Published date: 8 January 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: 26 February 2019

Contract summary


  • Health and safety services - 71317200

  • Training services - 80500000

Location of contract

RG31 7SD

Value of contract

£0 to £160,000

Procurement reference


Published date

8 January 2019

Closing date

26 February 2019

Contract start date

1 April 2019

Contract end date

31 March 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 sets out the statement of requirements for the provision of Health and Safety Training courses accredited to IOSH and Nebosh, the courses are estimates and not a commitment provide to Royal Berkshire Fire Authority (RBFA) ('The Authority'). The Authority takes seriously its commitment to health and safety. Given the nature of the work undertaken by fire fighters and the important role of its support staff in engendering a culture and ethos that supports this commitment, the provision of high quality training is seen as being key to our success in delivering a best in class Health and Safety service. This training is offered in two Lots.
Lot 1 is for the delivery of IOSH Accredited training
Lot 2 is for the delivery of Nebosh Accredited training
Interested suppliers are able to offer a tender proposal for either Lot or both Lots. Tenderers who apply for both Lots may also offer an additional discount if successful in being awarded both Lots.
As part of our collaborative programme Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority of Stocklake, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 1BD and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue of 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 but at present there is no commitment to calling any courses off.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Emma Peate


Newsham Court
Pincents Kiln
RG31 7SD


+44 118934736