Published date: 1 November 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: 30 November 2021, 11am

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

1 November 2021

Closing date

30 November 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

25 January 2022

Contract end date

23 January 2026

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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The Skills & Apprenticeship Hub Team are part of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and Strategic Investment Fund (SIF).

A 'Priority Training Support' programme is being developed to support locally based employers. The priority areas have been developed from a survey undertook with LCR employers in June 2021. These priority training areas have been separated into 19 Lots.
LCRCA is looking for organisations to deliver a series of short yet focused and challenging training programmes that adhere to a predetermined framework of elements that are detailed within the specifications for each of the lots.
The framework will run for 4 years, funded by the above-mentioned schemes up until December 2022. When we will look to seek other funding streams in order to call of the framework in the future.

We have 18 lots listed below, each lot will be single party, suppliers may bid for a maximum of 3 lots in total:
Lot 1 Leadership & Management - Theory & Skills
Lot 2 Leadership & Management - Performance
Lot 3 Leadership & Management - Staffing
Lot 4 Business Skills - Business Fundamentals
Lot 5 Business Skills - Marketing
Lot 6 Business Skills - Languages
Lot 7 Business Skills - Import/Export Regulations & Tax
Lot 8 Basic skill - IT Skills
Lot 9 Basic skills - Visual Basics
Lot 10 Soft Support Skills Team Member
Lot 11 Soft Support Skills - Mental Health - Stress and Resilience
Lot 12 Soft Support Skills - Problem Solving
Lot 13 Hospitality - Tour Guide
Lot 14 Hospitality - Marketing
Lot 15 Hospitality - Management
Lot 16 Hospitality - Events
Lot 17 Hospitality - Customer Service Skills
Lot 18 Hospitality - Digital Sales
Lot 19 Advanced IT Skills

About the buyer

Contact name



1 Mann Island
L3 1BP
United Kingdom