Published date: 19 June 2018

Last edited date: 19 June 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: 13 July 2018

Contract summary


  • Staff training services - 80511000

  • Training programme services - 80521000

  • Technical training services - 80531200

Location of contract

RG31 7SD

Value of contract

£0 to £150,000

Procurement reference

RBFA 00000053

Published date

19 June 2018

Closing date

13 July 2018

Contract start date

1 August 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Fire and Rescue Services, FRS's have a duty s.7 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (FRSA 2004), in relation to firefighting, to \"secure the provision of the personnel, services and equipment necessary efficiently to meet all normal requirements.\" A similar duty applies under s. 8 in respect of road traffic accidents. FRS's also have a duty under s. 2 of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA 2004) to plan for emergencies and to maintain plans for the purpose of ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, that if an emergency occurs it is able to continue to perform its functions.

As part of the future resilience model the Authority is currently developing a range of actions relating to succession planning and developing uniformed officers for future roles in order to ensure that there is future capability built into the business resilience plan and capacity across the service to manage large scale critical incidents.

This specification within the ITT sets out the service requirement and proposed timelines for delivering the first set of L2 Incident Commander courses. All courses must meet the national operational guidance standards but may be tailored to provide a range of bespoke requirements as set out.

Full details of the requirements are provided within the ITT. This tender is being advertised to the market as an Open Tender through Contracts Finder. Arrangements for accessing and respond to this Invitation to Tender is provided within the documents.

More information


Additional text

To apply for this opportunity register onto our portal inTend:

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Moses Kuria


Pincents Kiln
Calcot, Reading
RG31 7SD
United Kingdom