-mail the MHCLG contact detailed within this notice to confirm which lots you are interested in. You will then be added to the relevant lot(s) so that you can access all relevant information.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Rob Hardman


2 Marsham Street