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Providing Professional Accreditation to the NS CLM courses.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Room 2.1.02, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412242668
NUTS code: UKJ31

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Provision of Professional Accreditation of Navy Services (NS) Command, Leadership and Command (CLM) Courses.

Reference number: HOCS3b/00047
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Providing Professional Accreditation to the NS CLM courses.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 324 276.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ31
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NS is seeking a recognised UK awarding body to undertake the accreditation of its courses during the period from 1.3.2017 to 29.2.2020.The contract will encompass the professional accreditation of CLM training courses for officers and non-commissioned officers in both the RN and the RM. Courses are undertaken at various military training establishments within the UK. Owing to the nature of the courses, the NS is looking for qualifications in the areas of leadership and management. Each course must gain its own award without the introduction of additional work either during the course or after completion of the military training.Awards must be recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulation and sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework. Volume and academic level of each award will depend upon the ability of the awarding body to map the RN and RM training to their standards; NS will be seeking the greatest levels of credit within the Qfqual guidelines.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The Authority reserves the right to increase the number of suppliers invited to tender, at its discretion, depending on responses received.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: HOCS3b/00047

Professional Accreditation of RN/RM CLM Courses

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
City & Guilds of London Institute (ILM)
1 Giltspur Street
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ31
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 466 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 324 276.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Dual Accreditation of Courses.

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are SME's. However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information, the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the website provides information on the Government Security Classification. GO Reference: GO-201739-DCB-9760809.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
65 Brown Street
G2 8EX
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
65 Brown Street
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: