Published date: 17 December 2021

Last edited date: 17 December 2021

This notice was replaced on 12 April 2022

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Awarded contract (published 12 April 2022)

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Contract summary


  • Training services - 80500000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

17 December 2021

Closing date

28 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 March 2022

Contract end date

31 December 2023

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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Corserv on behalf of Cornwall Development Company (CDC) and Cornwall Council is seeking to source and appoint suitably qualified training providers to deliver training to The People Hub Skills for Growth Project participants.

Following a successful application to the European Social Fund, CDC's The People Hub has secured European Social Fund and Cornwall Council investment to deliver the Skills Support for Growth Project located in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly.

The total value of this opportunity is up to £500,000. It is intended that this will be spread across several suppliers according to the overall requirements, and the Applicant's capacity. As such Applicants are encouraged to bid for only the elements that they are capable and have the capacity to provide. The People Hub (CDC) Skills for Growth will offer qualifications at any accredited level, including basic skills.

The intention is to appoint up to 10 training providers based on 25% Price, 60% Quality and 15% Social Value.

This project has been part-financed by grant funding from the European Social Fund and will be subject to conditions imposed by the funding body. Suppliers will be expected to comply with the relevant requirements and any associated regulations such as procurement, publicity, and eligibility criteria.

About the buyer

Contact name

Tim Hack


Corserv Head Office
Higher Trenant Road
PL27 6TW


+44 7968516752