- 1 Jun 2016
Who can access: all public sector
Contract status: live
Dates of contract: 1 June 2016 to 31 May 2020
Category: procurement and commercial training frameworks
The provision of IT training services in the Scottish Government.
This framework agreement will be available for use by core Scottish Government departments and 17 agencies and associated departments and Scottish non-departmental public bodies served by Scottish Ministers.
What is in scope
The IT training services framework is available for:
- call-off contract: booking on an open course, for example, course run by the provider open to or accessible by the public. This is done on a strict rotational basis
- mini competition for bespoke/closed course: courses designed for and/or run exclusively for the framework body
What is out of scope
- consultancy services
Who can use this
Scottish Government, third sector, other public bodies via the Scottish Government that are listed in the buyer's guide
Benefits for public bodies using this framework include:
- enabling IT capability to effectively deliver better outcomes for the people of Scotland through the efficient, skilled and prudent use of IT skills
If a call-off is required the framework public body and/or delegate should contact the Programme and Project Management Centre of Expertise at PPM-CoE@gov.scot before making contact with any supplier.
Lot 1: eRDM training
17 Renfield Street
Lot 2: End user application training
1 Blythswood Square
Phone: 0844 544 4226
Mobile: 07798 787105
Lot 3: IT specialist training
Lot 3 will operate a ranking procedure. As per the details below QA are ranked number 1 and Elite are ranked number 2.
When a requirement for an external trainer arises, the contract manager will contact QA ranked number 1 in the first instance to establish their availability to deliver the course. No negotiation on dates will take place.
In the event that QA ranked number 1 is unavailable on the date(s) in question the work will then be offered to the Elite ranked number 2.
This process will be repeated until the requirement has been allocated to a contractor.
Training provider ranked number 1
17 Renfield Street
Phone number: 0141 226 1312 / 0772 133 1599
Training provider ranked number 2
Elite Training and Consultancy Services (Scotland)
1 Blythwood Square
Phone number: 0844 544 4226 / 0141 222 2227 / 07798 787015
See the attached buyer's guide for more information.
Information regarding pricing will be discussed with contractors individually on issue of each strict rotation.
Scottish Government contract manager for Lots 1 and 2
Head of Knowledge and Information Management
Phone: 0131 244 8126
Scottish Government contract manager for Lot 3
IT Governance Manager
Phone: 0131 244 0129