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1st August 2018

External Training Provision Market Consultation: Presentations Available

NEPO is preparing for a competitive procurement exercise to create a regional solution for External Training Provision. The procurement process will be led by Gateshead Council, working in partnership with NEPO and its Member Authorities.

The regional solution will take the form of a Pseudo Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). By operating a pseudo DPS, suppliers will be able to join the opportunity at any point during its lifetime.

The proposed scope of the DPS is listed below:
  • Workforce Development Training
  • Adult Social Care Training
  • Children’s Social Care Training
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Corporate Training
  • Early Years Training
  • Construction Trade Training
  • Fleet/Vehicle Training
  • Health & Safety Training
  • ICT Training
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Social Worker Training
  • Administration and Business Support
  • Management/Leadership Training

It is anticipated that the OJEU Notice and Invitation to Tender will be published in September 2018 for return in October 2018. The evaluation period will follow, with appointment to the DPS in December 2018.

As part of this, a market consultation events took place on 2 July 2018, to update suppliers and provide an opportunity for questions and feedback.

Click here to download the event presentations
Click here to download the accompanying notes.