Published date: 2 February 2021

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: 4 March 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Specialist training services - 80510000

  • Technical training services - 80531200

  • Environmental training services - 80540000

    • Safety training services - 80550000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£100,000 to £150,000

Procurement reference


Published date

2 February 2021

Closing date

4 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

4 May 2021

Contract end date

3 May 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



We, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) on behalf of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) are seeking proposals from suitably qualified providers for the provision of:- Hazardous Materials and Environmental Protection Officer (HMEPO) training.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is routinely called upon to take the lead in resolving a range of incidents involving hazardous materials. In addition to conventional incidents involving hazardous materials, GMFRS also have a responsibility to respond to incidents involving the use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear materials.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service requires HMEPO training as detailed below:-
• LOT 1 - HMEPO Initial Skills Acquisition Training Course
• LOT 2 - HMEPO Instructor Training Course
• LOT 3 - HMEPO Requalification (refresher) Training Course

About the buyer

Contact name

Debbie Partington


Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
146 Bolton Road, Swinton
M27 8US


+44 1616083567


Closing: 4 March 2021, 12pm