Future opportunity

Civil Service central Apprenticeship Contract

  • Cabinet Office

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-021298

Published 27 August 2021, 2:03pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Cabinet Office

10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf


E14 4PU


zabeen nadarajah




United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Civil Service central Apprenticeship Contract

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 80000000 - Education and training services

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

On the 13th August 2021, the Apprenticeship Coordination Office (ACO) who sit within the Cabinet Office published a Prior information notice (PIN) Publication reference: 2021/S 000-019718 instructing potential bidders that we intended to issue our procurement exercise using the Crown Commercial Services Apprenticeship Training Dynamic Marketplace DPS. Upon further review internally we have made the decision to issue the procurement to the wider market.

This means that we will be publishing next week ending Friday 3rd September 2021 a contract notice and the procurement exercise to all interested bidders who wish to express an interest in the opportunity .

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £63,423,800

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 80000000 - Education and training services

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Please be aware that if prospective providers are interested in participating in the procurement exercise then they must ensure to be registered on the Crown Commercial Services eSourcing tool .

If your organisation isn't already registered on the eSourcing tool please register your organisation on the tool via the "Create account" link at https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk.

This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders.

However if you have recently registered on the eSourcing tool system for another Crown Commercial Services procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

3 September 2021

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes