Published date: 12 July 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: 12 August 2019

Contract summary


  • System quality assurance assessment and review services - 72225000

  • Personnel-training services - 79632000

  • Education and training services - 80000000

    • Training services - 80500000

    • Specialist training services - 80510000

    • Vocational training services - 80530000

    • 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 £95,000

Procurement reference


Published date

12 July 2019

Closing date

12 August 2019

Contract start date

1 October 2019

Contract end date

30 September 2020

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 provides statement of requirements for the provision of Watch Based Station Managers (WBSM) Operational Assessments for the Royal Berkshire Fire Authority, tendered through an Open Tender procedure advertised through the Blue Light emergency services procurement portal and published through Contracts Finder.

The Authority are seeking up to three (3) compliant Suppliers to provide a number of operational simulations for individuals who are required to perform as Initial (Level 1) and/or Intermediate (Level 2) Incident Commanders within RBFRS.

The Authority intend to contract for up to 33 days assessments on a call off basis, which will include four assessments per day (two am. and two pm.) totalling up to 132 assessments between October 2019 and September 2020. The Authority reserve the right to change these estimates as candidate numbers may vary.

As this is a call off contract the Authority cannot guarantee any spend or minimum level of spend for any of these courses. The number and frequency of courses booked will be subject to the identification of need through recruitment and individual's personal development plans.

About the buyer

Contact name

Stephen Percival


Newsham Court
Pincents Kiln
RG31 7SD


+44 118934736