Published date: 27 March 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: 26 March 2022

Contract summary

Industry

  • Adult and other education services - 80400000

Location of contract

IP1 2BX

Value of contract

£0 to £4,250,000

Procurement reference

CD1281

Published date

27 March 2019

Closing date

26 March 2022

Contract start date

27 March 2022

Contract end date

28 March 2022

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

Suffolk County Council are inviting applicants to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of Adult and Community Learning Services. The Council intends to appoint providers with relevant experience and a proven track record to deliver innovative and varied adult and community learning projects. Contracts will be for the delivery of learning against the funding the Council receives from the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) for the Adult Education Budget (AEB) for learners aged 19+. Delivery must meet the regulations outlined in the ESFA Funding Rules. (Example of current Funding Rules can be found using the following link:- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/adult-education-budget-funding-rules-2018-to-2019).

The period of the DPS will be 3 Years plus an option to extend for up to a further 24 months, commencing on 27th March 2019. We reserve the right to award places within this DPS to an unlimited amount of suppliers.

New applicants can join the DPS during the course of the duration.

Please note should performance not be compliant with the DPS Tender Terms and Conditions, applicants may be removed from the DPS


More information

Links

Additional text

This opportunity is available in the `Current Tenders` area of www.suffolksourcing.uk.

Interested parties are invited to express their interest in order to gain full access to the tender documentation

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply

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


About the buyer

Contact name

Gemma Morgan

Address

Russell Road
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom

Telephone

01473 260519

Email

Gemma.Morgan@suffolk.gov.uk


Closing: 26 March 2022