Published date: 9 February 2024

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: 8 March 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Adult and other education services - 80400000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

9 February 2024

Closing date

8 March 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2024

Contract end date

31 March 2025

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.

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The Council wishes to invite tenders for the supply of services in respect of Short courses to focus on local digital skills courses example include - Digital literacy, data analysis, interpretation and reporting, digital marketing, Microsoft office training, artificial intelligence, automation, basic programming and networking, cyber security, website and graphic design
The aims/objectives/service priorities of this contract are: Intervention E41 - Funding to support local digital skills
Further information on the requirement and relevant performance standards are available within the Specification.
The anticipated contract commencement date is 01/04/2024
The Council proposes to enter one contract for an initial period of 12 Months
Any proposed extension is subject to satisfactory performance by the supplier and in accordance with the Council's business requirements.
Any proposed extension to the contract will be agreed in writing between the Council and the supplier.
The expenditure over the life of the contract is £80,000

About the buyer

Contact name

Ben Elliott


Melton Borough Council
Parkside, Station Approach, Burton Street
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1GH