Published date: 22 September 2020

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.

Closing: 23 October 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Training software package - 48931000

  • Education and training services - 80000000

  • Technical training services - 80531200

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

22 September 2020

Closing date

23 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 December 2020

Contract end date

30 November 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

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

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The requirement for this contract is to source a high-quality supplier who can deliver NEC4 training and provide an e-learning platform, enabling Project Managers to deliver their role and corporate objectives.

This contract will cover the provision of activities in the following areas:
- Delivery of NEC4 training to build knowledge, skills, capabilities and confidence.
- Testing and evaluation of training participant knowledge at the end of a workshop for instance or at the end of key e-learning topics.
- Access to an e-Learning platform including access to a programme of bitesize learning on key NEC4 topics and themes.
- Support new ways of working and new tools as they develop.
- Advice and support in relation to training development and delivery.
- Being up to date with current legislation and trends/practices and consideration around new ways of working.

More information

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About the buyer


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Closing: 23 October 2020, 12pm