Published date: 29 October 2019

This notice was replaced on 17 April 2020

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

Awarded contract (published 17 April 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.

Contract summary


  • Training services - 80500000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 October 2019

Closing date

25 November 2019

Contract start date

1 January 2020

Contract end date

31 December 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.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The BBC is seeking to establish a non-exclusive framework of up to 3 suppliers to provide online technology
training services. The supplier(s) shall provide an existing 'off-the-shelf' web based application for training
in a wide range of software engineering technologies. This service will provide an essential part of the BBC
Academy's blended approach to learning and development for technology to BBC staff based both within and
outside the United Kingdom. The framework will be for an initial 2 year term with an option to extend by 2 x 12
month extensions thereafter to a maximum of 4 years.

More information


Additional text

Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps:
1) Register your company on the Bravo Solution e-Tendering portal (this is only required once):
1.1) Go to
1.2) Click the link on the login page to register;
1.3) Accept the terms and conditions and click 'Continue';
1.4) Enter your correct business and user details;
1.5) Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete;
1.6) You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password.
2) Express an interest in the tender:
2.1) Login to the portal with the username/password;
2.2) Click the 'PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers' link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier);
2.3) Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;
2.4) Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your 'My PQQs/My ITTs page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only;
2.5) You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ITT Details' box.
3) Responding to the tender:
3.1) Click 'My Response' under PQQ/ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining);
3.2) You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
3.3) Note the deadline for completion, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);
3.4) You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo e-Tendering help desk.

About the buyer


Broadcast Centre White City Place 201 Wood Lane
W12 7TQ