Published date: 19 June 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.

Closing: 19 July 2019

Contract summary


  • Personnel-training services - 79632000

  • Education and training services - 80000000

  • Training services - 80500000

    • Specialist training services - 80510000

    • Staff training services - 80511000

    • Industrial and technical training services - 80531000

    • Industrial training services - 80531100

    • Technical training services - 80531200

    • Safety training services - 80550000

    • Personal development training services - 80570000

Location of contract

RG31 7SD

Value of contract

£0 to £500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

19 June 2019

Closing date

19 July 2019

Contract start date

1 September 2019

Contract end date

31 August 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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This Tender document set out the statement of requirements for the provision of Initial Fire Fighter Training programme and Related Training for the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority.

As part of our collaborative programme, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority of Stocklake, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD and the Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service section of Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND, are named in this Tender so they have an option to join this contract on the same Terms and Conditions on their written request to do so.

The RBFA as the contracting authority is tendering for the supply of places for the provision of Initial Fire Fighter Training Programme and Related Training which will consist of a 10 week initial training programme for up to 24 trainees per year over a period of 3 years, this not a commitment.

About the buyer

Contact name

Emma Peate


Newsham Court
Pincents Kiln
RG31 7SD


+44 118934736