Published date: 28 November 2023

Last edited date: 4 December 2023

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 January 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

28 November 2023

Closing date

12 January 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2024

Contract end date

31 March 2025

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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Chesterfield Borough Council is seeking applications for projects to be delivered under the Future Skills Development Fund between 1 April 2024 and 31st March 2025. The Future Skills Development Fund seeks to provide funding for up to four projects in Chesterfield that provide innovative approaches to addressing local skills gaps and increasing capacity within local skills provision, particularly in the areas of digital, STEM and green skills provision.
The fund will support activity that address gaps in local skills provision and increase capacity for the delivery of 'future skills' in local skills provision locally. We are seeking to work with up to three organisations to deliver projects that address gaps in provision in the areas of STEM Skills, Low Carbon and Sustainability and Digital.
• £50,000 is available for LOT 1 (STEM Skills); providing both capital and revenue funding of £30,000 and £20,000
• £55,000 is available for LOT 2 (Low Carbon and Sustainability); providing both capital and revenue funding of £35,000 and £20,000.
• £55,000 is available for LOT 3 (Digital); providing both capital and revenue funding of £35,000 and £20,000.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Provision of the Delivery of The Future Skills Development Programme

  • Opportunity
  • Published 28 November 2023


About the buyer

Contact name

Alex Jagger


Town Hall
Rose Hill
S40 1LP


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