Published date: 27 June 2019

Last edited date: 2 September 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

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Closing: 29 April 2023, 11:59pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom, Isle of Man, Channel Islands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

27 June 2019

Closing date

29 April 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

30 April 2023

Contract end date

1 May 2023

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?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



CCS is setting up a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for a period of 48 months with the extension option of 24 months. Bidders can request to participate for this DPS for its 48 month duration including any extension periods. This DPS is being procured under the Light Touch Regime (LTR), and is subject to limited regulations, in accordance with Regulations 74-76 PCR2015. This DPS provides central government and wider public sector with the opportunity to procure services within the scope of the existing and new Apprenticeship Standards for England (SASE) live Frameworks, Apprenticeships Standards, End Point Assessments (EPAs); and related services via a number of Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) registered suppliers on the Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) Register and or the Register of EPA Organisations (RoEPAO). CCS reserve the right to reduce, extend or terminate the DPS period at any time during its life time; as set out in the terms of the DMP Agreement.

More information



Additional text

N.B. Please be aware the dates input in the 'Contract Start Date' and 'Contract End Date' have been revised to enable the opportunity to remain open on Contracts Finder. However, the Contract 'Closing Date' input is correct and is a true reflection of the contract end date for RM6102 - Apprenticeship Training Dynamic Marketplace

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service


9th Floor, The Capital,
Old Hall Street
L3 9PP




Closing: 29 April 2023, 11:59pm