Published date: 1 February 2019

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 January 2024

Contract summary

Industry

  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract

£6,000,000

Procurement reference

DN346105 (Re-opening of Pseudo DPS)

Published date

1 February 2019

Closing date

30 January 2024

Contract start date

31 January 2024

Contract end date

1 February 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

Gateshead Council acting on behalf of itself and the North East Procurement Organisation is seeking to establish a Pseudo Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for External Training Provision which will comprise of Professional Training Providers who will deliver high quality training to a variety of Learners to aid their development and ensure the Council continues to deliver high quality services. The Pseudo DPS is initially split into 10 High-Level Lots:-
Lot 1 - External Training Provision
Lot 2 - Building Maintenance, Construction & Highways Training
Lot 3 - Corporate and Workforce Development Training
Lot 4 - Education and Schools Training
Lot 5 - Health and Safety Training
Lot 6 - Hospitality and Catering Training
Lot 7 - ICT Training
Lot 8 - Safeguarding Training
Lot 9 - Social Care (Adults and Childrens) Training
Lot 10 - Social Worker Training
Each High-Level Lot is broken down into Sub-Lots to identify specific training courses as detailed in Appendix 2 of the documentation.


More information

Additional text

Gateshead Council acting on behalf of itself and the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)

The Contracting Authorities who have advised of their initial participation in this tender are: -

• Gateshead Council
• South Tyneside Council
• Darlington Council
• Hartlepool Borough
• Durham County Council

The agreement will initially be available for use by all NEPO Members within the North East region. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org.

This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members throughout the North East region. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.

NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) throughout the North East including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the above services.

The Council reserves the right to extend the delivery area covered by the DPS if deemed appropriate to do so at any time during the term of the DPS which will result in the agreement being available for use by all NEPO Members. A list of member organisations is available in the About section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org.
This agreement will also be made available to all current and future NEPO Associate Members. Current Associate Members are listed in the Associate Member section of the NEPO website at: www.nepo.org/associate-membership/list.
NEPO intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by all Contracting Authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) including but not limited to Government Departments and their Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Central Government, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Emergency Services, Coastguard Emergency Services, Educational Establishments, Registered Social Landlords and Registered Charities who have a need to purchase the above services.
Please see the tender document for further details.

The Council reserves the right to review and update the structure and content of any/all Lot(s) contained within the DPS at any time during the life of the DPS to ensure that it remains consistently effective and efficient.


How to apply

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


About the buyer

Contact name

Susan Longstaff

Address

Regent Street
GATESHEAD
NE81HH
England

Telephone

0191 4335977 ext 5977

Email

suelongstaff@gateshead.gov.uk


Closing: 30 January 2024