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DfE Dynamic Purchasing System for Skills Bootcamps

A Prior Information Notice

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31 Oct 2022
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United Kingdom: England

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DfE is seeking to engage with suppliers who are interested in delivering Skills Bootcamps, building on successful delivery to date and as the third wave of Skills Bootcamps moves toward delivery. DfE are currently proposing to launch a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for a duration of up to 6 years with a value of approximately £1.5bn to support DfE’s Skills Bootcamps. DfE will be focusing on Skills Bootcamps in digital skills as a priority for the first competition run from the DPS.

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How DfE will engage with the market? Following the two previous market engagement events in April and May 2022, DfE is holding a final virtual market engagement event regarding the DPS. Virtual Market Engagement Event– Monday 14th November 2022, 11am – 12pm DfE invites any suppliers whose service offering potentially matches DfE’s requirements for Skills Bootcamps to attend the Virtual Market Engagement Event, which seeks to achieve the following outcomes : 1. To explain the DfE Dynamic Purchasing System for Skills Bootcamps 2. Prepare suppliers for the launch of the DfE Dynamic Purchasing System for Skills Bootcamps 3. Invite suppliers’ questions How to join the virtual market engagement event: Suppliers are invited to attend a virtual market engagement event on Monday 14th November 2022 from 11AM-12PM. To book your attendance (max. two per organisation), please use the below link to register via Microsoft Teams:,Wq4KJENTNU-SXNBM... Following the virtual market engagement event, suppliers are invited to complete a questionnaire. This questionnaire will offer the opportunity to ask any further questions on the Skills Bootcamps DPS. All subsequent questions and answers will be circulated to attendees and may be used in further market engagement activities. To access the follow-up supplier questionnaire, please use the below link: Please note that the follow-up questionnaire will become active, following the event on 14th November 2022. The event will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and recordings will be made available for those unable to attend. We will be looking to issue a draft Dynamic Purchasing Agreement (DPA) ahead of the session through the Jaggaer portal. The DPA is the document that suppliers will agree to as part of the DPS application and sign if they wish to onboard. There will be an opportunity to ask clarification questions during the Q&A session and through a questionnaire issued at the event. Additional information: This is an indicative value of the DfE Dynamic Purchasing System for Skills Bootcamps. The Department for Education (DfE) is not guaranteeing or committing to any specific value. This PIN is for market engagement only. It does not signify the commencement of any procurement process and does not constitute any commitment by DfE. If DfE decides to commence any procurement process(es) as contemplated

CPV Codes

  • 80000000 - Education and training services
  • 80500000 - Training services
  • 80531200 - Technical training services

Other Information

If you are planning to bid to become a supplier for a Skills Bootcamp in digital skills, please apply to the DPS as soon as possible after launch on 21st November 2022. For more information, please register as a supplier on the DfE Jaggaer portal via this link All information can be found under project_6939 including he “Supplier Information Document” regarding the DPS. Information can also be found at: ** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. **