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Tenders Update February 2024

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Take a look at Tenders Update February 2024 for an overview of the latest opportunities open to providers of services to the Essential Skills sector.

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Market Engagement for Pre-16 and Post-16 Maths Programmes (NCETM and AMSP)

The purpose of this zero-value notice is to notify the market that the Department for Education intends to Undertake market engagement activities including one or more event(s) in early 2024 to present its vision for maths programmes in England and seek expert input from potential suppliers.

Closing date: 29 February 2024

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Contract for a General and Life Skills Programme – Staffordshire County Council

The programme’s aim is to improve the statistics in, consisting of supporting residents complete functional skills courses which will allow them to take a step closer to the labour market, level up within the digital world, effectively communicate with others, and collaborate with new and emerging technologies in the workplace.

Closing date: 7th March 2024

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UKSPF E41 DIGITAL SKILLS for Bassetlaw District Council

The Council wishes to invite tenders for the supply of services in respect of Short courses to focus on local digital skills courses example include – Digital literacy, data analysis, interpretation and reporting, digital marketing, Microsoft office training, artificial intelligence, automation, basic programming and networking, cyber security, website and graphic design.

Closing date: 8th March 2024

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Bolsover Skills to Thrive 19+

Bolsover District faces social and economic challenges that include a prevalence of low paid work in low productivity sectors such as retail, warehousing and some parts of the health and social care sector; and high levels of area deprivation with nearly half of all areas (46%) in Bolsover being in the 20% most deprived nationally in relation to the Education, Skills and Training domain.

Closing date: 18th March 2024

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T level Professional Development – Future Delivery Options

The DfE is considering its options for the continued provision of professional development support to Further Education (FE) providers who deliver T Level courses.

Closing date: 31st March 2024

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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

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Skills, Training, Employability and Learning Provision Dynamic Purchasing System

Sheffield City Council leads an extensive and well-established programme of commissioned services from a network of providers throughout private, public, voluntary and community sectors.

Closing date: 28 February 2025

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Employability, adult skills, community learning & careers guidance

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council are tendering for a range of projects supported by the European Social Fund and ERDF European Regional Development Fund. Projects will help to deliver employability support (age 16+), adult skills and community learning and offer support to employed individuals who wish to progress in work, move into new sectors or are at risk of redundancy, along with supporting Careers Information Advice and Guidance to all age groups. This will also include Consultancy services required to facilitate the delivery of the above requirements.

Closing date: 1 August 2025

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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

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Shaw Trust Delivery Partner Dynamic Purchasing Service

The Delivery Partners Dynamic Purchasing System (DPDPS) is currently open until May 2026. Current contracts are with a range of commissioners including but not limited to DWP, ESFA and HMPPS. The three business areas are Children’s and Young Peoples Services. Employability, Health and Wellbeing and Learning and Skills.

Closing date: 29th May 2026

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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

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Adult Learning and Skills Activities in Community Settings – Sheffield City Council

Sheffield City Council’s grant for the 19+ Adult Education Budget (AEB) for both formula funded and non-formula funding will fund learning for Adults 19+ who live in South Yorkshire, so that they can improve their skills, get back to work or remain and progress in work. The Council is now inviting suppliers to apply to their Dynamic Purchasing Service.

Closing date: 31st July 2027

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Prison Education Dynamic Purchasing System

The Ministry of Justice (the “Authority”) is seeking to establish the Prison Education Dynamic Purchasing System (PEDPS) for the provision of education, Information, Advice and Guidance and resettlement services to those in custody in England.

Closing date: 1st September 2028

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Adult Skills DPS

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is seeking provision of adult skills training and commissioned activities to support individuals to gain the skills needed for life and work, including : progressing towards, entering into and sustaining work; upskilling or retraining in order to advance their career.

Closing date: 2 October 2033

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