Published date: 22 September 2021

Last edited date: 22 September 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: 22 October 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

22 September 2021

Closing date

22 October 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

4 January 2022

Contract end date

31 December 2022

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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Leicester City Council, working in partnership with Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd (LLEP), invites tenders for the provision of a programme targeted at the prevention of young people becoming NEET and facing long term unemployment.

To counteract a complex set of circumstances that can lead to a young person becoming NEET, a blended and supported programme with early interventions and signposting to LLEP areas of job growth or stability is required which will offer a realistic pathway to some young people in the greatest of need.

This programme will engage 30 young people at risk of becoming NEET and facing long term unemployment in the Leicester and Leicestershire area.

Further information about the opportunity can be found in the tender documentation (

The proposed contract will be for 12 months, with an option to extend for a period or periods totalling no more than a further three months.

This is a one-off requirement.

Submissions must be received by 12:00 noon on 22 October 2021 at the very latest. via the EastMidsTenders portal:

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

PAN2572 - Prevention of Young People becoming NEET etc

  • Opportunity
  • Published 22 September 2021


About the buyer

Contact name

Amina Laher


City Hall (4th Floor)
115 Charles Street


+44 1164544032