Employee Development Services - 2021

01/07/2021 - 30/06/2023 (option to extend 2x12 months)

This free to access framework covers Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Apprenticeships and Functional Skills Training and provides a flexible vehicle to contract. The agreement will open at quarterly intervals for new providers to bid. 

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NOE CPC have tendered to provide a framework agreement for the provision of Employee Development Services. The framework covers Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Apprenticeships and Functional Skills Training.
The intention is that this framework agreement will provide a flexible vehicle to contract with providers, which will reflect over time the needs of Contracting Authorities. The framework will open at quarterly intervals for new providers to bid.

The framework is split into the following Lots:

  • Lot 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This Lot may also be utilised by Contracting Authorities to identify and contract with providers of coaching and /or mentoring services.

  • Lot 2 Apprenticeships

Direct award and further competitions available and allows Contracting Authorities to access Skills Funding Agency approved providers.

  • Lot 3 Functional Skills Training

Functional skills apply to diverse careers and industries and are equivalent to GCSE’s. They are required qualifications for apprenticeships, and may be required by some NHS staff to progress into employment where these are essential requirements.

  • Flexible vehicle to tender and direct award for learning and development services
  • Reopens quarterly to give suppliers in the market the opportunity to bid
  • Contracting Authorities may re-open the competition to meet their own requirements at any stage
  • Allows for a broad range of requirements to be met, including functional skills training to support staff with their career development
  • Providers to Lot 2 all meet national standards and are on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers
  • Supports Contracting Authorities in accessing Apprenticeship funding. 

Lot 1: Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Lot 2: Apprenticeships

Lot 3: Functional Skills Training 

  • Access Skills
  • Barnsley College
  • Beyond Consultants Ltd
  • Buttercups Training Ltd
  • De Montfort University
  • Derwentside College
  • Doncaster College
  • Eliesha Training Ltd
  • Health Coaching Academy Ltd
  • Hit Training Ltd T/A Connect2care
  • Impact Futures
  • ioda Ltd
  • Keele University
  • Let's get Healthy
  • Lifetime Training Group Ltd
  • Marr Corporation Ltd
  • Middlesbrough College
  • Multiverse
  • Prostart Training
  • QA Ltd
  • Qube Qualifications and Development Ltd
  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • Source Solutions UK Hull Ltd
  • Teesside University School of Health and Social Care
  • The Open University
  • The Sheffield College
  • The University of Huddersfield
  • The University of Sheffield
  • Total People Ltd (part of the LTE Group)
  • University of Bradford
  • Wakefield College
  • Woodspeen Training.

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