Provision of Training - Skill Up Springboard

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Contract (Services)
22.5 month
09 Jun 2021
12 Aug 2021 to 30 Jun 2023
12 Jul 2021 11:00



United Kingdom:

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers


Following a successful application to the European Social Fund, Somerset County Council has secured £2,078,053 of European Social Fund (ESF) investment to deliver the Somerset Skills for Growth Project.

Total Quantity or Scope

Accredited units applicable to this tender can be found on the following site The Authority is conducting this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. This tender opportunity falls within Schedule 3 of the Regulations (Social and Other Specific Services) and below the Light Touch Regime threshold. Whilst this means that this Tender is exempt from EU procurement rules, it will be run in accordance with the EU Treaty principles of transparency, non-discrimination, equal treatment, mutual recognition, and proportionality. Along with satisfying the essential criteria for contract award, we are inviting Applicants to submit comprehensive and realistic method statements, with associated timescales, outlining the proposed customer journey, from the point of creating / sourcing a referral / receiving a referral, to the end of a participant’s involvement. We will ask Applicants to explain how their delivery method will achieve the desired outputs/outcomes ensuring all associated risks and issues are highlighted along with any mitigating actions.

Award Criteria

Delivering the Requirements 15%
Marketing the Opportunity 15%
Skills and Capacity 20%
Social Value 10%
Equality and Diversity and Environmental Sustainability 10%
price 30

CPV Codes

  • 80530000 - Vocational training services


  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Renewals are not available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.

Other Information

The Council is now seeking to procure and appoint suitably qualified suppliers to deliver the outputs and results specified within the Somerset Skills for Growth Grant Funding Agreement. The total value of this opportunity is up to £331,689.50 it is intended that this will be spread across several suppliers according to the overall requirements, and the Applicant’s capacity. As such Applicants are encouraged to bid for only the elements, they are capable and have the capacity to provide. ‘Skill Up Springboard’ will offer units at any accredited level, excluding basic skills. Accredited units applicable to this tender can be found on the following site https:/ ** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. **