Published date: 31 May 2018

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: 21 June 2018

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

31 May 2018

Closing date

21 June 2018

Contract start date

1 September 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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The aim of Community Learning funding is to deliver unique flexible focussed provision to adults, not fundable from other Further Education (FE) budgets, to develop the skills, confidence, motivation and resilience of adults of different ages and backgrounds in order to:
• improve their health and well-being, including mental health
• progress towards formal learning or employment
• develop stronger communities
We are procuring for delivery of services in the geographical area of Somerset only. When we refer to 'Somerset' in this document or any of the other procurement documents, we mean the geographical area covered by the five districts and two unitary authorities set out below.
Somerset is comprised of a two-tier non-metropolitan county, administered by Somerset County Council and five district councils, and two unitary authority areas. The five districts of Somerset are West Somerset, South Somerset, Taunton Deane, Mendip, and Sedgemoor. The two unitary authorities are North Somerset and Bath & North East Somerset.

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About the buyer


Cheylesmore House
Quinton Road