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Title: BEST Training: Building Information Modelling
Published by: Cardiff University
Publication Date: 18/07/2014
Deadline Date: 28/08/2014
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Welsh Government has clearly positioned the pursuit of green jobs in the context of a transition to a more sustainable and low carbon economy. The Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST) programme provides a strategy for the development and delivery of tailored, relevant, sustainability-focused training for the existing Built Environment workforce of Wales, delivered using a blend of traditional and blended-learning courses which will lead to transferable qualifications and skills in new technologies, applications and process that will future-proof the built environment whilst enhancing Wales' reputation as the frontrunner of sustainability in the UK and beyond.
BEST is a collaborative programme led by the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University (CU-WSA) in partnership with Asset Skills, CITB, Constructing Excellence in Wales, the Energy Saving Trust, Proskills and SummitSkills. BEST is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government to deliver training until July 2015.
The BEST Programme is currently seeking a Delivery Partner (or consortia of partners) to develop and deliver new training courses focusing on Building Information Modelling, aimed at the built environment professionals in Wales. BEST is able to offer a grant towards the costs of developing and delivering this training course to eligible participants. There is a requirement for providers to contribute match funding to this project.
Suppliers are requested to register and download the tender documents from the following web portal:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home
CPV: 80500000.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Cardiff University

Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UK

Huw Price

+44 2920879648

Buyline@cardiff.ac.uk


www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/

http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0258

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

BEST Training: Building Information Modelling

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

24

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Wales



UKL

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Welsh Government has clearly positioned the pursuit of green jobs in the context of a transition to a more sustainable and low carbon economy. The Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST) programme provides a strategy for the development and delivery of tailored, relevant, sustainability-focused training for the existing Built Environment workforce of Wales, delivered using a blend of traditional and blended-learning courses which will lead to transferable qualifications and skills in new technologies, applications and process that will future-proof the built environment whilst enhancing Wales' reputation as the frontrunner of sustainability in the UK and beyond.

BEST is a collaborative programme led by the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University (CU-WSA) in partnership with Asset Skills, CITB, Constructing Excellence in Wales, the Energy Saving Trust, Proskills and SummitSkills. BEST is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government to deliver training until July 2015.

The BEST Programme is currently seeking a Delivery Partner (or consortia of partners) to develop and deliver new training courses focusing on Building Information Modelling, aimed at the built environment professionals in Wales. BEST is able to offer a grant towards the costs of developing and delivering this training course to eligible participants. There is a requirement for providers to contribute match funding to this project.

Suppliers are requested to register and download the tender documents from the following web portal:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=12787.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

80500000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

The Welsh Government has clearly positioned the pursuit of green jobs in the context of a transition to a more sustainable and low carbon economy. The Built Environment Sustainability Training (BEST) programme provides a strategy for the development and delivery of tailored, relevant, sustainability-focused training for the existing Built Environment workforce of Wales, delivered using a blend of traditional and blended-learning courses which will lead to transferable qualifications and skills in new technologies, applications and process that will future-proof the built environment whilst enhancing Wales' reputation as the frontrunner of sustainability in the UK and beyond.

BEST is a collaborative programme led by the Welsh School of Architecture at Cardiff University (CU-WSA) in partnership with Asset Skills, CITB, Constructing Excellence in Wales, the Energy Saving Trust, Proskills and SummitSkills. BEST is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government to deliver training until July 2015.

The BEST Programme is currently seeking a Delivery Partner (or consortia of partners) to develop and deliver new training courses focusing on Building Information Modelling, aimed at the built environment professionals in Wales. BEST is able to offer a grant towards the costs of developing and delivering this training course to eligible participants. There is a requirement for providers to contribute match funding to this project.

Suppliers are requested to register and download the tender documents from the following web portal:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/aspx/Home

II.2.2)

Options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

Joint and Several Liability

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

Match Funding (Please see specification for details)

The BEST Programme is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government. As with all ESF-funded programme, the BEST programme csannto be totally funded with ESF money. The BEST programme attracts 50% of its funding from the European money and the additional 50% is cntributed by Programme partners. This is known as Match Funding. Match Funding refers to the amount of non-European funding required to make up the full cost of the programme.

Delivery Partners will need to evidence a contribution of 50% match funding towards the costs of developing and delivery the training course. (Please see the specification for further details).

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


(1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.

(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.

(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.

(4) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.

(5) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.

(6) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established

(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


(1) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.




III.2.3)

Technical capacity


(1) A statement of the candidate's average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years

(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;

(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.

(4) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.

(5) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided

(6) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;

(7) A statement of the candidate's technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;

(8) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.

(9) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.

(10) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.

(11) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.




III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

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IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

SPEC417/GHP

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

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Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 28-08-2014  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates


IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

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Conditions for opening tenders





Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

Yes



The BEST Programme is supported by the European Social Fund, through the Welsh Government.

VI.3)

Additional Information

(WA Ref:12787)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

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VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 18-07-2014

ANNEX A

Additional Addresses and Contact Points

I)

Address and contact points from which further information can be obtained



Cardiff University

Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UK

Huw Price

+44 2920879648

Buyline@cardiff.ac.uk

www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/

II)

Address and contact points from which specifications and additional documentation may be obtained



Cardiff University

Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UK

Huw Price

+44 2920879648


www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/

III)

Address and contact points to which Tenders/Requests to Participate must be sent



Cardiff University

Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0DE

UK

Huw Price

+44 2920879648


www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/

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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
80500000Training servicesEducation and training services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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