A round up of current invitations to tender for the provision of education and training services to the post 16 essential skills sector.
Adult and Youth Education Services
Plymouth City Council are currently planning a competitive tender exercise to select sub-contractors to deliver Adult and Youth Education Services provision for the next few years. New contracts are expected to commence on 1st August 2022.
Closing date for tender submissions: 25th January 2022.
Regional Specialist Lead Programme
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has Regional Specialist Leads (RSLs) for maths and English in each of the English regions. ETF is considering going out to tender to ensure best value in the continued delivery of the RSL programme. The incumbent delivery partner is under contract until 31st March 2022. If the work area does go out to tender, ETF would expect to award a 3-year contract to the successful bidder.
Closing date: open – approach to market 7 January 2022.
Neighbourhood Learning in Deprived Areas
Provision of adult learning in specific socially deprived areas in partnership with Wirral Council.
Closing date: open, approach to market 1st June 2022.
Adult and Community Learning Services
Suffolk Adult and Community Learning Services are inviting applicants to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of Adult and Community Learning Services.
Closing date: 26 March 2022
Establishing high quality training provision for senior mental health leads in schools and colleges
The Departmenrt for Education is looking for organisations to deliver grant-funded senior mental health lead training to schools and colleges between September 2021 and March 2022.
Closing date: 31 March 2022
Training Provision (AEB)
Stephenson College wishes to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System with suitable training providers to deliver qualifications and/or programmes eligible for funding under the college adult education budget funding contracts, on its behalf.
Closing date: 31st August 2022
Bedfordshire Employment & Skills Service
Bedfordshire Employment & Skills Service wishes to invite Tenders for the supply of services in respect of adult training courses across Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough local authority areas.
Closing date: 18 December 2022
Information from the Ministry of Justice for new suppliers wishign to apply to join the Prison Education Dynamic Purchasing System.
Closing date: 31st March 2023
Post-16 skills and training provision
Cheshire West & Chester Council (CW&C) are looking for the opportunity to develop new relationships with post-16 skills and training providers.
Closing date: 30 July 2024
Dynamic Purchasing System 2 – For the Provision of Work Focused Activities
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) intends to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to procure Work Focused Activities in Jobcentre Plus Districts in England, Scotland and Wales.
Closing date: 19 September 2025
Apprenticeship Training Provision
The Borough Council of Gateshead are an Apprenticeship Levy paying organisations. The Council is establishing a pseudo-DPS to establish a framework of approved providers of apprenticeship training.
Closing date: 1 July 2026