Date closing 2018/02/23 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Reference number PW-$$ZH-154-31755
Solicitation number E60ZH-140001/C
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National
Capital Region, New Brunswick,
Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest
Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario,
Prince Edward Island, Quebec,
Notice type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
GSIN U009E: Informatics Training
Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts
Procurement entity Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity Public Works and Government Services Canada
Trade Agreement: NAFTA/CFTA/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
This solicitation is a Request for Bids to satisfy Canadas requirement for the provision of Commercially Available IT Training Services (CAITTS) to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements.
CAITTS is Training services related to Software and Information Technology that is commercially available, licensed, or sold to the general public and requires no special modification or maintenance over its life cycle. Subscription Training is specifically excluded from this definition and this solicitation.
Each responsive bid will result in a Standing Offer (SO) and/or a Supply Arrangement (SA).
1. Determination of When to Use the Standing Offer vs. Supply Arrangement
a) A Standing Offer will be used when requirements fit under ALL of the following conditions:
i) Requirement Valued below $25,000 (applicable taxes included); and
ii) Client does not require a private classroom training.
b) A Supply Arrangement will be used when requirements fit under ANY of the following conditions:
i) Requirement valued above $25,000 (applicable taxes included); or
ii) Client wants a private classroom training.
2. Applicable Trade Agreements
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement and the Canada – Columbia Free Trade Agreement, and the Canada Panama Free Trade Agreement if it is in force.
3. The Period of the Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement
Resulting Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements will be valid until March 31, 2027 or until Canada no longer deems them necessary.
3.1 On-going Opportunity for Qualification and Request for Bids (SO/SA) Refresh Solicitation
An on-going Notice is posted on the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) to allow new suppliers to become qualified. Suppliers may submit an offer for a SO or an arrangement for a SA by responding to the most recent terms and conditions posted on GETS. This process permits pre-qualified suppliers to modify their SO financial offer. Existing pre-qualified suppliers, who have been issued a SO or SA, will not be required to submit a new bid. Canada may issue an unlimited number of SOs/SAs and may continue to issue SOs/SAs to new bidders throughout the SO/SA period.
Bids received following the permanent Notice will be evaluated within 90 calendar days.
4. Designation as Set-Aside
The resulting Supply Arrangements from this solicitation document can be used by Federal Department Users for requirements containing an Aboriginal set aside under the federal governments Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).
In order to be considered as an Aboriginal Business under the PSAB, the Bidder must complete the Aboriginal Business certification contained in Attachment 1 to Part 3 Certifications and Additional Information.
5. Comprehensive Land Claim Agreements
The Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements resulting from the bid solicitation will not include deliveries of services within locations within the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, or Labrador that are subject to Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs). Any requirements for deliveries of services within locations within the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, or Labrador that are subject to CLCAs will have to be treated as a separate procurement not forming part of the bid solicitation.
6. Offer/Arrangement Authority
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Training and Specialized Services Division
E-mail address: TPSGC.pasvcsformationtidm-apcaittrainingsvcs.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
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