Published date: 22 February 2021

Last edited date: 24 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: 26 March 2021, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Training services - 80500000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

22 February 2021

Closing date

26 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

20 April 2021

Contract end date

1 December 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Mainstream Training has been awarded a grant to deliver the above project which is funded up to 50% by the European Union Social Fund (managing agent the DWP).

The project is to support the Priority Axis 2 of the Operational Programme: Skills for Growth and the Investment Priority 2.1 Enhancing Equal Access to Lifelong Learning. The specific objective is to support the basic skills needs of employed persons within the South East LEP region, particularly in SME and micro businesses. The project seeks to support individuals with no qualifications or with level one only to progress.

Mainstream Training wishes to sub-contract the vocational training to be delivered by this project and invites bids from training providers who can deliver all of the elements of the training pathways detailed below. Delivery will be to employed individuals throughout the SELEP region and is ultimately funded 50% from the European Social Fund and 50% from employer match funding.

All Procurement will be run via the Market Dojo e-sourcing portal -

Market Dojo Procurement ID: 76039
Invitation Code: 366AFB

Interested participants must register as prospective tenderers via the Market Dojo portal via the following address -

About the buyer

Contact name

Steve Rowland


2-3 Blotts Barn,,Brooks Road,, Raunds