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Fife College requires a single qualified and experienced supplier to deliver part of our Renewable Energy Engagement programme in schools throughout Fife and the surrounding areas in order to deliver the key points of the Curriculum for Excellence in ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Fife College
Pittsburgh Road
Dunfermline
KY11 8DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sharon Dewar
Telephone: +44 1383845116
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM22

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.fife.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10523

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Renewable Energy Engagement in Schools.

Reference number: FC-2016-0029
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71314000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Fife College requires a single qualified and experienced supplier to deliver part of our Renewable Energy Engagement programme in schools throughout Fife and the surrounding areas in order to deliver the key points of the Curriculum for Excellence in Partnership with Fife College staff.

Renewable Energy Engagement in Schools to deliver key points of Curriculum for Excellence including demonstrations of the production and use of renewable energies (Wind, Solar, Ground Source Heat and Hydrogen). The main requirements are:

- STEM Roadshows in Schools;

- STEM Workshops (School Visits to your premises);

- CPD Training for Teachers and Tutors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71314000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM22
NUTS code: UKM23
NUTS code: UKM21
NUTS code: UKM27
NUTS code: UKM25
Main site or place of performance:

In schools across Fife and the surrounding areas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Fife College requires a single qualified and experienced supplier to deliver part of our Renewable Energy Engagement programme in schools throughout Fife and the surrounding areas in order to deliver the key points of the Curriculum for Excellence in Partnership with Fife College staff.

Renewable Energy Engagement in Schools to deliver key points of Curriculum for Excellence including demonstrations of the production and use of renewable energies (Wind, Solar, Ground Source Heat and Hydrogen). The main requirements are:

- STEM Roadshows in Schools;

- STEM Workshops (School Visits to your premises);

- CPD Training for Teachers and Tutors.

Services are to be provided within the available proportion of funds provided by the Scottish Funding Council, pricing must therefore be capped at a maximum charge detailed in the Specification. This maximum charge must be inclusive of all STEM Roadshows, Workshops and CPD sessions inclusive of Staffing, Accommodation, Materials, Facilities, Student Transportation and any other associated costs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 x 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Please see Specification for full details of the requirement.

Please note that the section highlighted at paragraph 3.4.7 will be updated as soon as the Fife Council CPD policy is available.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Performance conditions are included within the Specification.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 175-314122
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/04/2017
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

June 2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Full details of the requirement are in the ITT documentation

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=488237.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Fife College is committed to maximising Community Benefits from its procurement activities. As such, the Contractor will be encouraged to support the social and economic objectives in relevant and beneficial ways. Suggested Community Benefits may include:

- Allowing pre-agreed access to the industrial facilities/Contractor's premises with expert input to support Senior School and College students with individual projects e.g. engineering science.

- Jointly design, run and coordinate the annual Scottish Technogames with the College for teams of P7 pupils from around Fife. Tasks include preparing kits, setting up rooms, assisting pupils with robot building, developing challenges, arranging for judges, scoring, prize giving and associated PR throughout the day, including the provision of appropriate accommodation.

- Jointly design, run and coordinate the annual Hydrogen Challenge with Fife College for pupils S2 and above. To include all preparation, provision of hydrogen and fuel cell kits, setting challenges, live demonstrations of hydrogen fuel cell technology, assisting pupil with design and building, comparing, judging, scoring, prize giving, and PR, including the provision of appropriate accommodation.

- Host meetings, including Fife College STEM Strategy meetings on a regular basis, at least quarterly. Appropriate accommodation and refreshments to be provided for approximately 12-15 attendees.

- Participation in the existing voluntary delivery to community groups, clubs and special schools. These voluntary sessions are required to take place at evenings and weekends.

(SC Ref:488237)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=488237

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Fife College
Pittsburgh Road
Dunfermline
KY11 8DY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8442480115
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.fife.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/03/2017