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Title: Adult Community Learning (ACL) Grant Commissioning Framework
Published by: Wrexham County Borough Council
Publication Date: 22/05/2017
Deadline Date: 23/06/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is responsible for overseeing Adult Community Learning (ACL) in Wrexham.
Wrexham’s ACL Partnership seeks to support Welsh Government’s ACL strategy by offering a diverse range of courses including both accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities.
The partnership seeks to create a framework of providers who are able to provide a range of services to adults.
CPV: 80400000, 80400000, 80400000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Wrexham County Borough Council

Lampbit Street

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Telephone: +44 1978292794

E-mail: rachel.sanders@wrexham.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL23

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.wrexham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0264

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Adult Community Learning (ACL) Grant Commissioning Framework

Reference number: PROC17-04

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80400000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is responsible for overseeing Adult Community Learning (ACL) in Wrexham.

Wrexham’s ACL Partnership seeks to support Welsh Government’s ACL strategy by offering a diverse range of courses including both accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities.

The partnership seeks to create a framework of providers who are able to provide a range of services to adults.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Accredited Qualifications (Lot 1)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL23


Main site or place of performance:

Wrexham

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is responsible for overseeing Adult Community Learning (ACL) in Wrexham.

Wrexham’s ACL Partnership seeks to support Welsh Government’s ACL strategy by offering a diverse range of courses including both accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities.

The partnership seeks to create a framework of providers who are able to provide a range of services to adults. These include:

- supporting those taking the first steps into learning

- providing skills for life and embedding basic skills

- providing skills for independent living and skills for work

- contributing to personal development and wellbeing, and

- developing active citizenship. (Welsh Government, 2016)

WCBC are looking to appoint providers to two lots within this Framework:

- Accredited Qualifications – These would be defined as courses or provision which met the criteria for the QCF framework, and which offered the opportunity of the service user achieving a qualification at the end of the provision.

- Engagement Services – These would be services or provision which supports service users taking the first steps into learning and/or work. These services would contribute to personal development and wellbeing. It is not expected that these services would provide a qualification at the end of the provision.

There are no restrictions on the type of training that is made available to adult learners as this very much depends on the individual needs of each participant.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 80

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Engagement Services (Lot 2)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL23


Main site or place of performance:

Wrexham

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is responsible for overseeing Adult Community Learning (ACL) in Wrexham.

Wrexham’s ACL Partnership seeks to support Welsh Government’s ACL strategy by offering a diverse range of courses including both accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities.

The partnership seeks to create a framework of providers who are able to provide a range of services to adults. These include:

- supporting those taking the first steps into learning

- providing skills for life and embedding basic skills

- providing skills for independent living and skills for work

- contributing to personal development and wellbeing, and

- developing active citizenship. (Welsh Government, 2016)

WCBC are looking to appoint providers to two lots within this Framework:

- Accredited Qualifications – These would be defined as courses or provision which met the criteria for the QCF framework, and which offered the opportunity of the service user achieving a qualification at the end of the provision.

- Engagement Services – These would be services or provision which supports service users taking the first steps into learning and/or work. These services would contribute to personal development and wellbeing. It is not expected that these services would provide a qualification at the end of the provision.

There are no restrictions on the type of training that is made available to adult learners as this very much depends on the individual needs of each participant.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 80

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/06/2017

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/06/2017

Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=66650

(WA Ref:66650)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Wrexham County Borough Council

Lampbit Street

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Telephone: +44 1978292794

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/05/2017


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Main Contact: rachel.sanders@wrexham.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
80400000Adult and other education servicesEducation and training services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1023Flintshire and Wrexham

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