Modified Dynamic Purchasing System For The Provision Of Apprenticeship Training Provision

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Lincolnshire County Council
Lincoln
Lincoln
Ln1 1YL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Thea Croxall
Telephone: +44 1522550381
E-mail: thea.croxall@lincolnshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF30

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/opportunities

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/opportunities
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
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:

Modified Dynamic Purchasing System for the Provision of Apprenticeship Training Provision

II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015. This procurement of apprenticeship training falls under Regulation 74 of the Public Contract Regulations — Social and other Services and as such the Light Touch Regime Rules apply. The procurement procedure also follows Regulation 76, whereby the contracting authority can determine the procedures to be applied. This MDPS will be fully electronic and the Council will be using the Due North ProContract platform to host the system. MDPS will support the award of contracts by establishing a Catalogue of Apprenticeship Provision, or following a further competitions. Further details can be found in section IV.I.11 and VI.3.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

1. Digital;

2. Construction;

3. Education and Childcare;

4. Legal, Finance and Accounting;

5. engineering and Manufacturing;

6. Health and Science;

7. Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care;

8. Business and Administrative;

9. Catering and Hospitality;

10. Creative and Design;

11. Transport and Logistics;

12. Sales, Marketing and Procurement;

13. Social Care;

14. Protective Services.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

1 Digital

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Digital.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

2. Construction

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Construction.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

3. Education and Childcare

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Education and Childcare.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

4. Legal, Finance and Accounting

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Legal, finance and Accounting.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

5. Engineering and Manufacturing

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Engineering and Manufacturing.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

6. Health and Science

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Health and Science.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

7. Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

8. Business and Administrative

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Business and Administrative.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

9. Catering and Hospitality

Lot No: 9
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Catering and Hospitality.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

10. Creative and Design

Lot No: 10
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Creative and Design.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

11. Transport and Logistics

Lot No: 11
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Transport and Logistics.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

12. Sales, Marketing and Procurement

Lot No: 12
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Sales, Marketing and Procurement.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

13. Social Care

Lot No: 13
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Social Care.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

14. Protective Services

Lot No: 14
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80530000
80430000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

For Lincolnshire County Council and its Maintained Schools the main site/place of performance will be the County of Lincolnshire. For other organisations it is the County of operation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Apprenticeship Training within the T Level Category of Protective Services.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 05/03/2018
End: 04/03/2028
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Lincolnshire County Council is implementing a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System (MDPS) to support the Council and its Maintained Schools to procure Apprenticeship Training in accordance with both the Education and Skills Funding Agency Rules and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

To succeed in securing a place on this modified DPS, suppliers must be on the Education and Skills Funding Agency's (ESFA) “Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers”. To register visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/register-of-apprenticeship-training-providers#how-to-apply-to-become-an-apprenticeship-training-provider.

Suppliers must be listed on the Education and Skills Funding Agency's (ESFA) Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, in accordance with the ESFA's.

Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have been through an application process with the ESFA that considers due diligence, capability, quality and financial health to assess their capability to deliver high-quality apprenticeship training.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The Modified Dynamic Purchasing System will be in existance for a minimum of 5 years with the option to extend for a further 5 years.
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/regulation/76/made
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Award of contracts through this MDPS will be via one of 2 methods.

1. Inviting Suppliers to be included in a Catalogue of Apprenticeship Training, followed by a desk-based evaluation to identify most economical advantageous offer;

2. Conduct of a further competition, with the most economically advantageous tender awarded the contract.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 01/02/2028
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Award of contracts through this MDPS will be via one of 2 methods.

1. Suppliers on the MDPS will be invited to submit Delivery Plans for each apprenticeship framework or standard they are accredited to deliver. The Council will evaluate to ensure that the submission meets with the minimum quality standard of 70/100. All submissions meeting or exceeding this quality standard will be added to the Council's Catalogue of Apprenticeship Provision. Council Staff, Maintained Schools and other partners included within the scope of this procurement will then perform desk based evaluations — evaluating Price and Quality to determine which Apprenticeship Training Programme is the most economically advantageous offer.

2. Suppliers will be invited to submit responses to further competitions issued through the MDPS, and the specific contract will be awarded to the supplier offering the most economically advantageous Tender.

Further information on the award process, including award criteria and subcriteria for both processes referred to above is included within the Procurement Documents.

Whilst the MDPS has been set up to facilitate the procurement of apprenticeship training for Lincolnshire County Council and its maintained schools, the MDPS is available to other local council ie County, Metropolitan, City, District, Borough Council or a Unitary Authority, NHS Trust or organisation and fire and rescue public sector organisations within the East Midlands, East of England and Yorkshire.

The MDPS will run for a 5 year period with the option to extend for a further period of 5 years. The total estimated annual contract value is 2 000 000 GBP amounting to 10 000 000 GBP for the initial five year period, extending to 20 000 000 GBP if the additional 5 year extension is used. Lincolnshire County Council and it’s maintained schools attracts an annual levy of around 1 000 000 GBP/annum. The additional amount accounted for in this procurement is to facilitate contract awards of the other organisations included within the scope of this procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Legal Services Lincolnshire
County Offices, Newland, Lincoln
Lincoln
LN1 1YL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1522552573
E-mail: Legalservices@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Internet address:https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Legal Services Lincolnshire
County Offices, Newland, Lincoln
Lincoln
LN1 1YL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1522552573
E-mail: Legalservices@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Internet address:https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Legal Services Lincolnshire
County Offices, Newland, Lincoln
Lincoln
LN1 1YL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1522552573
E-mail: Legalservices@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Internet address:www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/03/2018