Published date: 18 December 2018

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: 18 December 2022

Contract summary


  • Personnel-training services - 79632000

  • Education and training services - 80000000

  • Technical and vocational secondary education services - 80210000

    • Adult and other education services - 80400000

    • Training services - 80500000

    • Specialist training services - 80510000

    • Training programme services - 80521000

    • Vocational training services - 80530000

    • Industrial and technical training services - 80531000

    • Management training services - 80532000

    • Computer-user familiarisation and training services - 80533000

    • Computer training services - 80533100

    • Safety training services - 80550000

    • Health and first-aid training services - 80560000

    • Personal development training services - 80570000

Location of contract

SG17 5TQ

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

18 December 2018

Closing date

18 December 2022

Contract start date

19 December 2022

Contract end date

20 December 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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

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Bedfordshire Employment & Skills Service as Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) (the "Authority") wishes to invite Tenders for the supply of services in respect of adult training courses across Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough local authority areas.

The Bedfordshire Employment & Skills Service is recognised as a high performing and experienced Service. We rely on funding from the Education & Skills Funding Agency as an executive agency of the Department of Education.

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Linda Sharpstone


Priory House
SG17 5TQ
United Kingdom


0300 300 5850